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WATCH: UAE reach Asian Games semi-finals after shootout win over North Korea

The Whites will play Japan in Wednesday’s semi-final.

WATCH: UAE reach Asian Games semi-finals after shootout win over North Korea

The UAE have reached the semi-finals of the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia after beating North Korea 5-3 on penalties.

The Whites went behind on 63 minutes, but equalised with a close range header from Ali Eid only three minutes later. Extra time saw no more goals from two tired teams and the match ended 1-1.

Maciej Skorza’s U23 side kept their cool to advance.

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The UAE’s U23s now play Japan on Wednesday, while South Korea face Vietnam in the other semi-final on the same day.

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