10 Mar 2009

South Korea upset Japan at WBC

6:37 am on 10 March 2009

The Olympic baseball champions South Korea have upset title holders Japan 1-0 in a cliffhanger to claim top spot in Pool A of the World Baseball Classic.

Korea's win gave them instant revenge after a humiliating 14-2 loss to their fierce rivals in their first meeting at the weekend.

Both teams are through to the next phase of the tournament.