2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
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1dPaul Murphy

Vietnam join Malaysia in AFC U23 quarters

Vietnam survived a late onslaught from Syria to claim a 0-0 draw and join Malaysia in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China, with Thailand eliminated.

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2dMichael Church

Ong hails Malaysia AFC U23 giant killers

Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee paid tribute to the character of his history-making team ahead of Saturday's quarterfinal in the AFC U23 Championship.

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3dMichael Church

Danial seals historic Malaysia U23 victory

Danial Amier helped Malaysia make history, scoring the only goal as they beat Saudi Arabia to secure a place in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China.

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4dMichael Church

Malaysia won't park bus in AFC U23 decider

Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee has no plans to adopt a defensive approach in their 2018 AFC U23 decider against Saudi Arabia in China on Tuesday night.

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48dMichael Church

Iran boss Queiroz eyes Portugal WC clash

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz will need to take on his home nation Portugal and former player Cristiano Ronaldo after the draw for Russia 2018 on Friday.

49dNick Miller

Hosts Russia face Salah, Suarez

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay make up World Cup Group A. Here's what to look for -- and you can vote for your winner.

Group A - Favourable draw for hosts Russia? (3:38)
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52dJohn Duerden

Ex-Chile boss Pizzi makes Saudi switch

World Cup-bound Saudi Arabia have appointed 2016 Copa America winner Juan Antonio Pizzi as head coach of the national team.

57dJohn Duerden

Van Marwijk turns down return to Saudis

Bert Van Marwijk has rejected a dramatic return to Saudi Arabia after the firing of Argentina's Edgardo Bauza, two months after quitting as coach.

126dJohn Duerden

Bauza replaces Van Marwijk as Saudi boss

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.

Saudi Arabia 1-0 Japan: Saudi's qualify for World Cup (2:29)
143dMichael Church

UAE deal blow to Saudi Arabia's WC hopes

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.

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170dESPN Staff

Iraq boss remembers Asian Cup miracle

Ten years after Iraq's shock 2007 Asian Cup triumph, victorious coach Jorvan Vieira says tea and sleepless nights drove a war-torn nation to glory.

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224dESPN staff

FIFA won't punish Saudis for minute silence

Saudi Arabia declined to participate in a minute's silence to honor the victims of last weekend's London attack before their World Cup qualifier.

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225dESPN staff

Saudis decline minute's silence for London

Saudi Arabia declined to participate in a minute's silence to honor the victims of last weekend's London attack before their World Cup qualifier.

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225dRob Brooks

Rogic heroics but unconvincing Aussies

Tom Rogic ensured three points for Australia in a 2018 World Cup qualifier vs. Saudi Arabia after an uneven defensive performance, writes Rob Brooks.

WATCH: Juric converts goalkeeper howler (0:59)
WATCH: Rogic's stunner for Australia (0:54)
Australia 3-2 Saudi Arabia: Rogic scores screamer (2:50)
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WCQ: Rogic inspires Australia over Saudis

Tom Rogic scored the winner as Australia improved their chances of 2018 World Cup qualification with a 3-2 victory over Saudi Arabia in Adelaide.

RankingsInternational Friendly

Goal Difference3Tied-35th
Goals Scored14Tied-5th
Goals Conceded11Tied-145th