Five Takeaways from the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar Matchday Two
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar continued on Tuesday with six matches across the two groups to conclude the first window of games and there was plenty of action to dissect.
Islamic Republic of Iran go into the next window in October as Group A leaders, two points ahead of Korea Republic, while it is neck and neck in Group B with both Australia and Saudi Arabia getting off to a perfect start to lead with six points each. the-AFC.com reflects on some of the key takeaways from Tuesday’s action.
AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar - Analysis: Chances galore, stubborn defences and Oman's emergence
Kuala Lumpur: The first two rounds of fixtures in the final round of the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar campaign have now been completed as the continent's best teams battle it out for a place at next year's global showpiece
As fans of Asian football now look ahead to the next set of international games in October, the-AFC.com shines the spotlight on some of the standout statistics from an intriguing opening to the two groups.
AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar: Saudi Arabia’s experience key in win over Oman, says Renard
Muscat: Saudi Arabia head coach Herve Renard praised his side’s mentality after they secured a second consecutive win in their AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar Group B campaign.
A terrific first half goal by Saleh Al Shehri was enough for the Saudis to register 1-0 victory against Oman at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Thursday, taking them level with Australia at the top of the group with six points apiece.
Who’s in, who’s out: AFC Champions League Round of 16 West squads revealed
Kuala Lumpur: It has been a rollercoaster of a summer transfer window in West Asia with most clubs making wholesale changes to their squads after the end of the 2021 AFC Champions League group stage.
As the countdown to the knockout stage reaches its final days, the-AFC.com takes you through who has arrived, who has departed and what it all means ahead of some of the biggest matches on the Asian football calendar.
Who’s in, who’s out: AFC Champions League Round of 16 East squads revealed
Kuala Lumpur: Asia’s top clubs are just days away from make-or-break AFC Champions League Round of 16 clashes, but with more than two months passing since the East Zone group stage was completed, next week’s blockbusters will not be without some new faces.
As the countdown to the knockout stage reaches its final days, the-AFC.com takes through who has arrived, who has departed and what it all means ahead of some of the biggest matches on the Asian football calendar