Sunil Chhetri's popularity, Pakistani food in Abu Dhabi and an Iraqi fan's journey feature in our Asian Cup diaries.
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India were punished for the wastefulness in front of goal as UAE made the most of their chances on Thursday.
Anirudh Thapa and Sunil Chhetri shone in attack but mistakes at the back proved costly against hosts UAE.
Centre-back Sandesh Jhingan, like India, made mistakes but UAE would agree they were in a proper contest on Thursday night.
Follow live scores and match updates as India take on UAE in their second group game at the AFC Asian Cup.
India haven't beaten UAE in 18 years, but after their win over Thailand, they will fancy their chances of getting at least a point.
One of the stars in India's victory over Thailand, the 21-year-old striker is reaping the benefits of being patient and keeping things simple.
India are being ultra-careful with what they eat as they prepare for their crucial fixture against UAE in the Asian Cup.
Hosts United Arab Emirates needed a late penalty from a handball to salvage a 1-1 draw with Bahrain in the opening match of the Asian Cup.
United Arab Emirates hopes of winning 2019 Asian Cup dealt a major blow with an injury to Omar Abdulrahman.
U.A.E. fans may have been sorry to see Amoory leave Al Ain but ahead of the 2019 Asian Cup, there is some comfort as the playmaker is in fine form.
He's second only to Gonzalo Higuain in terms of loan fees paid, but few outside of Asia will get to experience the majesty that is Omar Abdulrahman.
Former Asian Player of the Year Omar Abdulrahman has joined Al Hilal on a one-year loan deal from Al Ain, the Saudi Arabian club have announced.
Diego Maradona has left his position as the manager of United Arab Emirates second-tier club Al-Fujairah, according to a tweet from his lawyer.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have revealed ambitious plans to use the expanded 2019 Asian Cup to make football Asia's number one sport.
After being snubbed by FIFA, Ausralia and Perth Glory star Sam Kerr is on the three-player shortlist for the Asian Women's Player of the Year.
United Arab Emirates' minister of state for foreign affairs has commented on Qatar hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Just over a week after guiding Saudi Arabia to a fifth World Cup, Bert van Marwijk has been replaced as head coach by Argentina's Edgardo Bauza.
Japan beat Australia to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, China won to keep their hopes alive, as South Korea drew in the penultimate round on Thursday.
United Arab Emirates scored two stunning goals to keep their slim World Cup qualifying hopes alive with a 2-1 win at home over Saudi Arabia.
UAE coach Edgardo Bauza will be forced to select his squad for the final two qualifying matches for Russia 2018 after watching his players in Europe.
New Thailand boss Milovan Rajevac made an impressive competitive debut for an under-strength Thailand in World Cup qualifying, writes Paul Murphy.
Japan, China and U.A.E. were all held to costly draws in 2018 AFC World Cup qualifying, while Qatar kept slim hopes of Russia alive with S. Korea win.
Former Argentina boss Edgardo Bauza was confirmed as the new manager of the United Arab Emirates national team on Thursday.
Former Argentina boss Edgardo Bauza appears set to become the new manager of the United Arab Emirates national team.