Chances were few and far between throughout the game in Suwon as both teams cancelled each other out.
Hong Myung-Bo's men created the best of the few clear-cut opportunities in the 57th minute when Pohang Steelers midfielder Cho Chan-Ho went on a strong run before drilling his left-footed shot over the bar from 20 yards.
The home side were on top and went close again just four minutes later as Peru goalkeeper Raul Fernandez was forced into a smart save from Keun-Ho Lee.
The Sangju Sangmu forward slid in and volleyed a deep cross goalwards, but the FC Dallas stopper was equal to his effort.
The result means South Korea have now gone five games without a win, while Peru will be hoping for an improved performance when they host Uruguay in their next FIFA World Cup qualifier in September.
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