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Summary

  1. Smyth scores seconds into NI debut
  2. Clever NI free-kick leads to own goal equaliser
  3. Spurs' Son sets up Kwon opener
  4. Get involved - #bbcfootball

Live Reporting

By Jonathan Jurejko

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodbye!

    Northern Ireland

    Only one image to leave you with... Paul Smyth celebrating his winning goal. On his debut! A moment to treasure for the young Northern Ireland forward.

    Read our match report here.

    Cheerio!

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Stuart Elliott

    Former Northern Ireland player on BBC Radio Ulster

    You’d think Paul Smyth had about 50 caps under his belt. Michael will be looking for his debutants to be fearless and take the bull by the horns. I couldn't believe his finish – it was unbelievable. He looked like he’d been on the international scene for a long time.

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    And another debut goal means he's fast turning into the new Jermain Defoe... Defoe's scored on every debut, hasn't he?

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    So what do we know about Northern Ireland's newest hero Paul Smyth? He started out at Linfield and played in their Champions League qualifier double-header against Celtic earlier this season, shortly before a move to Championship side QPR in August.

    After finding his feet in the west London club's Under-23 side, he was given a chance by manager Ian Holloway against promotion-chasing Cardiff on New Year's Day - and scored the winner.

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Sammy Clingan

    Former NI midfielder on Radio Ulster

    It was fantastic that wee Smythy came on and scored a good goal. He’s a fantastic little boy. Fair play to him, he’ll be on a real high.

    South Korea were very good in the top and middle third but they were weak defensively.

    It was a good workout for the boys against a team going to the World Cup.

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    There were just 194 seconds between Paul Smyth coming on and scoring Northern Ireland's winner. You can't even make a decent cup of tea in that time.

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Anyone thinking 'it's only a friendly' - you're wrong. So says a buoyant rendition of Sweet Caroline that is belted out around Windsor Park by some happy home fans.

    Happy because they've beaten a team who are going to Russia in the summer. And happy because they've seen some impressive performances - both defensively and going forward - by young players who showed they can cut it against a team of decent pedigree.

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    John O'Neill

    Former Northern Ireland defender on BBC Radio Ulster

    Overall the goals were great. Michael O'Neill will take a lot out of the game. I enjoyed it, although it's only a friendly. The second phase of Michael's tenure has started with a win. The younger players did well and the older players showed they can still play at this level.

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Smyth, the 20-year-old QPR forward, shares a warm embrace with skipper Gareth McAuley - a man who is old enough to be his dad - as the appreciation of the Green and White Army rings in his eardrums.

  10. FULL-TIME

    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Paul Smyth could sit in the corner with the ball... nah. He goes past a South Korean defender and shoots at goal from a tight angle. And that's the last kick of the game.

    That's the man of the moment right there - Mr Paul Smyth.

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    The home fans full of voice now... buoyed by Conor Washington making a nuisance of himself down the left flank. The home side want more...

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Three minutes of stoppage time. No messing about from the referee, despite there being plenty more of stoppages and subs. He's probably got a plane to catch.

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Is there more for Northern Ireland fans to cheer? Almost...

    George Saville lines up a free-kick on the right edge of the South Korea box, whipping it to Liam Boyce who fires a first-time shot over the bar.

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Move over Will Grigg. Windsor Park has a new hero...

    "Paul Smyth's on fire, your defence is terrified!"

    OOOOSH!

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    Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    John O'Neill

    Former Northern Ireland defender on BBC Radio Ulster

    What a goal. You have to give credit to Conor Washington who man-handles the centre-back. Smyth gets on the ball and jinks inside the second centre-half. I think it was his second touch.

    Players with that enthusiasm will help the older players to keep playing.

    Paul Smyth celebrates
  16. GOAL - Northern Ireland 2-1 South Korea

    Paul Smyth

    He's only gone and done it!!

    What an introduction from young Paul Smyth... even Michael O'Neill is laughing, shaking his head in disbelief and using some coarse language to express it.

    Smyth collects a flat pass into the South Korean box, turns on a six-pence then buries into the top left corner with a stunning strike.

    His celebration is equally impressive - a handstand and somersault that wouldn't look out of place on the Olympic gymnastics mat.

    Paul Smyth celebrates
  17. SUBSTITUTION

    Northern Ireland 1-1 South Korea

    Michael O'Neill makes his final substitution as young QPR forward Paul Smyth comes on for his international debut. What a fairytale this would be if he could get a winner...

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    Northern Ireland 1-1 South Korea

    John O'Neill

    Former Northern Ireland defender on BBC Radio Ulster

    We've got to see this period of pressure out. They had a tremendous opening 15 minutes and it looks they're going to have a similar final 15 minutes. We can't get near them again.

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    Northern Ireland 1-1 South Korea

    South Korea, encouraged by that opening for Kim Shin-wook, continue to put pressure on as they search for a late winner.

    A well-worked short corner is pulled back to substitute Lee Chang-min, who takes a touch to steady himself and then hammer a left-foot shot over the bar. Always rising.

  20. NI fans in full voice

    Northern Ireland 1-1 South Korea

    BBC Sport NI's Richard Petrie at Windsor Park: "Predictably given the number of substitutions which have punctuated the second half, the game has lacked a bit of spark after the break but the Northern Ireland supporters appear to be enjoying their afternoon, creating plenty of noise and going through their traditional repertoire of songs in the March sunshine."