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Suzuki Cup champs Thailand beat Belarus on pens, retain King's Cup

Suzuki Cup champs Thailand beat Belarus on pens, retain King's Cup
From ESPN - July 16, 2017

Southeast Asian champions Thailand retained the King's Cup after defeating Belarus in Sunday's final in Bangkok.

The Thais, who won their second consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup last December, prevailed 5-4 on penalties after the game finished 0-0.

The triumph came after Milovan Rajevac's side had defeated North Korea 3-0 in Friday's semifinal.

The Serbian took over from Kiatisuk Senamuang in May and has secured some impressive results, despite the absence of several key players.

They held United Arab Emriates to a 1-1 draw in their last 2018 AFC World Cup qualifier on June 13, having taken a second-half lead in Bangkok.

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