AFC Asian Cup
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2019
Location
Asia/Australia
Abbreviation
ASIACUP

Summary

The 2019 AFC Asian Cup (ASIACUP) was held in the UAE from 5 January 2019 to 1 February 2019. A total of 24 national teams from FIFA's AFC region qualified for this tournament.

This tournament applies the typical "WIN" = 3pts, "DRAW" = 1 pt to determine table positions. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored, (4) in-group goal difference, (5) in group goals scored, (6) penalty shoot out if only two teams are tied and are on the field at the same time, (7) disciplinary points, then (8) a drawing.

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Competition Structure

Stage# TeamsNew Teams Entering This RoundTeams From Previous RoundFormat
Group24host country (UAE), from 2019 ASIACUPQ: eight 2nd Round winners (Australia, Iran, Japan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Thailand, Uzbekistan), three 2nd Round runners-up (China PR, Iraq, Syria), six 3rd Round winners (Bahrain, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Philippines), six 3rd Round runners-up (Kyrgyzstan, North Korea, Palestine, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Yemen) 6 groups of 4 with 1 match against each team in group
Round of 1616None6 Group winners, 6 Group runners-up, four Group 3rd place teams with most pointsKnockout matches
Quarterfinals8None8 winners from Round of 16Knockout matches
Semifinals4None4 winners from QuarterfinalsKnockout matches
Final2None2 winners from SemifinalsKnockout match

Final

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 1 Feb 2019
 Japan 13 QatarZayed Sports City Stadium

Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Mon - 28 Jan 2019
 Iran 03 JapanHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
Tue - 29 Jan 2019
 Qatar 40 United Arab EmiratesMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium

Quarterfinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Thu - 24 Jan 2019
 Vietnam 01 JapanRashid Al-Maktoum Stadium
 China PR 03 IranMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
Fri - 25 Jan 2019
 Korea Republic 01 QatarZayed Sports City Stadium
 United Arab Emirates 10 AustraliaHazza Bin Zayed Stadium

Round of 16

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sun - 20 Jan 2019
 Jordan 11 VietnamRashid Al-Maktoum Stadium
 Vietnam advances on PKs (4-2) 
 Thailand 12 China PRHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
 Iran 20 OmanMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
Mon - 21 Jan 2019
 Japan 10 Saudi ArabiaSharjah Stadium
 Australia 00 UzbekistanSheikh Khalifa International Stadium
 Australia advances on PKs (4-2) 
 United Arab Emirates 32 KyrgyzstanZayed Sports City Stadium
Tue - 22 Jan 2019
 Korea Republic 21 BahrainAl-Rashid Stadium
 Qatar 10 IraqAl-Nahyan Stadium

Group Stage

 Group ALeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1United Arab Emirates 31 -2-05-42220 -2-0222011 -0-03202
2Bahrain 31 -1-14-22010 -0-1001-121 -1-04211
3Thailand 31 -1-14-35-210 -0-1014-321 -1-04211
4India 31 -0-23-44020 -0-2003-311 -0-03413
Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
05.01.19United Arab Emirates 11 BahrainZayed Sports City Stadium
06.01.19Thailand 14 IndiaAl-Nahyan Stadium
10.01.19Bahrain 01 ThailandRashid Al-Maktoum Stadium
 India 02 United Arab EmiratesZayed Sports City Stadium
14.01.19United Arab Emirates 11 ThailandHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
 India 01 BahrainSharjah Stadium
 Group BLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Jordan 32 -1-07-30311 -0-0320221 -1-04101
2Australia 32 -0-16-63321 -0-1333011 -0-03303
3Palestine 30 -2-12-03-320 -1-1103-310 -1-01000
4Syria 30 -1-21-25-310 -1-0100020 -0-2025-3
Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
06.01.19Australia 01 JordanHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
 Syria 00 PalestineSharjah Stadium
10.01.19Jordan 20 SyriaSheikh Khalifa International Stadium
11.01.19Palestine 03 AustraliaAl-Shabab Stadium
15.01.19Australia 32 SyriaSheikh Khalifa International Stadium
 Palestine 00 JordanMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
 Group CLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Korea Republic 33 -0-09-40422 -0-0630311 -0-03101
2China PR 32 -0-16-53211 -0-0321121 -0-13321
3Kyrgyzstan 31 -0-23-44021 -0-1332110 -0-1012-1
4Philippines 30 -0-30-17-610 -0-1003-320 -0-2014-3
Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
07.01.19China PR 21 KyrgyzstanSheikh Khalifa International Stadium
 Korea Republic 10 PhilippinesRashid Al-Maktoum Stadium
11.01.19Philippines 03 China PRMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
 Kyrgyzstan 01 Korea RepublicHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
16.01.19Korea Republic 20 China PRAl-Nahyan Stadium
 Kyrgyzstan 31 PhilippinesAl-Shabab Stadium
 Group DLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Iran 32 -1-07-70721 -1-0450511 -0-03202
2Iraq 32 -1-07-62411 -0-0332121 -1-04303
3Vietnam 31 -0-23-45-121 -0-1322010 -0-1023-1
4Yemen 30 -0-30-010-1010 -0-1003-320 -0-2007-7
Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
07.01.19Iran 50 YemenMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
08.01.19Iraq 32 VietnamZayed Sports City Stadium
12.01.19Vietnam 02 IranAl-Nahyan Stadium
 Yemen 03 IraqSharjah Stadium
16.01.19Iran 00 IraqRashid Al-Maktoum Stadium
 Vietnam 20 YemenHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
 Group ELeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Qatar 33 -0-09-1001011 -0-0320222 -0-06808
2Saudi Arabia 32 -0-16-62421 -0-1342211 -0-03202
3Lebanon 31 -0-23-45-121 -0-1343110 -0-1002-2
4Korea DPR 30 -0-30-114-1310 -0-1006-620 -0-2018-7
Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
08.01.19Saudi Arabia 40 Korea DPRAl-Shabab Stadium
09.01.19Qatar 20 LebanonHazza Bin Zayed Stadium
12.01.19Lebanon 02 Saudi ArabiaRashid Al-Maktoum Stadium
13.01.19Korea DPR 06 QatarSheikh Khalifa International Stadium
17.01.19Saudi Arabia 02 QatarZayed Sports City Stadium
 Lebanon 41 Korea DPRSharjah Stadium
 Group FLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Japan 33 -0-09-63322 -0-0653211 -0-03101
2Uzbekistan 32 -0-16-73411 -0-0321121 -0-13523
3Oman 31 -0-23-44021 -0-1332110 -0-1012-1
4Turkmenistan 30 -0-30-310-710 -0-1004-420 -0-2036-3
Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
09.01.19Japan 32 TurkmenistanAl-Nahyan Stadium
 Uzbekistan 21 OmanSharjah Stadium
13.01.19Oman 01 JapanZayed Sports City Stadium
 Turkmenistan 04 UzbekistanAl-Shabab Stadium
17.01.19Japan 21 UzbekistanSheikh Khalifa International Stadium
 Oman 31 TurkmenistanMohammed Bin Zayed Stadium