2007 AFC Asian Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup started on 21 July and ended on 29 July 2007. The top two placed teams from each preliminary group advanced to this stage.

Qualified teamsEdit

Group Winners Runners-up
A   Iraq   Australia
B   Japan   Vietnam
C   Iran   Uzbekistan
D   Saudi Arabia   South Korea

BracketEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
21 July – Bangkok
 
 
  Iraq2
 
25 July – Kuala Lumpur
 
  Vietnam0
 
  Iraq (pen.)0 (4)
 
22 July – Kuala Lumpur
 
  South Korea0 (3)
 
  Iran0 (2)
 
29 July – Jakarta
 
  South Korea (pen.)0 (4)
 
  Iraq1
 
21 July – Hanoi
 
  Saudi Arabia0
 
  Japan (pen.)1 (4)
 
25 July – Hanoi
 
  Australia1 (3)
 
  Japan2
 
22 July – Jakarta
 
  Saudi Arabia3 Third place
 
  Saudi Arabia2
 
28 July – Palembang
 
  Uzbekistan1
 
  South Korea (pen.)0 (6)
 
 
  Japan0 (5)
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Japan vs AustraliaEdit

Japan  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Australia
Takahara   72' Report Aloisi   70'
Penalties
S. Nakamura  
Endō  
Komano  
Takahara  
Nakazawa  
4–3   Kewell
  Neill
  Cahill
  Carle
  Carney
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
GK 1 Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (c)
RB 21 Akira Kaji   88'
CB 22 Yuji Nakazawa
CB 6 Yuki Abe   95'
LB 3 Yūichi Komano
CM 13 Keita Suzuki
CM 14 Kengo Nakamura   115'
RM 10 Shunsuke Nakamura
LM 7 Yasuhito Endō
CF 19 Naohiro Takahara
CF 12 Seiichiro Maki   102'
Substitutions:
MF 2 Yasuyuki Konno   88'
FW 11 Hisato Satō   102'
FW 20 Kisho Yano   115'
Manager:
  Ivica Osim
 
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
CB 2 Lucas Neill
CB 22 Mark Milligan
CB 6 Michael Beauchamp
DM 5 Jason Čulina
DM 13 Vince Grella   75'
AM 23 Mark Bresciano   71'
RW 7 Brett Emerton
LW 20 David Carney   81'
CF 15 John Aloisi   33'   82'
CF 9 Mark Viduka (c)   61'
Substitutions:
FW 10 Harry Kewell   65'   61'
FW 4 Tim Cahill   71'
MF 19 Nick Carle   82'
Manager:
  Graham Arnold

Man of the Match
Naohiro Takahara (Japan)

Association referees:
Abdullah Salim Al-Amouri (Oman)
Kadom Mohammad (Iraq)
Fourth official:
Abdulrahman Abdou (Qatar)


Iraq vs VietnamEdit

Iraq  2–0  Vietnam
Mahmoud   2'65' Report
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vietnam
GK 22 Noor Sabri
RB 2 Jassim Mohammed Ghulam
CB 3 Bassim Abbas
CB 14 Haidar Abdul-Amir   84'
LB 15 Ali Rehema
CM 5 Nashat Akram
CM 19 Haitham Kadhim   32'
AM 13 Karrar Jassim   66'
RW 18 Mahdi Karim
LW 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed
CF 10 Younis Mahmoud (c)
Substitutions:
MF 8 Ahmad Abid-Ali   32'
FW 9 Mohammad Nasser   66'
DF 4 Khaldoun Ibrahim   84'
Manager:
  Jorvan Vieira
 
GK 22 Dương Hồng Sơn
RB 16 Huỳnh Quang Thanh
CB 7 Vũ Như Thành
CB 3 Nguyễn Huy Hoàng   83'
LB 29 Châu Phong Hòa
CM 12 Nguyễn Minh Phương (c)
CM 11 Phùng Công Minh   27'   46'
RW 14 Lê Tấn Tài
LW 17 Nguyễn Vũ Phong
CF 9 Lê Công Vinh
CF 21 Nguyễn Anh Đức   70'
Substitutions:
MF 15 Nguyễn Minh Chuyên   46'
FW 18 Phan Thanh Bình   70'
DF 6 Phạm Hùng Dũng   83'
Manager:
  Alfred Riedl

Man of the Match
Younis Mahmoud (Iraq)

Association referees:
Toru Sagara (Japan)
Awni Hassouneh (Jordan)
Fourth official:
Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)


Iran vs South KoreaEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iran
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Korea
GK 1 Hassan Roudbarian   120'
DF 5 Rahman Rezaei
DF 12 Jalal Hosseini
DF 20 Mohammad Nosrati
MF 2 Mehdi Mahdavikia (c)
MF 4 Andranik Teymourian
MF 6 Javad Nekounam
MF 8 Ali Karimi
MF 11 Mehrzad Madanchi   27'   62'
FW 9 Vahid Hashemian   87'
FW 10 Rasoul Khatibi
Substitutions:
MF 7 Ferydoon Zandi   62'
FW 16 Reza Enayati   87'
GK 22 Vahid Talebloo   120'
Manager:
Amir Ghalenoei
GK 1 Lee Woon-Jae (c)
DF 3 Kim Jin-Kyu
DF 14 Kim Sang-Sik
DF 15 Kim Chi-Woo
DF 16 Oh Beom-Seok   67'
DF 22 Kang Min-Soo
MF 17 Kim Jung-Woo
MF 20 Son Dae-Ho   106'
FW 10 Lee Chun-Soo
FW 12 Lee Dong-Gook   46'
FW 19 Yeom Ki-Hun   78'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Cho Jae-Jin   46'
FW 7 Choi Sung-Kuk   78'
MF 8 Kim Do-Heon   106'
Manager:
  Pim Verbeek

Man of the Match
Ferydoon Zandi (Iran)

Association referees:
Mohamed Saeed (Maldives)
Begench Allaberdiyev (Turkmenistan)
Fourth official:
Mark Shield (Australia)


Saudi Arabia vs UzbekistanEdit

Saudi Arabia  2–1  Uzbekistan
Y. Al-Qahtani   3'
Al-Mousa   75'
Report Solomin   82'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzbekistan
GK 1 Yasser Al Mosailem
DF 3 Osama Hawsawi
DF 7 Kamel Al-Mousa
DF 15 Ahmed Al-Bahri
DF 19 Waleed Jahdali   62'
MF 14 Saud Khariri   60'   89'
MF 16 Khaled Aziz
MF 18 Abdulrahman Al-Qahtani   38'   63'
MF 20 Yasser Al-Qahtani (c)   44'   90'
FW 9 Malek Mouath
FW 17 Taisir Al-Jassim
Substitutions:
MF 30 Ahmed Al-Mousa   63'
MF 6 Omar Al-Ghamdi   89'
FW 11 Saad Al-Harthi   90'
Manager:
  Hélio dos Anjos
GK 12 Ignatiy Nesterov
DF 2 Hayrulla Karimov   53'
DF 4 Aziz Ibrahimov
DF 17 Aleksey Nikolayev
DF 23 Vitaliy Denisov   52'
DF 28 Anvar Gafurov   35'   46'
MF 7 Aziz Haydarоv   78'
MF 8 Server Djeparov
MF 18 Timur Kapadze   57'
MF 19 Islom Inomov
FW 16 Maksim Shatskikh (c)   53'
Substitutes:
FW 15 Aleksandr Geynrikh   46'
MF 26 Victor Karpenko   57'
FW 9 Pavel Solomin   78'
Manager:
Rauf Inileev

Man of the Match
Ahmed Al-Mousa (Saudi Arabia)

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

Semi-finalsEdit

Iraq vs South KoreaEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Korea
GK 22 Noor Sabri
DF 2 Jassim Mohammed Ghulam
DF 3 Bassim Abbas   59'
DF 14 Haidar Abdul-Amir
DF 15 Ali Rehema
MF 5 Nashat Akram   109'
MF 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed
MF 13 Karrar Jassim   108'
MF 18 Mahdi Karim
MF 24 Qusay Munir
FW 10 Younis Mahmoud (c)
Substitutions:
FW 16 Ahmad Mnajed   108'
Manager:
  Jorvan Vieira
GK 1 Lee Woon-Jae (c)
DF 3 Kim Jin-Kyu
DF 14 Kim Sang-Sik   58'
DF 15 Kim Chi-Woo
DF 16 Oh Beom-Seok
DF 22 Kang Min-Soo
MF 20 Son Dae-Ho   106'
FW 7 Choi Sung-Kuk   87'
FW 9 Cho Jae-Jin
FW 10 Lee Chun-Soo
FW 19 Yeom Ki-Hun
Substitutions:
MF 17 Kim Jung-Woo   58'
FW 12 Lee Dong-Gook   87'
MF 27 Oh Jang-Eun   106'
Manager:
  Pim Verbeek

Man of the Match
Lee Chun-Soo (South Korea)

Association referees:
Saleh Hassan Al Marzouqi (United Arab Emirates)
Poon Ming Fai (Hong Kong)
Fourth official:
Ali Al-Badwawi (United Arab Emirates)


Japan vs Saudi ArabiaEdit

Japan  2–3  Saudi Arabia
Nakazawa   37'
Abe   53'
Report Y. Al-Qahtani   35'
Mouath   47'57'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia
GK 1 Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (c)
RB 21 Akira Kaji
CB 22 Yuji Nakazawa
CB 6 Yuki Abe
LB 3 Yūichi Komano
CM 13 Keita Suzuki
CM 14 Kengo Nakamura   87'
RM 10 Shunsuke Nakamura
LM 7 Yasuhito Endō   75'
CF 19 Naohiro Takahara   69'
CF 12 Seiichiro Maki   68'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Hisato Satō   68'
MF 8 Naotake Hanyu   75'
FW 20 Kisho Yano   87'
Manager:
  Ivica Osim
GK 1 Yasser Al Mosailem
DF 3 Osama Hawsawi
DF 7 Kamel Al-Mousa
DF 15 Ahmed Al-Bahri
DF 19 Walid Jahdali   77'
MF 14 Saud Kariri   86'
MF 16 Khaled Aziz
MF 18 Abdulrahman Al-Qahtani   60'
MF 20 Yasser Al-Qahtani (c)
FW 9 Malek Mouath
FW 17 Taisir Al-Jassim
Substitutions:
MF 30 Ahmed Al-Mousa   60'
DF 25 Redha Tukar   77'
MF 6 Omar Al-Ghamdi   86'
Manager:
  Hélio dos Anjos

Man of the Match
Malek Mouath (Saudi Arabia)

Association referees:
Mohamed Saeed (Maldives)
Begench Allaberdiyev (Turkmenistan)
Fourth official:
Abdulrahman Abdou (Qatar)

Third place play-offEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Korea
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
GK 1 Lee Woon-Jae (c)
DF 3 Kim Jin-Kyu   36'
DF 15 Kim Chi-Woo
DF 16 Oh Beom-Seok
DF 22 Kang Min-Soo   9'   56'
MF 8 Kim Do-Heon   65'
MF 17 Kim Jung-Woo
MF 27 Oh Jang-Eun   86'
FW 9 Cho Jae-Jin   87'
FW 10 Lee Chun-Soo
FW 19 Yeom Ki-Hun   39'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Lee Keun-Ho   39'
DF 13 Kim Chi-Gon   65'
MF 6 Lee Ho   86'
Manager:
  Pim Verbeek
GK 1 Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (c)
RB 21 Akira Kaji   106'
CB 22 Yuji Nakazawa
CB 6 Yuki Abe
LB 3 Yūichi Komano
CM 13 Keita Suzuki
CM 14 Kengo Nakamura   72'
RW 10 Shunsuke Nakamura
AM 7 Yasuhito Endō
LW 9 Satoru Yamagishi   78'
CF 19 Naohiro Takahara
Substitutions:
MF 8 Naotake Hanyu   72'
FW 11 Hisato Satō   78'
Manager:
  Ivica Osim

Man of the Match
Cho Jae-Jin (South Korea)

Assistant referees:
Saleh Al Marzouqi (United Arab Emirates)
Abdullah Al Amouri (Oman)
Fourth official:
Abdulrahman Abdou (Qatar)

FinalEdit

Iraq  1–0  Saudi Arabia
Mahmoud   72' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia
GK 22 Noor Sabri
DF 2 Jassim Ghulam
DF 3 Bassim Abbas   89'
MF 5 Nashat Akram
FW 10 Younis Mahmoud (c)   38'
MF 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed
MF 13 Karrar Jassim   24'   83'
DF 14 Haidar Abdul-Amir
DF 15 Ali Rehema   75'
MF 18 Mahdi Karim   90'
MF 24 Qusay Munir   9'
Substitutions:
FW 16 Ahmed Mnajed   83'
MF 7 Ali Abbas   89'
MF 8 Ahmed Abid Ali   90'
Manager:
  Jorvan Vieira
GK 1 Yasser Al Mosailem   43'
DF 3 Osama Hawsawi
DF 7 Kamel Al-Mousa
FW 9 Malek Mouath
MF 14 Saud Khariri   15'
DF 15 Ahmed Al-Bahri   84'
MF 16 Khaled Aziz
FW 17 Taisir Al-Jassim   76'
MF 18 Abdulrahman Al-Qahtani   46'
DF 19 Waleed Jahdali   38'
MF 20 Yasser Al-Qahtani (c)
Substitutions:
MF 30 Ahmed Al-Mousa   46'
MF 28 Abdoh Otaif   76'
FW 11 Saad Al-Harthi   84'
Manager:
  Hélio dos Anjos

Man of the Match:
Nashat Akram (Iraq)

Assistant referees:
Begench Allaberdiyev (Turkmenistan)
Mohamed Saeed (Maldives)
Fourth official:
Saad Kamil Al-Fadhli (Kuwait)

ReferencesEdit

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