Kuwait City: Jordan qualified for the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 by the finest of margins as they edged Syria on goal difference after their match ended 1-1 to seal top spot in Group E of the Qualifiers on Tuesday.
Both teams went into the final tie on six points after having defeated Kuwait and Kyrgyz Republic with Jordan ahead on goal difference.
Qualifiers - Group B: Bahrain leave it late to advance
Manama: Two late goals against Palestine dramatically took Bahrain to the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 Finals, after the Group B hosts secured a crucial 2-0 win on Tuesday.
PALESTINE 0-2 BAHRAIN
Entering the match level on points and goal difference, both sides knew a win in the final match at Khalifa Sports City Stadium would guarantee progression to Thailand 2020, and a suitably hard-fought contest followed.
A tense first half brought plenty of action, but no goals, as both sides were denied by the woodwork, and Bahrain nearly forced a Mohamed Jassim Marhoon corner kick over the line three minutes into the second period.
Qualifiers - Group C: Iraq through after holding IR Iran
Tehran: Iraq sealed their place in the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 Finals as Group C winners after playing to a 0-0 draw with Islamic Republic of Iran, while Turkmenistan and Yemen also ended their campaign with goalless draw on Tuesday.
IRAQ 0-0 IR IRAN
Iran entered their final Group F tie knowing a draw wouldn't be enough as they were trailing on goal difference after being tied on six points with Iraq.
However, Iraq gave the Central Asians no leverage as they the game to Iran at the Azadi Stadium.
Riyadh: United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia shared the spoils, as well as the relief of securing a place in the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 Finals after a 1-1 draw, while Lebanon signed off their Group D campaign with a win on Tuesday
UAE emerged as group winners, and sealed direct qualification to Thailand 2020, after a dramatic finale between two of West Asia's football heavyweights ended 1-1.
Goals to UAE's Zayed Al Ameri and Saudi Arabia's Saad Al Sululi meant the sides couldn't be separated on the night, with UAE's superior goal difference confirming their status as table-toppers.
While Saudi Arabia were unable to claim the win they needed to top the group, they did enough to secure the 16th and final place in the Finals, scraping in as the fourth-best runners-up ahead of Tajikistan.
Qualifiers- Group H: Korea Republic pip Australia to top spot
Phnom Penh: Korea Republic came back from two goals down to salvage a 2-2 draw against Australia in the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 Qualifiers tie on Tuesday to seal top spot in Group H, while Cambodia and Chinese Taipei ended their campaign with a 1-1 draw.
KOREA REPUBLIC 2-2 AUSTRALIA
The match was intense from the referee's first blow of the whistle, as both teams knew that a win would mean qualification to the Finals.
With both teams on six points, Korea Republic had the advantage of a better goal difference which meant pressure on Australia to make up the difference and they did not disappoint.
Yangon: Japan sealed their place in the Finals as they flexed their muscles to defeat Myanmar 7-0 on Matchday Three of the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 Qualifiers at the Thuwunna Stadium on Tuesday.
JAPAN 7-0 MYANMAR
The win gave Japan maximum points as they topped the Group I table while Myanmar settled for second.
The young Samurai Blue raced off the blocks and quickly settled into the game with two goals in 10 minutes from Daizen Maeda.
Japan could have made it three at the 15th minute mark but Maeda missed his effort from close range as Myanmar scrambled at the back.