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Another late penalty rescues UAE at Asian Cup as Ryan saves Aussies

Hosts United Arab Emirates ended Kyrgyzstan's fairytale with a controversial extra-time penalty to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals as holders ...

Asian media, football experts lavish praise on ‘giant killer’ Vietnam

Asian media and experts were all praise for Vietnam’s never-say-die spirit as they beat Jordan in the Asian Cup.

Jordan goal invalid, say experts and referees

Several football experts and referees say Jordan’s opening goal against Vietnam in Sunday’s Asian Cup match was invalid.
January 21, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

'Not today': Vietnamese football players chant on Asian Cup knockout victory

Vietnam's men national football team have become the only one in Southeast Asia to advance to the quarterfinals of the AFC Asian Cup 2019.
January 21, 2019 | 05:08 pm GMT+7

South Korea’s avid interest in Vietnamese football revealed

'Vietnam-Jordan' was second on the list of most searched keywords on South Korean portal Naver on Sunday night.
January 21, 2019 | 02:17 pm GMT+7

Cristiano flashback as Iran book Asian Cup quarter-final spot

Title-chasing Iran survived a first-minute penalty in a chaotic start to eventually dispatch Oman 2-0 and reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Sunday.
January 21, 2019 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Vietnamese players keep their cool, then explode with joy

After fighting with their backs to their wall, Vietnamese players celebrated wildly after winning the penalty shootout against Jordan.
January 21, 2019 | 07:57 am GMT+7

AFC Asian Cup highlights: Vietnam beat Jordan 4-2 on penalties

Vietnam advance to the quarterfinals of Asian Cup 2019 after winning an intense knockout game Sunday.
January 20, 2019 | 11:51 pm GMT+7

Victory well deserved, say Vietnam, Jordan coaches

Coaches of both teams said Vietnam deserved to win the match against Jordan and enter the Asian Cup quarterfinals.
January 20, 2019 | 11:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam beat Jordan on penalty shootout, enter Asian Cup quarterfinals

Vietnam played a brilliant game and won 4-2 on penalty shootout.
January 20, 2019 | 05:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Jordan chart contrasting paths to Asian Cup knockout stage

Jordan’s journey was a walk in the park compared to Vietnam getting through by the skin of its teeth.
January 20, 2019 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam midfielder Hai’s goal leads votes for best in Asian Cup group stage

Nguyen Quang Hai’s goal off a free kick has been named one of the best in the group stage of the Asian Cup 2019.
January 20, 2019 | 01:08 pm GMT+7

Asian Cup 2019: Jordan beatable, says confident Coach Park

Jordan is strong, but not unbeatable, says Park Hang-seo, coach of the Vietnamese men’s football team.
January 20, 2019 | 10:09 am GMT+7

A yellow card greenlights Vietnam into Asian Cup Round of 16

A difference of one yellow card made all the difference as Vietnam moved into the Asian Cup Round of 16.
January 18, 2019 | 09:15 am GMT+7

AFC Asian Cup highlights: Vietnam beat Yemen 2-0

With two goals scored from a free kick and a penalty in the last group stage match, Vietnam might possibly advance to the next round.
January 17, 2019 | 08:36 am GMT+7
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