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South Korea 2-1 Bahrain: Kim Jin-Su with the heroics

Kim Jin-Su's goal in extra time would send South Korea 2-1 past Bahrain and into the AFC Asian Cup quarterfinals.
Tags: South Korea, Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Bahrain, Afc Asian Cup, Kim Jin Su


Qatar 1-0 Iraq: Hisham sends Qatar to quarters

Qatar are into the AFC Asian Cup quarterfinals as Bassam Hisham's stunning free kick downed Iraq 1-0.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Iraq, Football, Qatar, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Hisham, Bassam Hisham


Milligan: Big match atmosphere suits us

Mark Milligan says the Socceroos will thrive playing in front of a large crowd against the host nation.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Socceroos, Milligan, Mark Milligan


Australia 0-0 Uzbekistan: Ryan saves Socceroos in shootout

Mat Ryan saved two spot kicks in a penalty shootout against Uzbekistan in the Asian Cup round of 16, after the game finished 0-0.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Uzbekistan, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Ryan, Socceroos, Mat Ryan


Mat Ryan an 8/10 as he keeps Australia's Asian Cup title defence alive

Mat Ryan's saves ensured Australia's Asian Cup title defence remained alive in a penalty shootout win over Uzbekistan. Australia's Asian Cup title defence remains alive after narrowly defeating Uzbekistan 4-2 on penalties, after 120 minutes ended with the sides scoreless, in a truly uninspiring performance on Monday. Positives From an incredibly slow start, the Socceroos did eventually grow into the contest and by extra-time they were the only team who looked like they wanted t...
Tags: Australia, Football, Sport, Uzbekistan, Blog Post, Afc Asian Cup, Socceroos, Mathew Ryan, Mat Ryan, Uzbekistan Australia


Ryan: I'm pretty chuffed

Mat Ryan says it's pretty special to help provide the Socceroos with another memorable penalty victory.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Ryan, Socceroos, Mat Ryan


Asian Cup: Japan beat wasteful Saudi Arabia to reach quarterfinals

Takehiro Tomiyasu (right) celebrates his winning goal against Saudi Arabia. A first-half goal from Takehiro Tomiyasu was enough to send Japan into the Asian Cup quarterfinals for the eighth consecutive time after a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia at Sharjah Stadium on Monday. The Saudis, looking to end a 23-year drought since their third continental title, paid the price for failing to convert their chances as four-time champions the Samurai Blue progressed to face Vietnam on Thursday. Japan went in f...
Tags: Japan, Saudi Arabia, Football, Sport, Story, Vietnam, Afc Asian Cup, Samurai Blue, Sharjah Stadium, Tomiyasu, Takehiro Tomiyasu


Asian Cup: Australia win shootout, Japan beat wasteful Saudi Arabia to reach quarterfinals

Maty Ryan was the hero as Australia advanced to the quarterfinals. Goalkeeper Maty Ryan earned champions Australia a quarterfinal place in the Asian Cup on Monday as he made two saves in a shootout to see off Uzbekistan with a 4-2 win on penalties after 120 goalless minutes. The Brighton & Hove Albion keeper Ryan denied Islom Tukhtakhujaev and Dostonbek Khamdamov to leave Mathew Leckie to score the winning spot-kick and take the Socceroos into the last eight. The result was no less than the Aust...
Tags: Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Football, Sport, Story, Uzbekistan, Maty Ryan, Afc Asian Cup, Ryan, Socceroos, Brighton Hove Albion, Mathew Leckie, Islom Tukhtakhujaev, Dostonbek Khamdamov


Arnold praises Ryan's penalty heroics

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says the performance from Mat Ryan shows exactly why he's a Premier League goalkeeper.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Premier League, Latest, Arnold, Afc Asian Cup, Ryan, Socceroos, Graham Arnold, Mat Ryan


Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines can learn from Vietnam's remarkable rise

Ali Adnan sealed a 3-2 win for Iraq over Vietnam in the Asian Cup in dramatic fashion, by netting a sublime 90th minute free-kick. Mat Ryan saved two spot kicks in a penalty shootout against Uzbekistan in the Asian Cup round of 16, after the game finished 0-0. Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16. After failing to find the all-important winning goal against Jordan, Palestine must...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Australia, China, Iraq, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Football, Blog, Sport, Syria, Philippines, Malaysia, Oman, Uzbekistan, Jordan


Graham Arnold has Australia playing 'positive' attacking football - Aziz Behich

Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. Socceroos left-back Aziz Behich is revelling in the attacking emphasis of the team under coach Graham Arnold. The left-back has been an ever-present in the seven matches Australia have played under Arnold and says the team's threat going forward is one of t...
Tags: Australia, Football, Sport, Syria, Story, Oman, Espn, Kuwait, Arnold, Matildas, Afc Asian Cup, Tom Rogic, Socceroos, Arnie, Graham Arnold, Aziz Behich


Maclaren: Socceroos are always scoring goals

Jamie Maclaren is keen to prove the critics wrong as the Socceroos take on Uzbekistan.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Jamie Maclaren, Socceroos, Maclaren


Asian Cup: Champions Australia stumble but big boys make it, Yemen bow out

Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. Australia made it through but had to dig deep. The group stage of the 2019 Asian Cup is over, but there have been plenty of talking points from the competition so far. Here are five things you may have missed. Champions Australia stumble but big boys stroll through At the end of Australia's opening game defeat to Jordan, the dry desert air was abuzz with talk of an upse...
Tags: Australia, Football, Sport, Syria, Jordan, Yemen, Blog Post, Afc Asian Cup, Tom Rogic


Australia's Matthew Leckie training at Asian Cup 'like buying a new player' - Sainsbury

Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. Mathew Leckie is back in full training and his impending return of is set to deliver a massive boost to Australia's Asian Cup campaign. Leckie has missed all of the Socceroos build-up and matches in the UAE due to a hamstring injury suffered in December before the tournament while playing in Germany for Hertha Berlin. The 27-year-old however completed his first full session with...
Tags: Australia, Germany, Football, Sport, Syria, Story, Sainsbury, Uzbekistan, Hertha Berlin, Uae, Afc Asian Cup, Tom Rogic, Socceroos, Al Ain, Leckie, Mathew Leckie


Asian Cup: Qatar down Saudi Arabia to win Group E; Japan through to knockouts

Qatar's Almoez Ali took his tally to seven goals in three games at the Asian Cup, netting twice in a 2-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Thursday to ensure Felix Sanchez's side advanced to the last 16 as Group E winners. Ali scored a goal in each half to see off the Saudis, after Qatar captain Hassan Al Haydos had missed a penalty three minutes before half-time. Al Duhail forward Ali capitalised on hesitation in the Saudi defence to beat the offside trap and slot the ball past Mohammed Al Owa...
Tags: Japan, Saudi Arabia, Football, Qatar, Sport, Story, Ali, Afc Asian Cup, Felix Sanchez, Group E, Almoez Ali, Al Duhail, Hassan Al Haydos, Mohammed Al Owais


Asian Cup: Son starts for South Korea in win against China; Iran top Group D

South Korea beat China 2-0 to secure top spot in Group C at the Asian Cup on Wednesday as Tottenham's Son Heung-min made his first appearance in the tournament for Paulo Bento's side. The Spurs forward arrived from London on Monday following his club's Premier League loss to Manchester United and was not expected to start South Korea's final group encounter. Yet with the Koreans needing a win to claim pole position, Bento selected the 26-year-old and goals from Hwang Ui-jo an...
Tags: South Korea, London, China, Football, Sport, Story, Premier League, Manchester United, Spurs, Tottenham, Afc Asian Cup, Bento, Son Heung, Hwang Ui jo, Kim Min jae, Iran top Group D. South Korea


Asian Cup: Son starts as South Korea beat China to win group; Iran top Group D

South Korea beat China 2-0 to secure top spot in Group C at the Asian Cup on Wednesday as Tottenham's Son Heung-min made his first appearance in the tournament for Paulo Bento's side. The Spurs forward arrived from London on Monday following his club's Premier League loss to Manchester United and was not expected to start South Korea's final group encounter. Yet with the Koreans needing a win to claim pole position, Bento selected the 26-year-old and goals from Hwang Ui-jo an...
Tags: South Korea, London, China, Football, Sport, Story, Premier League, Manchester United, Spurs, Tottenham, Afc Asian Cup, Bento, Son Heung, Hwang Ui jo, Kim Min jae, Iran top Group D. South Korea


Son Heung-min's South Korea overcame China, but Team Dragon still have Wu Lei to call on

Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16. After failing to find the all-important winning goal against Jordan, Palestine must wait to find out their Asia Cup fate. Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Pales...
Tags: South Korea, Australia, China, Football, Blog, Sport, Syria, Oman, Son, Abu Dhabi, Blog Post, Afc Asian Cup, Son Heung-min, Tom Rogic, Son Heung, Marcello Lippi


South Korea 2-0 China: Son makes debut

Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16.
Tags: South Korea, Media, China, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Son Heung


Australia hopeful Andrew Nabbout will be fit for Asian Cup round of 16 clash

Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. Jordan beat holders Australia in the opening match of the Asian Cup. Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16. After failing to find the all-importan...
Tags: South Korea, Australia, China, Football, Sport, Syria, Story, United Arab Emirates, Espn, Jordan, Afc Asian Cup, Urawa Red Diamonds, Andrew Nabbout, Tom Rogic, Son Heung, Socceroos


Japan's Hajime Moriyasu unfazed by potential Asian Cup round of 16 clash with Australia

Ritsu Doan added to Yuya Osaka's two goals to ensure Asian Cup favourites Japan kicked off their tournament with a 3-2 win. Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16. After failing to find the all-important winning goal against Jordan, Palestine must wait to find out t...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Japan, Australia, China, Football, Sport, Syria, Story, Oman, Uzbekistan, Afc Asian Cup, Turkmenistan, Tom Rogic, Son Heung, Socceroos


Westwood? Roca? Moyes? Five managers who could replace Stephen Constantine as India coach

If you had a magic lamp, and you could pick any coach in the world to be India's next, who would it be and why? Here are five potential candidates who could replace Stephen Constantine, with the possible pros and cons. Ashley Westwood Positives: With an I-League title, a runner-up finish and a Federation Cup in two years at Bengaluru FC - his debut season in India -- Westwood is a winner, understands the complexities of Indian football, brings knowledge from faraway lands, and can get the....
Tags: India, Football, Blog, Sport, Latest, Ashley Westwood, Blog Post, Blog - Football Asia, Afc Asian Cup, Moyes, Roca, Westwood, Stephen Constantine, Gurpreet Singh, Bengaluru FC, Sunil Chhetri


India must turn 'Sorrow of Sharjah' at Asian Cup into fuel for fire

After failing to find the all-important winning goal against Jordan, Palestine must wait to find out their Asia Cup fate. Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. Uzbekistan prevailed 2-1 over Oman in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup opener courtesy of Eldor Shomurodov's late winner. ...
Tags: Japan, Australia, Iraq, India, Football, Blog, Qatar, Sport, Syria, Oman, Blog Post, Afc Asian Cup, Sharjah, Tom Rogic, Samurai Blue, Ritsu Doan


Asian Cup: Tom Rogic heroics send Australia to last 16; Jordan top group

Australia left it late in their win over Syria on Tuesday. Tom Rogic smashed home an injury-time winner to earn defending champions Australia a 3-2 win over Syria on Tuesday evening and a place in the knockout rounds of the Asian Cup. The Celtic midfielder struck from 25 yards out to see off a determined Syrian side in an incident-packed clash, with victory ensuring the Socceroos advance to the round of 16 in second place in group B alongside Jordan. Jordan, meanwhile, won the group after playin...
Tags: Australia, Football, Sport, Syria, Story, Jordan, Afc Asian Cup, Tom Rogic, Socceroos, Jordan Jordan


Tom Rogic, Chris Ikonomidis earn 8/10, cover Australian defensive lapses vs. Syria

Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. Australia progressed to the Asian Cup Round of 16 courtesy of a second-place finish in Group B, but did so in less than convincing fashion by narrowly defeating Syria 3-2 on Tuesday night. Positives Despite having pressure put on them by a Syrian team that needed a win to finish second in the group themselves, the Socceroos found just enough grit to get the job done, which will pleas...
Tags: Australia, Football, Blog, Sport, Syria, Blog Post, Afc Asian Cup, Tom Rogic, Socceroos, Graham Arnold, Christopher Ikonomidis, Tom Rogic Chris Ikonomidis


Palestine 0-0 Jordan: Nervous wait for Palestine

After failing to find the all-important winning goal against Jordan, Palestine must wait to find out their Asia Cup fate.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Palestine, Jordan, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Jordan Palestine


Australia 3-2 Syria: Rogic sends Socceroos to knockouts

Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Syria, Xbox 360, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Tom Rogic, Socceroos


India centre-back Anas Edathodika retires from international football

India centre-back Anas Edathodika has announced his retirement from international football, a day after a hamstring injury forced him off the field within four minutes of the crucial Asian Cup clash against Bahrain in Sharjah.  "It's been a very hard decision to take and accept. I love (sic) to play more years at my best, but I think it's the time to step down and give opportunities to youngsters who can perform better," Kerala Blasters defender Anas said in a social media post announc...
Tags: India, Football, Sport, Latest, Bahrain, Blog Post, Indian Super League, Afc Asian Cup, Sharjah, Kerala Blasters Fc, Kerala Blasters, Anas, Anas Edathodika


After Asian Cup exit, what next for India?

Stephen Constantine's men did it the hard way -- scripting an improbable second-half wipeout of Thailand in a 4-1 win, pushing hosts UAE to the edge but paying for their lack of finishing in a 2-0 defeat, and then reserved their worst for the last. The score might have read only 1-0 to Bahrain, but India were outplayed and outmaneuvered before finally being shown the way out. What are some of the positives and negatives, and what lies in store for this team, now without Constantine, who ste...
Tags: India, Football, Sport, Story, Thailand, Latest, Bahrain, Uae, Afc Asian Cup, Constantine, Stephen Constantine


Asian Cup: Bahrain eliminate India with injury-time penalty

Bahrain left it late against India. India had their hearts broken by an injury-time penalty as Bahrain handed Stephen Constantine's side a late 1-0 defeat that knocked them out of the Asian Cup on Monday evening. India needed a draw to progress beyond the group phase for the first time in their history, but Jamal Rashed's spot kick a minute into injury time gave Bahrain a victory that sees them advance as to the next round as third place finishers in group A. They join hosts the United...
Tags: India, Football, Sport, Story, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Afc Asian Cup, India India, Stephen Constantine, Jamal Rashed