Japan barely got out of second gear in a routine win over vastly inferior opponents.
In a battle between two up and coming Gulf sides, UAE thoroughly dismantled Qatar with a resounding win.
Cho Young-cheol’s simple tap-in proved enough to edge South Korea past Oman.
Australia recovered from conceding early on to storm past Kuwait in the opening game of the 2015 Asian Cup.
A look at the potential impact of fixture congestion, player conditioning and extreme weather conditions on the 2015 Asian Cup
A look at the general themes and trends in previewing the tactics at the 2015 Asian Cup
Tactically and contextually, the odds are against Palestine, but their story is still incredible
Seven years later, Iraq’s extraordinary triumph at the 2007 Asian Cup remains one of the greatest sporting underdog stories.
Jordan’s appointment of Ray Wilkins was completely unexpected, but fascinating.
Japan have a strong starting XI, good chemistry and the best depth of any side in this tournament.