MD5 Preview - Group G: UAE face tricky Vietnam trip
Kuala Lumpur: Group G of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 enters a crucial stage as Matchday Five sees the top four sides go head to head in Hanoi and Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysia's hopes of staying in contention hang on the balance as they host leaders Thailand, while second-placed Vietnam welcome United Arab Emirates who sit just one point and one place behind them on the standings.
MD5 Preview - Group B: Jordan aiming to shock Australia again
Kuala Lumpur: Jordan will look to extend a proud recent record against group leaders Australia when Group B of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers continues on Thursday.
The battle between the group leaders will share the spotlight with Chinese Taipei’s trip to Kuwait on a pivotal day in the qualification race.
MD5 Preview - Group A: Syria loom large for China PR
Kuala Lumpur: Currently two points behind Syria at the top of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers Group A, Marcello Lippi’s China PR will be desperate to ensure that number doesn’t increase when the two sides meet in Dubai on Thursday.
The top of the table clash leads Thursday’s Group A fixtures, which also include a meeting between the Maldives and Philippines.
Kuala Lumpur: With the next two rounds of Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 on the horizon, the upcoming matchdays will go a long way in determining the fate of the teams.
With only the eight group winners and four best runners-up advancing to the final round of Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, there will be no room for slip-ups.
The same applies for the final stage of the Asian Qualifiers for the AFC Asian Cup China 2023, with the 12 next best-placed teams advancing to the third round. Join the-AFC.com as we take a look at how the eight groups stand.
Kuala Lumpur: With four Matchdays and several memorable games completed, there will be little room for error when Asia’s national teams convene for Matchdays Five and Six of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 in the coming week.
With high stakes fixtures on the agenda all over the Continent, the-AFC.com scrutinises some of the key facts and figures ahead of the 32-match extravaganza to come.
Kuala Lumpur: Matchday Five of the Asian Qualifiers will see several frontrunners going head-to-head in their bid to edge closer to qualifying for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
With the second round of the Qualifiers reaching the halfway stage, it promises to be an exciting day of matches on Thursday and the-AFC.com picks six matches to look out for.
MD5 Preview - Group C: Leaders Iraq braced for IR Iran hurdle
Kuala Lumpur: After climbing to Group C’s summit on Matchday Four, Iraq are set to host the Islamic Republic of Iran in a game that looks set to provide yet another major test for Srečko Katanec’s high-flying charges.
Meanwhile, in the wake of their impressive 1-0 win over the Iranians last time out, second-placed Bahrain will be eager to maintain their challenge by claiming another three points when they travel to play Hong Kong.