Australia and South Korea finished their Asian Cup campaign in the quarter finals. What can they learn from this tournament for the next three years?
Japan and Australia qualified to the next stage, but they will need to rise their playing level if they want to be title contenders. Kyrgyzstan played well and almost shocked the host nation, UAE.
Australia qualified to the knockout stage from second place. However, they are not impressing. Can the Socceroos defend the title?
Australia lost their first match, won the second and didn’t qualify yet to the next stage. China and South Korea won twice and qualified. So how is it possible that Australia can be calm and the two others can’t?
They have won 5 out of the last 7 tournaments, they are on the top of Asian football and you can even find some rising teams. This is the Eastern Asia team-by-team preview for the Asian Cup.