2007 AFC Asian Cup Group A

Group A of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup was one of four groups of nations competing at the 2007 AFC Asian Cup. The group's first round of matches began on 7 July and its last matches were played on 16 July. All six group matches were played at venues in Bangkok, Thailand. The group consisted Thailand (the host of the tournament) as well as Iraq, Australia and Oman.

OverallEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Iraq 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5 Advance to knockout stage
2   Australia 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
3   Thailand (H) 3 1 1 1 3 5 −2 4
4   Oman 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2
Source: Asian Cup 2007
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host

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Thailand vs IraqEdit

Thailand  1–1  Iraq
Sutee   6' (pen.) Report Mahmoud   32'
 
 
 
 
 
Thailand
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
GK 18 Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool   23'
RB 2 Suree Sukha   76'
CB 4 Jetsada Jitsawad
CB 5 Niweat Siriwong
LB 6 Nattaporn Phanrit
CM 12 Nirut Surasiang   59'
CM 7 Datsakorn Thonglao   90'
AM 9 Therdsak Chaiman   72'
AM 10 Totchtawan Sripan (c)
CF 13 Kiatisuk Senamuang   72'
CF 17 Sutee Suksomkit   86'
Substitutions:
MF 8 Suchao Nuchnum   72'
FW 14 Teeratep Winothai   72'
FW 21 Teerasil Dangda   86'
Manager:
Charnwit Polcheewin
GK 22 Noor Sabri
DF 2 Jassim Mohammed Ghulam
DF 3 Bassim Abbas
DF 14 Haidar Abdul-Amir
DF 15 Ali Rehema
MF 5 Nashat Akram   90+1'
MF 6 Salih Sadir   66'
MF 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed
MF 18 Mahdi Karim
MF 19 Haitham Kadhim   51'
CF 10 Younis Mahmoud (c)
Substitutions:
MF 24 Qusay Munir   66'
MF 13 Karrar Jassim   90+1'
Manager:
  Jorvan Vieira

Man of the Match
Sutee Suksomkit (Thailand)

Assistant referees:
Jeong Hae-Sang (South Korea)
Awni Hassouned (Jordan)
Fourth official:
Jasim Karim (Bahrain)

Australia vs OmanEdit

Australia  1–1  Oman
Cahill   90+2' Report Al-Maimani   32'
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oman
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
RB 7 Brett Emerton   18'
CB 3 Patrick Kisnorbo   78'
CB 2 Lucas Neill
LB 8 Luke Wilkshire
CM 13 Vince Grella   62'
CM 5 Jason Culina
RW 21 Mile Sterjovski   46'
AM 23 Marco Bresciano
LW 10 Harry Kewell
CF 9 Mark Viduka (c)
Substitutions:
FW 15 John Aloisi   46'
MF 4 Tim Cahill   89'   62'
FW 14 Brett Holman   78'
Manager:
Graham Arnold
 
GK 26 Ali Al-Habsi
RB 3 Juma Al Wahaibi   55'
CB 2 Mohammed Rabia Al-Noobi (c)   33'
CB 4 Said Suwailim Al Shoon
LB 17 Hassan Mudhafar Al-Gheilani
CM 12 Ahmed Mubarak Al Mahaijri   21'
CM 21 Ahmed Hadid Al Mukhaini
RW 11 Yousuf Shaaban   52'   65'
AM 8 Badar Al-Maimani   60'
LW 15 Ismail Sulaiman Al Ajmi
CF 20 Amad Al Hosni   80'
Substitutions:
MF 10 Fawzi Bashir   60'
MF 13 Mohammed Al-Ghassani   65'
MF 24 Younis Mubarak Al Mahaijri   80'
Manager:
  Gabriel Calderón

Man of the Match
Luke Wilkshire (Australia)

Assistant referees:
Ntagungira Celestin (Rwanda)
Menkouande Evarist (Cameroon)
Fourth official:
Lee Gi-Young (South Korea)

Oman vs ThailandEdit

Oman  0–2  Thailand
Report Pipat   70'78'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oman
 
 
 
 
 
Thailand
GK 26 Ali Al-Habsi
DF 2 Mohammed Rabia Al-Noobi
DF 3 Juma Al Wahaibi   43'
DF 4 Said Suwailim Al Shoon   35'
DF 17 Hassan Mudhafar Al-Gheilani   24'
MF 12 Ahmed Mubarak Al Mahaijri
MF 21 Ahmed Hadid Al Mukhaini
MF 10 Fawzi Bashir
FW 8 Badar Al-Maimani   78'
FW 20 Amad Al Hosni   28'
FW 15 Ismail Sulaiman Al Ajmi
Substitutions:
FW 14 Younis Al Mushaifri   78'
Manager:
  Gabriel Calderón
GK 18 Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool
DF 2 Suree Sukha
DF 5 Niweat Siriwong
DF 6 Nattaporn Phanrit
DF 16 Kiatprawut Saiwaeo
MF 7 Datsakorn Thonglao
MF 9 Therdsak Chaiman   58'
MF 10 Totchtawan Sripan
MF 12 Nirut Surasiang
FW 13 Kiatisuk Senamuang   67'
FW 17 Sutee Suksomkit   73'
Substitutions:
FW 23 Pipat Thonkanya   58'
FW 14 Teeratep Winothai   67'
FW 8 Suchao Nuchnum   83'   73'
Manager:
Charnwit Polcheewin

Man of the Match
Pipat Thonkanya (Thailand)

Assistant referees:
Yew Mun Tang (Singapore)
Celestin Ntagungira (Rwanda)
Fourth official:
Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)

Iraq vs AustraliaEdit

Iraq  3–1  Australia
Akram   22'
Mulla Mohammed   60'
Jassim   86'
Report Viduka   47'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Jasim Karim (Bahrain)
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
GK 22 Noor Sabri
RB 14 Haidar Abdul-Amir
CB 15 Ali Rehema
CB 2 Jassim Mohammed Ghulam
LB 3 Bassim Abbas
CM 5 Nashat Akram
CM 19 Haitham Kadhim   62'   74'
RW 18 Mahdi Karim
AM 6 Salih Sadir   49'
LW 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed
CF 10 Younis Mahmoud (c)   90+1'
Substitutions:
MF 24 Qusay Munir   81'   49'
MF 13 Karrar Jassim   74'
FW 9 Mohammed Nasser   90+1'
Manager:
  Jorvan Vieira
 
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
RB 7 Brett Emerton
CB 3 Patrick Kisnorbo   71'
CB 2 Lucas Neill   42'   90+3'
LB 8 Luke Wilkshire   89'
CM 13 Vince Grella   35'
CM 5 Jason Culina   12'   64'
RW 23 Marco Bresciano
AM 14 Brett Holman   46'
LW 10 Harry Kewell
CF 9 Mark Viduka (c)
Substitutions:
MF 4 Tim Cahill   46'
FW 15 John Aloisi   64'
FW 11 Archie Thompson   71'
Manager:
Graham Arnold

Man of the Match
Nashat Akram (Iraq)

Assistant referees:
Awni Hassouneh (Jordan)
Jeong Hae-Sang (South Korea)
Fourth official:
Kwon Jong-Chul (South Korea)

Thailand vs AustraliaEdit

Thailand  0–4  Australia
Report Beauchamp   21'
Viduka   80'83'
Kewell   90'
 
 
 
 
 
Thailand
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
GK 18 Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool
RB 2 Suree Sukha
CB 16 Kiatprawut Saiwaeo   56'
CB 5 Niweat Siriwong
LB 6 Nattaporn Phanrit
RM 8 Suchao Nuchnum
CM 12 Nirut Surasiang   47'
CM 10 Totchtawan Sripan (c)
LM 17 Sutee Suksomkit   54'
CF 13 Kiatisuk Senamuang
CF 14 Teeratep Winothai   60'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Datsakorn Thonglao   73'   54'
DF 4 Jetsada Jitsawad   56'
MF 23 Pipat Thonkanya   60'
Manager:
Charnwit Polcheewin
 
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
CB 7 Brett Emerton
CB 22 Mark Milligan
CB 6 Michael Beauchamp
RM 8 Luke Wilkshire   84'
CM 5 Jason Culina
CM 13 Vince Grella
LM 20 David Carney
AM 23 Marco Bresciano   74'
CF 15 John Aloisi   28'   61'
CF 9 Mark Viduka (c)   84'
Substitutions:
MF 10 Harry Kewell   61'
MF 4 Tim Cahill   74'
FW 14 Brett Holman   84'
Manager:
Graham Arnold

Man of the Match
Mark Viduka (Australia)

Assistant referees:
Jeong Hae-Sang (South Korea)
Tang Yew Mun (Singapore)
Fourth official:
Lee Gi-Young (South Korea)

Oman vs IraqEdit

Oman  0–0  Iraq
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oman
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
GK 26 Ali Al-Habsi
DF 2 Mohammed Rabia Al-Noobi (c)
DF 6 Issam Fayel Al Sinani
DF 11 Yousuf Shaaban
DF 17 Hassan Mudhafar Al-Gheilani
MF 10 Fawzi Bashir   69'
MF 12 Ahmed Mubarak Al Mahaijri   90+2'
MF 21 Ahmed Hadid Al Mukhaini   81'
FW 8 Badar Al-Maimani
FW 15 Ismail Sulaiman Al Ajmi   67'
FW 20 Amad Al Hosni   45'
Substitutions:
FW 14 Younis Al Mushaifri   67'
MF 28 Hussain Al-Hadhri   69'
MF 24 Younis Mubarak Al Mahaijri   81'
Manager:
  Gabriel Calderón
GK 22 Noor Sabri
DF 2 Jassim Mohammed Ghulam
DF 3 Bassim Abbas
DF 4 Khaldoun Ibrahim
DF 15 Ali Rehema
MF 5 Salih Sadir
MF 8 Ahmad Abid-Ali   71'
MF 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed   45'
MF 18 Mahdi Karim
MF 24 Qusay Munir   73'
FW 10 Younis Mahmoud (c)
Substitutions:
MF 13 Karrar Jassim   45'
MF 7 Ali Abbas   76'   71'
Manager:
  Jorvan Vieira

Man of the Match
Mahdi Karim (Iraq)

Assistant referees:
Ntagungira Celestin (Rwanda)
Menkouande Evarist (Cameroon)
Fourth official:
Jasim Karim (Bahrain)

NotesEdit