2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
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71dDebayan Sen in Abu Dhabi

Eriksson: Football needs India, China and USA

Sven-Göran Eriksson speaks exclusively to ESPN about the Asian Cup, describing India's win over Thailand the tournament's "biggest surprise."

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160dReuters

Japan stroll in final Asian Cup warm-up game

Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu remains undefeated after five games in charge following a 4-0 rout of Kyrgyzstan in Toyota City on Tuesday.

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647dArjun Namboothiri

India on right track, but mind the potholes

Over-reliance on Sunil Chhetri, holes in midfield and defensive flaws are pressing issues for India despite favourable results.

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649dDebayan Sen

Sen: Gurpreet leads India from the back

Sunil Chhetri grabbed the headlines once again, but Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's inspired show was equally instrumental in India's win over Kyrgyzstan.

'Massive game for both teams' - Sen (3:37)
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1091dESPN Staff

AFC: China advance, North Korea crash out

China completed a remarkable transformation in their 2018 AFC World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win over Qatar to advance to the third round.

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1229dESPN staff

Australia 3-0 Kyrgyzstan: Jedinak scores

Captain Mile Jedinak helped Australia get their AFC World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a first half penalty in his comeback from injury

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1259dESPN staff

AFC: North Korea, Qatar win to pad leads

North Korea, Qatar, Thailand and Jordan all won on Tuesday to maintain their group leads in the second round of Asian qualifying for the World Cup.

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1263dAssociated Press

AFC: Jordan surprise Australia, Japan win

Jordan scored twice in the second half to upset continental champions Australia 2-0 on Thursday and move to the top of Group B in the second round of

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1377dESPN Staff

WCQ: Super sub Oar decisive for Australia

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou hailed the influence of substitute Tommy Oar in their opening 2018 WC Qualifier win against Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday.

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1378dAssociated Press

Kyrgyzstan 1-2 Australia: Jedinak scores

Skipper Mile Jedinak scored in the second minute to set Asian champion Australia on its way to a 2-1 win over Kyrgyzstan in its opening qualifier.

2019 AFC Cup Standings

GROUP AGPWDLGDP
United Arab Emirates3120+25
Thailand3111-24
Bahrain311104
India310203
GROUP BGPWDLGDP
Jordan3210+37
Australia3201+36
Palestine3021-32
Syria3012-31
GROUP CGPWDLGDP
South Korea3300+49
China3201+26
Kyrgyz Republic310203
Philippines3003-60
GROUP DGPWDLGDP
Iran3210+77
Iraq3210+47
Vietnam3102-13
Yemen3003-100
GROUP EGPWDLGDP
Qatar3300+109
Saudi Arabia3201+46
Lebanon3102-13
North Korea3003-130
AFC ASIAN CUP - GROUP FGPWDLGDP
Japan3300+39
Uzbekistan3201+46
Oman310203
Turkmenistan3003-70