Ugly scenes as Qatar thrash UAE to reach Asian Cup final

Ugly scenes as Qatar thrash UAE to reach Asian Cup final

Qatar produced an emphatic 4-0 win to end the campaign of host nation United Arab Emirates in front of 38,646 in a packed Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi to reach their first AFC Asian Cup Final where they will take on Japan on Saturday morning. 30 Jan 2019
Japan sweep past Iran into Asian Cup final

Japan sweep past Iran into Asian Cup final

Japan booked their place in the AFC Asian Cup final as three second half goals saw them produce an emphatic 3-0 win over tournament favourites Iran at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain. 29 Jan 2019
Iran smash past China into semis

Iran smash past China into semis

Iran will face Japan in the first of the AFC Asian Cup semi-finals after they overcame China 3-0 at Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in front of a crowd of 19,578. 25 Jan 2019
Qatar, Korea go through

Qatar, Korea go through

The last of the Asian Cup Round of 16 matches took place overnight with Korea scraping past Bahrain 2-1 in extra time and Qatar overcoming Iraq 1-0. 23 Jan 2019
China fight back to deny Thailand

China fight back to deny Thailand

Two goals in four second half minutes gave China a 2-1 win over Thailand to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the AFC Asian Cup as the round of 16 kicked off this morning. 21 Jan 2019
Australia to face Uzbekistan

Australia to face Uzbekistan

Australia will play Uzbekistan in the round of 16 of the AFC Asian Up after Japan came from behind to beat the White Wolves 2-1 at Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain. 18 Jan 2019
Vietnam sweats on third spot

Vietnam sweats on third spot

The top two qualifying places in Group D of the AFC Asian Cup had been decided in the opening two rounds with the game between Iraq and Iran to decide which team would top the group. 17 Jan 2019
Thailand, UAE go through to last 16

Thailand, UAE go through to last 16

The final round of group matches in the AFC Asian Cup began in Group A where all four teams were in with a chance of qualifying for the last 16. 15 Jan 2019
Uzbek win lines up Japan to face Australia

Uzbek win lines up Japan to face Australia

A 4-0 win by Uzbekistan over Turkmenistan may well see Australia play Japan in the Asian Cup round of 16 if the Socceroos get the point that they need against Syria to qualify. 14 Jan 2019
Are Saudi Arabia an Asian Cup favourite?

Are Saudi Arabia an Asian Cup favourite?

The first game in the second round of matches in Group F of the AFC Asian Cup saw Saudi Arabia overcome Lebanon 2-0 at Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai in front of a crowd of 13,792. 13 Jan 2019
Coachless Thais bounce back to beat Bahrain

Coachless Thais bounce back to beat Bahrain

The second round of the AFC Asian Cup group matches got underway with the clash between Bahrain and Thailand at Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai and Thai’s interim coach had immediate success with a 1-0 win thanks to Chanathip Songkrasin hitting home the only goal of the game. 11 Jan 2019
Almost-shocker! Japan scrapes past Turkmenistan

Almost-shocker! Japan scrapes past Turkmenistan

The opening match of Group F saw Japan defeat Turkmenistan 3-2 in front of, officially, 5,725 people at Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi. 10 Jan 2019
Iraq breaks Vietnamese hearts

Iraq breaks Vietnamese hearts

Iraq came back twice from behind to overcome Vietnam 3-2 in a fascinating encounter in front of 4,479 at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi. 9 Jan 2019
Iran bulldoze past Yemen

Iran bulldoze past Yemen

Iran brushed past competition debutants Yemen 5-0 in the first match of Group D 8 Jan 2019
Bahrain silence home crowd in Asian Cup opener

Bahrain silence home crowd in Asian Cup opener

The opening match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup came to life in the final fifteen minutes with United Arab Emirates (UAE) equalising with a controversially awarded penalty (88') after Mohamed Alromaihi had put Bahrain ahead (78’). 6 Jan 2019
Aussies hold on for heroic Dubai Test draw

Aussies hold on for heroic Dubai Test draw

Usman Khawaja produced the second longest fourth innings in Test history to guide Australia to a sensational draw against Pakistan in Dubai. 12 Oct 2018
Australia faces final day battle to avoid defeat

Australia faces final day battle to avoid defeat

Australia face an uphill battle on the last day of the Dubai Test to try and salvage something from the game. They were set 462 runs to win after Pakistan declared at 6-181 and, at stumps were 3-136 with Usman Khawaja on 50 and Travis Head 34. 11 Oct 2018
Pakistan v Australia: Asif tears through Aussie batting lineup

Pakistan v Australia: Asif tears through Aussie batting lineup

Australia’s woes in Asia continued on the third day of the Dubai Test as they lost all of their first innings wickets while adding only 60 runs after an opening partnership of 142. They were bowled out for 202 and trailed by 325 runs at stumps with Pakistan 3-45 in their second innings. 10 Oct 2018
Pakistan v Australia: Tourists stage late fightback

Pakistan v Australia: Tourists stage late fightback

Despite a fight back by Australia in the final session, Pakistan finished the day in a commanding position at 3-255. An opening partnership of 205 laid the foundation as Mohammad Hafeez made 126 and Imam-ul-Haq 76. 8 Oct 2018
France win 2018 World Cup after beating Croatia 4-2 in final

France win 2018 World Cup after beating Croatia 4-2 in final

France overcame Croatia in a 4-2 thriller to win the World Cup for the second time in their history. A crowd of 78,011 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow was richly rewarded with a Final that had almost everything. 16 Jul 2018
Croatia to play France in World Cup final after beating England in extra time

Croatia to play France in World Cup final after beating England in extra time

Mario Mandžukic produced an extra time winner to send Croatia into their first World Cup Final as they had to come from behind to overcome England 2-1. 12 Jul 2018