Following a narrow win over Philippines, Paulo Bento has urged South Korea to press on against Kyrgyzstan.
Mehdi Taremi scored twice as Iran battered Yemen 5-0 in the war-torn country's Asian Cup debut on Monday to fire an ominous warning to their title rivals.
A spectacular goalkeeping blunder helped Marcello Lippi's China avoid a humiliating defeat as they came from behind to narrowly beat minnows Kyrgyzstan 2-1 at the Asian Cup on Monday.
Muslim-majority Kyrgyzstan on Monday cancelled an international football match with Myanmar over "a potential terror act", as fears grow for the Southeast Asian country's Rohingya Muslims.
The Socceroos have booked their flights for a World Cup tie in Dhaka which was thrown into doubt by the cancellation of an Australian cricket tour over security fears, Bangladesh's football federation said Wednesday.
The Socceroos received a boost Wednesday with captain Mile Jedinak and goalkeeper Mat Ryan declared fit for Australia's World Cup qualifiers against Kyrgyzstan and Bangladesh next month.