Japan's Hajime Hosogai, left, scores a goal against South Korea during their AFC Asian Cup semifinal soccer match in Doha on January 25. (AP Photo)
DOHA, Qatar, January 25 (AP): Japan advanced to the final of the Asian Cup by winning a penalty shootout over South Korea 3-0 Tuesday after a 2-2 draw. South Korea failed to score in all three attempts from the spot after equalizing less than a minute from the end of extra time. Japan is seeking a record fourth championship and will play either Australia or Uzbekistan in Saturday's final.