Vietnam's success at the Asian Cup is not because of any secret formula. It's a recipe thier Southeast Asian rivals can replicate.
There were few positives to take from Australia's penalty shootout win over Uzbekistan, but their Asian Cup hopes remain alive thanks to Mat Ryan.
Maty Ryan earned champions Australia a quarterfinal place in the Asian Cup on Monday as he made two saves in a shootout to see off Uzbekistan.
Socceroos left-back Aziz Behich is revelling in the attacking emphasis of the team under coach Graham Arnold.
Vietnam's young guns beat Jordan 4-2 on penalties to reach the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup after the match finished 1-1 following extra time.
The group stage of the 2019 Asian Cup is over, but there have been plenty of talking points from the competition so far. Here are five things.
Mathew Leckie is back in full training and his impending return of is set to deliver a massive boost to Australia's Asian Cup campaign.
Qatar's Almoez Ali scored twice in a 2-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Thursday, with both teams progressing to the round of 16 alongside Japan, Oman.
Son Heung-min may be Asia's most recognisable star, but Wu Lei - absent from Wednesday's loss - has the potential to be just as effective for China.
Japan are out to win their group in the Asian Cup, but not due to any fear of meeting defending champions Australia in the knockout stage.
Socceroos coach Graham Arnold remains hopeful attacker Andrew Nabbout will still feature in Australia's Asian Cup campaign.
South Korea beat China 2-0 to secure top spot in Group C at the Asian Cup on Wednesday, while Iran's goalless draw with Iraq won them Group D.
Stephen Constantine stepped down as India coach after the Asian Cup. Here are five possible replacements, with pros and cons.
The Blue Tigers are at a low point after their Asian Cup exit. But heartbreak can be just the thing that sends them to new heights.
Tom Rogic smashed home an injury-time winner to earn defending champions Australia earned a place in the last 16.
It was not a pretty display at the back and a last-minute winner was needed, but the Socceroos are through to the last 16 of the Asian Cup.
Indian centre-back Anas Edathodika has announced his retirement from international football a day after India's exit from the Asian Cup
India got knocked out of the group stages in the AFC Asian Cup. What does Indian football learn from this? And where does it go now?
Falling into the trap of playing for a draw and defending 'too much' cost India a place in the AFC Asian Cup knockout round.
India had their hearts broken by an injury-time penalty as Bahrain handed Stephen Constantine's side a late 1-0 defeat.
After India's defeat to Bahrain in the AFC Asian Cup consigned them to a group-stage exit, Stephen Constantine has stepped down as India coach
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