Kuala Lumpur: After September’s action-packed start, the Continent’s leading national teams are set to return for Matchdays Three and Four of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
With records, streaks and qualification for the two biggest international tournaments on the Asian football calendar all on the line, the-AFC.com examines some of the stats and facts you need to know ahead of the 32 fixtures to come.
Radulović prepared to play the long game with Myanmar
Bishkek: Myanmar will chase their first points in Group F of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 against Kyrgyz Republic on Thursday, but head coach Miodrag Radulović believes his side’s best days are a long way ahead of them.
September came and went without success for Myanmar, whose first two competitive fixtures under Radulović ended in defeat to leave them on the bottom of the group.
Kuala Lumpur: 32 ties will be played in the next two Matchdays of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 as the Continent's 40 hopefuls look to take another step closer in advancing to the two showpieces.
Matchdays One and Two produced several surprises and the-AFC-com picks out five matches to keep an eye on in Thursday's Matchday Three.
MD3 Preview - Group D: Singapore out to maintain momentum
Kuala Lumpur: Table-topping Singapore continue their Asian Qualifiers campaign on Thursday with a trip to Saudi Arabia, while Uzbekistan entertain Yemen in Tashkent.
With qualification for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 up for grabs, Singapore currently lead the way in Group D with four points from two games – one more than second-placed Palestine who are not in action until next Tuesday.
Kuala Lumpur: The Continent's elite players will be travelling across the globe over the next 24 hours ahead of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
All 40 teams aiming for qualification will be in action with Matchdays Three and Four scheduled for October 10 and 15.
As we prepare for another fiesta of national team football, the-AFC.com takes a look at the scenario in the eight groups heading into the next two rounds of matches on the Road to Qatar 2022 and China 2023.