Asia

Monday 23 June 2014

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With the second set of matches over, Goal takes a look at which teams have qualified, which are going home and which are still battling to make the knockout stages

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The coach has seen his South American side win convincingly twice and will look to head into the knockout stages with the confidence of three straight victories in Group C

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The South Korea boss admitted his side's defending left a lot to be desired as they slumped to a crucial defeat against Algeria on Sunday

Sunday 22 June 2014

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The African nation raced into a three-goal in the first half and, though they were made to work in the second period, sealed a crucial victory

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Not one Asian nation has picked up a win in the World Cup so far, but that could all change on Sunday as South Korea face Algeria in their second group fixture

Saturday 21 June 2014

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The Iran boss was furious with the man in black after his side's narrow loss, but also had words of praise for the Barcelona star as he scored a late winner

Friday 20 June 2014

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The Iran coach says his players need to be one step ahead of their rivals in Saturday's Group F game, but claims they won't focus solely on the Barcelona forward

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The Samurai Blue were held to a 0-0 draw by 10-man Greece on Thursday and their coach believes a lack of cutting edge in attack cost his side dearly

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Alberto Zaccheroni's men are now in a perilous position after failing to break down the European side despite the first-half dismissal of Konstantinos Katsouranis

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Both sides remain in with a chance of progression from Group C as Alberto Zaccheroni's men fail to find a way through an exceptionally resolute 10-man Ethniki

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Alberto Zaccheroni's men played with a numerical advantage for most of the game following Kostas Katsouranis' dismissal but could failed to break the deadlock

Thursday 19 June 2014

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The Italian has no doubt the AC Milan midfielder will rise to the occasion and has stressed that Greece should not be underestimated ahead of their Group C encounter

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Tuesday 17 June 2014

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The Chelsea midfielder admits that the Super Eagles should have created more on Monday but feels that the opposition's negative approach was the main factor behind their 0-0 draw

Monday 16 June 2014

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The midfielder urges his side to prepare properly for their World Cup meeting with Australia rather than coasting on their 5-1 win and pinpoints Tim Cahill as a major threat

Sunday 15 June 2014

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The latest in a string of damaging stories published by The Sunday Times alleges that world football's governing body knowingly put players and fans at risk over the 2022 bid

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The Italian laments the lack of intensity that his side showed after a positive start against Ivory Coast, feeling that they gave their opponents too much space