On an eventful night of Asian World Cup qualifiers, South Korea finally delivered a statement win while Japan gained a crucial advantage.
As the Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup reaches its halfway mark, we look at who's on course to reach Qatar 2022 and who's as good as gone.
There are no shortage of stars gracing the Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup but some unheralded names are also taking their chance to shine.
Japan continued working their way back to form while Iran produced a stunning come-from-behind win on Match Day 5 of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.
There will be plenty to play for as the third round of Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup return for the final international break of the year.
Match Day 4 of the FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers did not disappoint with Japan downing Australia, while South Korea and Iran shared the spoils.
Alireza Jahanbakhsh's late header cancelled out Son Heung-Min's opener as Iran drew 1-1 with South Korea in Tehran on Tuesday.
Having shown plenty of endeavour without reward so far in the Asian World Cup qualifiers, Vietnam will be looking for victory against Oman.
With late drama and star turns from some big names, there was plenty to digest from the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
As the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup resume on Thursday, we look at the main talking points from the six matches on Match Day 3.
As Iran resume their quest for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Alireza Jahanbakhsh believes they can make history by reaching the knockouts in Qatar.
After three seasons of battling relegation in the Premier League, Alireza Jahanbakhsh is now relishing challenging for trophies with Feyenoord.
Japan and South Korea both overcame their opening losses with 1-0 wins while Saudi Arabia prove to be a threat in Group B.
Oman pulled off a stunning upset of heavyweights Japan while Vietnam couldn't hold onto their narrow lead against Saudi Arabia
Asia's 12 remaining hopefuls will resume their quest to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Thursday when the third round of qualifiers begin.
Persepolis are champions of Iran for a record 7th time after winning a fifth consecutive Persian Gulf Pro League title on Friday evening.
The bidding process for the hosting rights for the 2027 Asian Cup has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam will face three heavyweights - Japan, Australia and Saudi Arabia - in the final round of Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup.
We take a look at the biggest talking points from the final matchday in the second round of 2022 AFC World Cup qualifiers.
On a night when eight places in the 12-team third round were unclaimed at kick-off, Iran, China and Vietnam all secured spots in the next stage.
The race to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Asia has finally returned, but which teams are in pole position to advance to the next round?
Iran's Dragan Skocic and Mehdi Taremi have questioned the decision to hold the country's World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain when play resumes in June.
Iranian striker Issa Alekasir has been handed a six-month ban by the Asian Football Confederation for a "discriminatory gesture."
India is one of five nations to have expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation said on Wednesday.
Iran has given FIFA a written commitment that women will be allowed to attend matches in the domestic club league, a source said on Friday.