Qatar need Almoez back to his best if they are to keep alive their Asian Cup defence

Top scorer and MVP last time out, things haven't gone quite as smoothly for Qatar striker Almoez Ali.


For all their talent, it's Iran's heart that has driven them to an Asian Cup semifinal

In a clash of two teams brimming with talent, Iran rallied to defeat Japan in the Asian Cup quarterfinals.


Australia, South Korea rematch headlines tantalising Asian Cup quarterfinal lineup

The Asian Cup is down to the quarterfinals and it will feature two heavyweights clashes, as will as produce a surprise name in the last four.


Even in defeat, Mancini should still get a chance to lead Saudi Arabia into the future

Saudi Arabia's Asian Cup exit has come earlier than they would have liked -- but that does not mean Roberto Mancini isn't the man to take them forward.


Asian Cup controversy: Red card for mimicking celebration leads to dramatic Jordan fightback

Iraq eliminated from the Asian Cup after they had Aymen Hussein sent off.


From heavyweight clash to potential upsets: Previewing the Asian Cup round of 16

The 2023 AFC Asian Cup round of 16 will deliver plenty of tantalising ties -- from heavyweight clashes to potential upsets.


Fortune favors the brave as Palestine make history by reaching Asian Cup knockout round

It initially looked as though luck would not be Palestine's side but fortune ultimately favoured the brave as they marched on in the AFC Asian Cup.


Night of sheer Asian Cup drama sees debutants Tajikistan advance while China hit rock bottom

The Group A action at the 2023 AFC Asian Cup came to a close in dramatic fashion -- as debutants Tajikistan pipped fallen giants China to a last-16 berth.


Japan's goalkeeping conundrum could be biggest obstacle to their Asian Cup challenge

Japan are one of the big favourites to win the AFC Asian Cup, but their biggest obstacle could come in the form of themselves.


Saudi Arabia claim another epic win in Qatar -- this time even crazier than their upset over Argentina

Over a year on from their stunning World Cup upset of Argentina, Saudi Arabia have returned to Qatar to produce an even more remarkable comeback.