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Keisuke Honda Named Asian Cup’s Most Valuable Player

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Keisuke Honda Named Asian Cup’s Most Valuable Player

Japan striker Keisuke Honda has been named the Asian Cup’s Most Valuable Player of the tournament. The CSKA Moscow star received the award after his side had been crowned Asian champions for the fourth time following their 1-0 extra-time win over Australia in the final. Honda admitted it was a great honour to win the […]

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Australia 0-1 Japan – Match Highlights

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Australia 0-1 Japan – Match Highlights

The Socceroos suffered heartbreak in their bid to lift the Asian Cup for the first time as Japan won Saturday’s final 1-0 in extra time in Doha. Substitute Tadanari Lee struck in the 109th minute to shatter Australia’s hopes and give Japan a record fourth Asian Cup title, their third in the past four tournaments. […]

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Uzbekistan 2-3 South Korea – Match Highlights

Filed in Asian Cup, Videos by on January 29, 2011 0 Comments
Uzbekistan 2-3 South Korea – Match Highlights

Ji Dong-won’s double sealed South Korea’s place at the 2015 Asian Cup with an entertaining victory over Uzbekistan at Al Sadd Stadium. With the top three teams in Qatar all automatically qualifying for the next edition in Australia in four years time, there was plenty to play for in the third-place play-off and Korea raced […]

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Uzbekistan 0-6 Australia – Match Highlights

Filed in Asian Cup, Videos by on January 26, 2011 0 Comments
Uzbekistan 0-6 Australia – Match Highlights

Australia reached their first Asian Cup final in emphatic style by demolishing Uzbekistan at Khalifa Stadium. Harry Kewell and Sasa Ognenovski had given Holger Osieck’s side a useful half-time lead before David Carney killed off the semi-final encounter when he found the back of the net in the 65th minute. Ulugbek Bakaev, two-goal hero from […]

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Japan 2-2 South Korea (3-2 Pen) – Match Highlights

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Japan 2-2 South Korea (3-2 Pen) – Match Highlights

Japan booked their place in the Asian Cup final by beating rivals South Korea on penalties following a thrilling encounter at Al Gharafa Stadium. Ki Sung-yong’s 23rd-minute penalty put the Koreans ahead before Ryoichi Maeda levelled nine minutes before half-time. Neither side were able to add a second before the end of 90 minutes, taking […]

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Iran 0-1 South Korea – Match Highlghts

Filed in Asian Cup, Videos by on January 23, 2011 0 Comments
Iran 0-1 South Korea – Match Highlghts

An extra-time goal from substitute Yoon Bit-garam sent South Korea through to the semi-finals of the Asian Cup at the expense of Iran at Qatar Sports Club Stadium. The teams were going head to head at the quarter-final stage of the continental tournament for the fifth successive edition and once again it was a typically […]

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Australia 1-0 Iraq – Match Highlights

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Australia 1-0 Iraq – Match Highlights

A header from striker Harry Kewell three minutes from the end of extra time gave Australia a 1-0 victory over holders Iraq in their Asian Cup quarter-final in Doha. The entertaining match at the Al Sadd Stadium looked to be heading to penalties after both sides squandered a number of opportunities before Kewell was left […]

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Japan 3-2 Qatar – Match Highlights

Filed in Asian Cup, Videos by on January 22, 2011 0 Comments
Japan 3-2 Qatar – Match Highlights

A last-minute Masahiko Inoha strike gave ten-man Japan a 3-2 victory over Asian Cup hosts Qatar at Al Gharafa Stadium to send the Blue Samurai through to the semi-finals. Qatar had stunned their opponents in the 12th minute when Sebastian Soria struck but Shinji Kagawa levelled midway through the half with his first of the […]

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Uzbekistan 2-1 Jordan – Match Highlights

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Uzbekistan 2-1 Jordan – Match Highlights

Ulugbek Bakaev’s quickfire second-half double saw Uzbekistan reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup for the first time in their history. Following a goalless first-half at Khalifa Stadium, Bakaev broke the deadlock shortly after the re-start and doubled the lead three minutes later before Bashar Bani Yaseen reduced the deficit just before the hour mark. […]

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Iraq 1-0 North Korea – Match Highlights

Filed in Asian Cup, Videos by on January 20, 2011 1 Comment
Iraq 1-0 North Korea – Match Highlights

Iraq secured a place in the Asian Cup quarter-finals as Kerrar Jasim’s first-half goal edged out North Korea at Al Rayyan Stadium. In a largely uninspiring Group D clash, Jasim’s opportunist strike after 22 minutes proved the difference as the Koreans exited the tournament without finding the back of the net. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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United Arab Emirates 0-3 Iran – Match Highlights

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United Arab Emirates 0-3 Iran – Match Highlights

Iran maintained their unbeaten run at the Asian Cup with a convincing win over the United Arab Emirates, in a game that saw both sides reduced to 10 men. Arash Afshin opened the scoring in the 70th minute before being sent off for a second bookable offence two minutes later. Khalid Sebil was also dismissed […]

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South Korea 4-1 India – Match Highlights

Filed in Asian Cup, Videos by on January 19, 2011 1 Comment
South Korea 4-1 India – Match Highlights

Ji Dong-Won grabbed a brace as South Korea outclassed India at a wet Al Gharafa Stadium to set up a mouth-watering Asian Cup quarter-final against Iran. Koo Ja-Cheol and substitute Son Heung-Min also found the back of the net for South Korea, but Cho Kwang-Rae’s men will be left kicking themselves after wasting a hatful […]

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Australia 1-0 Bahrain – Match Highlights

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Australia 1-0 Bahrain – Match Highlights

Mile Jedinak’s first-half goal against Bahrain at Al Sadd Stadium was enough to send Australia through to the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup. The Genclerbirligi midfielder scored his second goal in as many games to ensure the Socceroos finish top of Group C and go through to the last eight unbeaten following two wins and […]

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Jordan 2-1 Syria – Match Highlights

Filed in Asian Cup, Videos by on January 18, 2011 0 Comments
Jordan 2-1 Syria – Match Highlights

Two defensive errors cost Syria a place in the knockout stage of the Asian Cup as Jordan came from a goal down at the Qatar Sports Club Stadium to book a last quarter-final clash with Uzbekistan. Mohamad Al Zino gave Syria a 15th-minute lead but Ali Dyab’s own goal levelled the Group B contest and […]

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Saudi Arabia 0-5 Japan – Match Highlights

Filed in Asian Cup, Videos by on January 18, 2011 1 Comment
Saudi Arabia 0-5 Japan – Match Highlights

Shinji Okazaki scored a hat-trick as Japan hammered Saudi Arabia at Al Rayyan Stadium to set up a quarter-final clash with Asian Cup hosts Qatar. The Stuttgart striker scored twice in the first half before grabbing a late third while Ryoichi Maeda scored a brace to ensure Japan finished top of Group B. Alberto Zaccheroni’s […]

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