Coach Paulo Bento believes South Korea are continuing to make progress under his leadership after the side extended their unbeaten run with a thumping win over Uzbekistan to enhance their status as one of the favourites for next year’s Asian Cup.

Four different players scored for South Korea as they crushed the White Wolves 4-0 in Brisbane on Tuesday, to improve their record to six games without a defeat since Bento took over from Shin Tae-yong in August.

“I think we’re going in the right direction,” the Portuguese manager told reporters. “We still have room for improvement, but I believe we’re on the right path. I want to make sure all the players understand where the national team is trying to go.

“Overall, we dominated the match today. Even with a 2-0 lead after the first half, we didn’t lose our focus in the second half, and that led to a good result.”

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By Ian Dei

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