Jordan qualified behind South Korea in Group E but have gone beyond them in the Asian Cup

Mousa Tamari delivered a stunning curling strike to shock two-time champions South Korea, propelling Jordan into their maiden Asian Cup final.


Yazan Al-Naimat broke the deadlock early in the second half with a clever finish, before Tamari extended Jordan’s lead with an exceptional solo goal.


This historic victory marks Jordan’s first appearance in the final, having never progressed beyond the quarter-finals in previous tournaments.


Awaiting them in Saturday’s final are hosts Qatar or Iran.


South Korea, missing Bayern Munich’s Kim Min-jae due to suspension, struggled to contain Jordan’s high-pressing tactics in the first half.


Although Son Heung-min appeared to find the net with a deft chip over Yazeed Abulaila, the goal was disallowed for offside.


Jurgen Klinsmann’s side was denied a penalty after VAR intervention revealed an error in the initial decision.


The game turned in Jordan’s favor early in the second half when Tamari capitalized on Kim Young-gwon’s mistake to set up Al-Naimat for a composed finish.


Tamari doubled Jordan’s lead moments later with a brilliant individual effort, weaving past South Korean defenders before slotting home a precise curling shot.


Despite South Korea’s late heroics in previous matches, they failed to muster a comeback this time, leaving questions about Klinsmann’s tenure as manager, a position he assumed just a year ago and which has drawn criticism from some Korean fans.

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