Eight Southeast Asian contenders are competing in the Asian World Cup qualifiers, but which teams have a realistic chance of advancing?
Yuya Osako's five-goal haul helped Japan to a 10-0 rout of Myanmar on Friday in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.
Yuya Osako's five-goal haul helped Japan to a 10-0 rout of Myanmar on Friday that sealed the Samurai Blues' place in the next phase of Asia's qualif
Shan United wins the Myanmar National League crown, guaranteeing it a place in next season's AFC Cup.
Malaysia face a do-or-die match vs. Myanmar on Saturday. Are Tan Cheng Hoe's men up to the task? John Duerden previews a potential AFF Cup classic.
Pre-tournament favourites Vietnam were held to a 0-0 draw by Myanmar as the duo remained locked in the top two positions in group A.
Vietnam maintained their perfect start to the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup on Friday as Park Hang-seo's side beat Malaysia 2-0 at Hanoi's My Dinh Stadium.
There are plenty of local rivalries at play in Group A of the AFF Cup. ESPN FC runs the rule over Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.
Myanmar international striker Aung Thu has become the latest player to benefit from the Thai League's new ASEAN player quota by joining Police Tero.
Philippines blew a chance to seal their place at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup as they laboured to a 0-0 draw in Nepal and will now have to wait until March.
With qualification in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup assured, India will look to extend their 12-match unbeaten streak against Myanmar, who need a win.
Vietnam are on the verge of qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup after they went joint top of Group B with a dominant 5-0 victory over Cambodia.
Teerasil Dangda was on the scoresheet again as Thailand eased past neighbours Myanmar with a 3-1 victory in a friendly in Mandalay.
James Younghusband grabbed a draw for Philippines at home to Yemen as India and Vietnam secured wins in 2019 Asian Cup qualifying on Tuesday night.
Captain Adib Zainuddin is concerned Malaysia are still leaking goals as they prepare for Saturday's SEA Games semifinal versus Indonesia at Shah Alam.
Coach Ong Kim Swee says getting results is more important than playing pretty football as the unbeaten Malaysians look ahead to Saturday's semifinals.
Forward S. Kumaahran warned unbeaten Malaysia of any complacency as they look for a win over minnows Laos to ensure topping Group A at the SEA Games.
Coach Ong Kim Swee says two-goal hero N. Thanabalan is Malaysia's "treat" after he inspired a 3-1 win vs. Myanmar to book a SEA Games semifinal spot.
Malaysia beat Myanmar 3-1 in SEA Games football at Shah Alam on Monday night to confirm their semifinal spot, and put them on course to top Group A.
Midfielder Syamer Kutty Abba predicts Malaysia will give a more complete performance when they take on Myanmar in a SEA Games crunch match on Monday.
Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee has cautioned his team watch Myanmar's hot shot striker Aung Thu in their SEA Games Group A decider on Monday night.
Malaysia may be riding high after consecutive SEA Games wins, but they are preparing for a test of character against unbeaten Myanmar on Monday.
"The criticism affects everyone, you can see it sometimes after games," Singapore defender Irfan Fandi said from the SEA Games in Malaysia.
Singapore made a disappointing start to the 2017 SEA Games, with Aung Thu masterminding a 2-0 Group A win for Myanmar in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.
Rival strikers Ikhsan Fandi, of Singapore, and Malaysia's Syafiq Ahmad will vie for SEA Games bragging rights, writes Nicolas Anil.