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2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC First Round

This page provides the summaries of the AFC First Round matches for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification.

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FormatEdit

In this round the sixteen lowest seeded teams were drawn into 8 home-and-away ties.[1][2] The draw took place on 30 March 2011 at AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[3]

The matches were held prior to the main draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with first legs on 29 June 2011 and second legs on 2 July and 3 July. The 8 winners advanced to the second round of the Asian qualifiers.

SeedingEdit

Teams were seeded into two pots – Pot 1 included teams ranked 28–35 and Pot 2 teams ranked 36–43.

Pot 1 Pot 2

  Malaysia
  Afghanistan
  Cambodia
    Nepal
  Bangladesh
  Sri Lanka
  Vietnam
  Mongolia

  Pakistan
  Palestine
  Timor-Leste
  Macau
  Chinese Taipei
  Myanmar
  Philippines
  Laos

ResultsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Malaysia   4–4 (a)   Chinese Taipei 2–1 2–3
Bangladesh   3–0   Pakistan 3–0 0–0
Cambodia   6–8   Laos 4–2 2–6 (a.e.t.)
Sri Lanka   1–5   Philippines 1–1 0–4
Afghanistan   1–3   Palestine 0–2 1–1
Vietnam   13–1   Macau 6–0 7–1
Nepal     7–1   Timor-Leste 2–1 5–0
Mongolia   1–2   Myanmar 1–0 0–2

Malaysia  2–1  Chinese Taipei
Safiq   28'
Aidil   54'
Report Chen Po-liang   76'

Chinese Taipei  3–2  Malaysia
Chang Han   31'
Chen Po-liang   44' (pen.)
X. Chen   75' (pen.)
Report Aidil   8'
Safiq   40'
Attendance: 16,768

4–4 on aggregate. Malaysia won on the away goals rule and advanced to the Second Round against Singapore.


Bangladesh  3–0  Pakistan
Ameli   1'
Hossain   22'
Karim   56'
Report

Pakistan  0–0  Bangladesh
Report
Attendance: 3,500

Bangladesh won 3–0 on aggregate and advanced to the Second Round against Lebanon.


Cambodia  4–2  Laos
Laboravy   52'
El Nasa   58'89'
Sokumpheak   68'
Report Phomsouvanh   10'61'
Attendance: 25,000

Laos  6–2 (a.e.t.)  Cambodia
Singto   19'55'
Sayavutthi   34'
Syphasay   46'
Phaphouvanin   94'
Sysomvang   112' (pen.)
Report Chhoeun   45'
Sokumpheak   75'

Laos won 8–6 on aggregate after extra time and advanced to the Second Round against China.


Sri Lanka  1–1  Philippines
Gunaratne   43' Report Burkey   50'

Philippines  4–0  Sri Lanka
Caligdong   20'
P. Younghusband   43'57' (pen.)
Guirado   50'
Report

Philippines won 5–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Second Round against Kuwait.


Afghanistan  0–2  Palestine
Report Alyan   22'
Amour   88'

Palestine  1–1  Afghanistan
Wadi   12' Report Arezou   63'

Palestine won 3–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Second Round against Thailand.


Vietnam  6–0  Macau
Lê Công Vinh   20'36'42' (pen.)
Phạm Thành Lương   62'
Nguyễn Ngọc Thanh   67'
Nguyễn Văn Quyết   89'
Report

Macau  1–7  Vietnam
Leong Ka Hang   59' Report Huỳnh Quang Thanh   2'86'
Nguyễn Quang Hải   23'
Lê Công Vinh   29'42'74'82'

Vietnam won 13–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Second Round against Qatar.


Nepal    2–1  Timor-Leste
A. Gurung   15' (pen.)
J. M. Rai   70'
Report Kik   47'

Timor-Leste  0–5    Nepal
Report A. Gurung   4' (pen.)
Silwal   56'
J. M. Rai   59'
J. Shrestha   89'
S. Shrestha   90'

Nepal won 7–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Second Round against Jordan.


Mongolia  1–0  Myanmar
Tsend-Ayuush   48' Report

Myanmar  2–0  Mongolia
Pai Soe   62'
Mai Aih Naing   88'
Report
Attendance: 18,000

Myanmar won 2–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Second Round against Oman.

GoalscorersEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Due to the unstable situation in Afghanistan, the first leg was played in Tajikistan.[4]
  2. ^ Due to a lack of technical infrastructure in Timor-Leste, both legs were played in Nepal.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil – Preliminary Competition Format and Draw Procedures – Asian Zone" (PDF). FIFA.com.
  2. ^ "43 in the fray for 2014 FWC qualifiers". The-AFC.com. Asian Football Confederation. 23 March 2011. Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2011.
  3. ^ "The battle for Brazil berth begins". The-AFC.com. Asian Football Confederation. 30 March 2011. Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
  4. ^ Afghanistan and Palestine Play in Metallurg Stadium Archived 25 May 2012 at Archive.today FootballAfghanistan.blogspot.com; 15 May 2011
  5. ^ "Nepal Vs Timor Leste Home & Away Matches In Kathmandu". Goal Nepal. 27 May 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2011.

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