Japan won It is Turkmenistan's second Asian Cup appearance but they did not show up like a minnow and earned respect after this thrilling match. I hope we can grow up from this Asian Cup.
Lebanon had a goal ruled out in the first half, with Al Rawi's superb strike then setting up victory for the World Cup hosts, who sealed all three Group E points when Ali tucked in a rebound with 11 minutes left. Miodrag Radulovic's Lebanon will hope for a more positive outcome when they face Saudi Arabia at the weekend, when North Korea are Qatar 's next opponents. Qatar were on top in the opening exchanges but Lebanon seemingly took the lead against the run of play in the 36th minute, only for the goal to be disallowed.
Following the conclusion of today's Group E action, we now know the composition of the teams and definitive fixture list of the Asian Cup Round of Monday also sees three games with Japan and Saudi Arabia opening proceedings. Current holders Australia will be hoping to improve their group stage performances as they face Uzbekistan in Al Ain.
The Green Hawks are counting on a new generation that qualified for the World Cup after a long absence and ended with a win over Egypt after a disappointing start. DPRK, which are competing in the Asian Cup for the fifth time, won the fourth place in and left early inand On Tuesday, Vietnam played Iraq bravely and took the lead twice.
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John Brewin and Barry Glendenning. Fri 1 Feb Further to that email: Qatar lifted the Asian Cup for the first time after the Asian Football Confederation AFC had earlier dismissed a protest about the eligibility of two of their players.
The Saudis, beaten in the previous final four years ago by Iraq, suffered a shock defeat by Syria in their opening game in Qatar. Japan, the champions, earlier needed a late equalizer to snatch a draw with Jordan in Group B's first match. Syria have never made it to the quarterfinals in four previous attempts, the last being inbut boosted their hopes of progressing thanks to two deflected goals from midfielder Abdulrazak Al Husein at Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Al-Rayyan.
Osako leveled the score 11 minutes after the break with a poised finish inside the box. The Werder Bremen forward created room by switching from his left boot and firing with his right past Turkmenistan custodian Mamed Orazmuhamedov. Osako struck again four minutes later, tapping in from directly in front after left-back Yuto Nagatomo beat a pair of defenders and jabbed a short cross from the left side. Doan netted his second international goal in the 71st minute with a deflected shot from the left side of the area on an assist from Takumi Minamino.