Lee Jeong-Hyeop (L) of South Korea celebrates his goal against Lebanon during their 2018 World Cup qualifying football match in Ansan, south of Seoul, on March 24, 2016. AFP / JUNG YEON-JE
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A valiant Cedars side came within a whisker of a famous draw against South Korea Thursday, ultimately succumbing to Lee Jeong-hyeop's last-gasp winner.Lebanon remain in third place in Group G on 10 points, with a win Tuesday all but guaranteeing passage to the 2019 Asia Cup after second-placed Kuwait were handed an international ban by FIFA in October.The new AFC format doubles as World and Asia Cup qualification with the eight group winners joined in the final round by the best four second-placed sides. The 12 teams will also secure a place in the recently expanded Asia Cup.
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