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Koreans lurk as Qatar defy abuse to reach Asian Cup quarters

Qatar beat Iraq 1-0 in a full-blooded contest to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday as title-chasing South Korea dodged a bullet to secure ...

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.

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, 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

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

AFC Asian Cup: One more goal would've been great

Vietnam coach Park was hoping for a slightly better result in their last group stage match.
January 17, 2019 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam defeat Yemen, hopeful for Asian Cup Round of 16

Two goals from a free kick and a penalty earned Vietnam first win at AFC Asian Cup, and possibly a spot in the next round.
January 16, 2019 | 10:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam gets a good taste of extreme football

Much has been made of football crazy Vietnam, but last month, it got even crazier.
January 15, 2019 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam lose 0-2 to Iran in second Asian Cup game

Vietnam blocked repeated attacks from Iran but forward Sardar Azmoun still managed to go past the defense twice.
January 12, 2019 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

10 Vietnamese join AFC program to promote Asian Cup

AFC has created a network to connect football lovers across Asia and promote the ongoing Asian Cup.
January 09, 2019 | 10:31 am GMT+7
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