AFC Asian cup 2019

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  1. Jan 11, 2019

    Rolandofgilead Inserts strawberry yoghurt rectally Scout

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    Good to know, cheers.

    It's cool we go again tomorrow. I'm on nights now though so i wont be able to follow the games
  2. Jan 12, 2019

    Giggsyking Full Member

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    Have not seen the first half Iran vs Vietnam, who is better?
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    Iran is dominating, but not as much as they should.
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    Phil Full Member

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    Aha, I work near Edgware Road and have been wondering what these daytime games on tv were. How is it for a neutral? Worth watching?
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    Iran played great! Some slick passing - might be a little biased but I think we have a good chance to go deep in this tournament
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    VivaObertan Transfer Voyeur

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    MASSIVE performance from the boys. Hopefully we don't let the performances drop against Iraq on Wednesday.
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    A bit surprised that Vietnam nearly beat them. It will interesting to see how they play against Yemen. So I think if we beat Iraq we may play South Korea and if we lose we play Saudis. Which one would you take?
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    Great goal by him again, will 100% be moving after this comp.
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    VivaObertan Transfer Voyeur

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    Saudi, 100%. If we want to win I think we need to avoid Korea for as long as possible!
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    Darkhorsez Full Member

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    Agreed - so perhaps we should lose the Iraq game :D
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    Tend to agree with this especially with Son joining team soon. Bento has a beef with Queiroz and they are definitely due a win against us after many years of getting 1-0ed by us. Having said that, their defense has looked very shaky despite not conceding so far and Kyrgyzstan could have easily had 2-3 goals yesterday. Son won't help fix that.

    Also, I'm sick of playing the same teams every time in AFC. It's mental that we haven't played Australia once since they joined AFC in 2006, haven't played Japan in a competitive match since 2005, and last we played the Saudis was 2009 home loss in Tehran that got Daei sacked.

    I especially want to play the Aussies. For obvious reasons, as it brings back amazing childhood memories and am confident we can beat them. Playing Saudis will also be fun (well, it'll be super intense) in its own way, but I'm not sure I want to see a repeat refereeing performance from semi-final of 1996 cup, 23 years ago.
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    I have to say, we've been better than I thought we would be over the two matches. We lack that extra bit of quality going forward (tactics aren't helping) but we have the basis of a decent team on the Asian level. Saudi Arabia will struggle defensively against the tougher sides IMO. I don't see them beating the likes of Iran and SK.
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    Our game against Iran will be crucial, if we win we will meet a third not a second.
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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    Muhanned "Mimi", is really a good player, two wonderful goals by him.
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    Rolandofgilead Inserts strawberry yoghurt rectally Scout

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    Missed todays games thanks to working nights and needing to sleep. Are there any highlight packages about anywhere guys?
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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    Iraq vs Yemen
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    Rolandofgilead Inserts strawberry yoghurt rectally Scout

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    Thanks mate
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    Lay Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Could the OP be updated with the scores and groups so far?
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    The refs are so bad.
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    There ends our dream :( If only we had hung on for a couple of minutes more
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    We were bad for the whole game, deserved truly.
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    Syria playing well so far, even though we've been shit so far I cant help but have hope.
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    Australia doing their best to put themselves out :lol:
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    Also, what’s with all the mullets? :lol:
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    Nerve wrecking.
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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    0-0 Iraq vs Iran in halftime.
    Iran should been playing with 10 men, poor refereeing imo.
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    I'm pleased that Vietnam and Thailand have both made it through the group stages. I expect that they'll be knocked out in the last 16 but it's nonetheless pleasing to see two S.E. Asian teams make it that far.
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    Quang Hai made the difference again with a beautiful freekick, although Yemen posed no threat at all and eventually we would beat them.
    Hopefully we will meet Jordan instead of UAE, meeting the host at knockout stage is never preferable.
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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    Vietnam has not gone through yet, if Lebanon win by 4 goal margin and Oman by 2 they will go through instead.
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    Rolandofgilead Inserts strawberry yoghurt rectally Scout

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    Neither of that is happenibg though i wouldn't think
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    We need to win by 4 to go through which is unlikely, I hope we win still and play attacking football.
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    Apparently Jose is doing punditry today for the Asian cup?
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    4-1 in 98th minute!
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    Vietnam v Lebanon, the final Chapter.
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    Ballache Full Member

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    This hurts I'm not gonna lie, one goal away from qualifying! we conceded a very stupid goal and missed about 5 or 6 clear chances. Very annoying, I almost wish we didn't score the 4th!
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    Seems the hype about Qatar was justified, very impressive 2-0 win over Saudi Arabia and they top the group convincingly.
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    No coin toss or something with Vietnam?
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    Ballache Full Member

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    nope, we lost out on yellow cards :lol: we had one more yellow than them.
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    Bah, I hate that criteria.
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