Mumbai: Goa hold a two-point lead at the top of the Indian Super League (ISL) with defending champions Bengaluru FC hot on their heels.
In the I-League, Mohun Bagan have opened up a three-point lead following the conclusion of last week’s action while Maziya continue to dominate in the Maldives. Join the-AFC.com as we review the domestic action in South Asia.
ASEAN Domestic Wrap: Myanmar kicks off 2020 season
Kuala Lumpur: The 11th season of the Myanmar National League began over the weekend with wins for defending champions Shan United and perennial powerhouses Yangon United and Ayeyawady United.
Meanwhile, the action continued in Australia with leaders Sydney FC extending their advantage at the top of the A-League standings. Join the-AFC.com as we round-up all the action in our weekly wrap of the fixtures from the ASEAN region.
Buriram: Jordan head coach Ahmed Abu Ismael is expecting an attacking affair when his team takes on Vietnam on Matchday Two of the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 Group D encounter at the Buriram Stadium on Monday.
Jordan got their campaign underway with a 2-1 victory over DPR Korea on Friday, thanks to strikes from Mohammed Bani Atieh and Omar Hani. Meanwhile, Vietnam were held to a goalless draw by the UAE on the same day.
Buriram: UAE head coach Maciej Skorza is confident his side has more to give when they take on DPR Korea in their second AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 Group D encounter at the Buriram Stadium on Monday.
The Whites held 2018 runners-up Vietnam to a goalless draw in their campaign opener, and victory against DPR Korea would put them well on track to reach the quarter-finals ahead of an anticipated all West Asia clash with Jordan on the final matchday of the group stage.
Songkhla: Uzbekistan head coach Ljubinko Drulovic was left satisfied by a dominant performance after his side beat China PR 2-0 to take a significant step towards the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 quarter-finals on Sunday.
Goals to Islom Kobilov – who scored a penalty before failing to convert a second spot-kick after half time – as well as substitute Nurillo Tukhtasinov, secured a win which took Uzbekistan to four points from two matches, and left China PR with no way of reaching the last eight stage.
After being held in a competitive 1-1 draw against Islamic Republic of Iran on Matchday One, Drulovic said he was pleased with his side’s convincing display against Hao Wei’s side.
Syria's super-subs live up to Hakeem's expectations
Bangkok: Ayman Hakeem hailed the influence of his substitutes as Syria handed Japan a last-gasp 2-1 defeat on Sunday that knocked the former champions out of the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 and kept alive the West Asian nation's hopes of a place in the knockout rounds.
Ala’a Aldin Dali came off the bench for the second game in a row to score a decisive goal for Hakeem’s side, netting the winner against Japan three days after scoring a late equaliser against Qatar in Syria’s opening game in Group B.