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Things got weird in the final minutes of today’s China-New Zealand match as Chinese manager Hao Wei earned an ejection for interfering with a Kiwi player who was attempting a throw-in. All China needed under the circumstances was a draw to advance, and they got it; one can reasonably assume Hao was trying to waste time. But his red card means he’s suspended for China’s next match; whether that will make a difference is yet to be seen.

This also happened after the match:



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