Drag-flicker Hyun Woo Nam scored in the dying moments as a resilient Korea came back from a goal down to beat a fighting Argentina 2-1 in their second Pool A match of the hockey World Cup in New Delhi on Wednesday .
Lee Nam Yong (62 minutes) scored the equaliser while Hyun (70th) converted a penalty corner just 54 seconds from the hooter to give Korea full three points from the match. Facundo Callioni scored the lone goal for Argentina in the 53rd minute at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here.
Korea showed great fighting spirit and scored two goals within last 10 minutes to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. The Asian champions sparkled in the final 15 minutes of the match, which was mainly dominated by Argentina for most part of the day.
Argentina were the more attacking side in the first half as they had two big scoring chances in the initial two minutes but on both the occasion the forwardline disappointed.
The Koreans too had a few chances, mainly through counter attacks, but their strikers lacked the finishing ability as both the teams failed to break the deadlock in the first period. PTI