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Asian Cup Match Analysis: South Korea 1-0 Oman

Cho Young-cheol’s simple tap-in proved enough to edge South Korea past Oman.

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Asian Cup Match Analysis: Australia 4-1 Kuwait

Australia recovered from conceding early on to storm past Kuwait in the opening game of the 2015 Asian Cup.

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Asian Cup

Asian Cup: fixture congestion, player conditioning and the Australian heat

A look at the potential impact of fixture congestion, player conditioning and extreme weather conditions on the 2015 Asian Cup

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Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: general themes

A look at the general themes and trends in previewing the tactics at the 2015 Asian Cup

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Asian Cup Tactical Previews

Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: Palestine

Tactically and contextually, the odds are against Palestine, but their story is still incredible

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Asian Cup Tactical Previews

Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: Iraq

Seven years later, Iraq’s extraordinary triumph at the 2007 Asian Cup remains one of the greatest sporting underdog stories.

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Asian Cup Tactical Previews

Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: Jordan

Jordan’s appointment of Ray Wilkins was completely unexpected, but fascinating.

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Asian Cup Tactical Previews

Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: Japan

Japan have a strong starting XI, good chemistry and the best depth of any side in this tournament.

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Asian Cup Tactical Previews

Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: Bahrain

If the Asian Cup had taken place immediately after the qualifying stage, Bahrain would be in a much stronger position.

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Asian Cup Tactical Previews

Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: Qatar

Qatar will surprise teams with their quality, even though their success over the past year should already be an indicator of their improvement.

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Asian Cup Tactical Previews

Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: UAE

UAE are the up and coming stars of Asia, with this Asian Cup marking the next chapter in a three year cycle.

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Asian Cup 2015 tactical preview: Iran

Iran might be ranked first in Asia, but there’s a real sense of pessimism about their chances at the Asian Cup.