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2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round

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

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FormatEdit

In this round the eight winners from the first round joined the 22 AFC sides seeded 6–27 in the AFC World Cup rankings. The teams were drawn into 15 home-and-away ties.[1][2] The draw took place on 30 March 2011 at AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, along with the draw for the first round.[3]

The matches were held prior to the main draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with first legs on 23 July 2011 and second legs on 28 July. The 15 winners joined the top five seeded AFC teams in the main draw for the third round of the Asian qualifiers.

SeedingEdit

Teams were seeded into two pots – Pot 1 included teams ranked 6–20 and Pot 2 teams ranked 21–27 along with the 8 first round winners.

Pot 1 Pot 2

  Saudi Arabia
  Iran
  Qatar
  Uzbekistan
  United Arab Emirates
  Syria
  Oman
  Jordan
  Iraq
  Singapore
  China PR
  Kuwait
  Thailand
  Turkmenistan
  Lebanon

  Yemen
  Tajikistan
  Hong Kong
  Indonesia
  Kyrgyzstan
  Maldives
  India
  Malaysia
  Bangladesh
  Laos
  Philippines
  Palestine
  Vietnam
    Nepal
  Myanmar

First round winners whose identities were not known at the time of the draw

ResultsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Thailand   3–2   Palestine 1–0 2–2
Lebanon   4–2   Bangladesh 4–0 0–2
China PR   13–3   Laos 7–2 6–1
Turkmenistan   4–5   Indonesia 1–1 3–4
Kuwait   5–1   Philippines 3–0 2–1
Oman   5–0   Myanmar 3–0[note 1] 2–0[note 2]
Saudi Arabia   8–0   Hong Kong 3–0 5–0
Iran   5–0   Maldives 4–0 1–0
Syria   0–6   Tajikistan 0–3[note 3] 0–3[note 4]
Qatar   4–2   Vietnam 3–0 1–2
Iraq   2–0   Yemen 2–0 0–0
Singapore   6–4   Malaysia 5–3 1–1
Uzbekistan   7–0   Kyrgyzstan 4–0 3–0
United Arab Emirates   5–2   India 3–0 2–2
Jordan   10–1     Nepal 9–0 1–1

Thailand  1–0  Palestine
Kaewprom   18' Report

Palestine  2–2  Thailand
Alyan   5'90' Report Thonglao   34'90+3'

Thailand won 3–2 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Lebanon  4–0  Bangladesh
Maatouk   16'
El Ali   27'
Al Saadi   55'
Al Ali   64'
Report

Bangladesh  2–0  Lebanon
Chowdhury   52'
Ameli   87'
Report

Lebanon won 4–2 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


China PR  7–2  Laos
Yang Xu   45+2'54'73'
Chen Tao   52'88'
Hao Junmin   81'90+1' (pen.)
Report Vongchiengkham   5'
Phaphouvanin   31'
Attendance: 13,500

Laos  1–6  China PR
Phaphouvanin   47' Report Qu Bo   24'
Yu Hanchao   36'87'
Deng Zhuoxiang   67'82'
Yang Xu   90+3'

China PR won 13–3 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Turkmenistan  1–1  Indonesia
Krendelew   12' Report Ilham   30'
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Mohsen Torky (Iran)

Indonesia  4–3  Turkmenistan
Gonzáles   9'19'
Nasuha   43'
Ridwan   76'
Report Amanow   72'
Şamyradow   84'
Çoňkaýew   87'

Indonesia won 5–4 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Kuwait  3–0  Philippines
Nasser   17'
Neda   68'
Al Ansari   85'
Report

Philippines  1–2  Kuwait
Schröck   45+2' Report Nasser   63'
W. Ali   85'

Kuwait won 5–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Oman  3–0
Awarded[note 1]
  Myanmar
Al Hosni   21'
Al Ajmi   79'
Report
Attendance: 6,300
Referee: Ali Sabbagh (Lebanon)

Myanmar  0–2[note 2]  Oman
Report Al Hosni   22'
Al Mahaijri   39' (pen.)
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

Oman won 5–0 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Saudi Arabia  3–0  Hong Kong
Al-Shamrani   45+1'47'
Al-Muwallad   45+3'
Report

Hong Kong  0–5  Saudi Arabia
Report Fallatah   34'
Noor   71' (pen.)
Al-Shamrani   73'
Al-Sahlawi   79'
Hawsawi   90+3'

Saudi Arabia won 8–0 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Iran  4–0  Maldives
Ansarifard   4'62'
Karimi   67'
Daghighi   86'
Report
Attendance: 20,195

Maldives  0–1  Iran
Report Khalatbari   45+1'

Iran won 5–0 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Syria  0–3
Awarded[note 3]
  Tajikistan
Mourad   45+1'
Rafe   77'
Report Saidov   47'

Tajikistan  3–0
Awarded[note 4]
  Syria
Report Rafe   6'35'
Sabagh   53'
Choriyev   86' (o.g.)

Tajikistan was awarded the tie (6–0 on aggregate) and advanced to the Third Round.


Qatar  3–0  Vietnam
Kasola   6'
Mubarak   51'
Ahmed   67'
Report

Vietnam  2–1  Qatar
Nguyễn Trọng Hoàng   60'
Nguyễn Quang Hải   75'
Report Ahmed   17'

Qatar won 4–2 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Iraq  2–0  Yemen
Hawar Mulla Mohammed   10'
Abdul-Zahra   64'
Report

Iraq won 2–0 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Singapore  5–3  Malaysia
Đurić   8'81'
Qiu Li   22'
Mustafić   44'
Shi Jiayi   45+1'
Report Safee   1'71'
Abdul Hadi   70'

Malaysia  1–1  Singapore
Safee   57' Report Shi Jiayi   71'

Singapore won 6–4 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Uzbekistan  4–0  Kyrgyzstan
Geynrikh   28'
Bikmaev   48'
Djeparov   55'
Bakayev   90+2'
Report

Kyrgyzstan  0–3  Uzbekistan
Report Karpenko   47'
Nasimov   65'90'
Attendance: 14,700

Uzbekistan won 7–0 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


United Arab Emirates  3–0  India
Al Kamali   21' (pen.)
Al Shehhi   29' (pen.)
Al Hammadi   81'
Report

India  2–2  United Arab Emirates
Lalpekhula   74'
Singh   90+2'
Report Al Shehhi   40'
Al-Wehaibi   72'

United Arab Emirates won 5–2 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.


Jordan  9–0    Nepal
Abdel-Fattah   7'72'83'90'
Amer Deeb   20'57'
Hayel   31'62'
Abdallah Deeb   45+2'
Report

Nepal    1–1  Jordan
Khawas   80' Report Murjan   53'

Jordan won 10–1 on aggregate and advanced to the Third Round.

GoalscorersEdit

There were 109 goals scored in 30 games, for an average of 3.63 goals per game.

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b FIFA awarded Oman a 3–0 win. The match originally ended 2–0 to Oman.
  2. ^ a b Due to a pitch invasion, the match was abandoned after 45+2 minutes with Oman leading 2–0; FIFA confirmed that the result at the time of the interruption of the match is final.[4]
  3. ^ a b FIFA awarded Tajikistan a 3–0 win as a result of Syria fielding the ineligible player George Mourad. The match originally ended 2–1 to Syria.[5]
  4. ^ a b FIFA awarded Tajikistan a 3–0 win as a result of Syria fielding the ineligible player George Mourad. The match originally ended 4–0 to Syria.[5]
  5. ^ Syria hosted its home leg in Jordan due to civil unrest.[6]
  6. ^ Yemen hosted its home leg in the United Arab Emirates due to civil unrest.[6]

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. ^ "Statement regarding abandoned 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Myanmar against Oman". FIFA.com. 29 July 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
  5. ^ a b Syria disqualified from 2014 FIFA World Cup, FIFA.com, 19 August 2011.
  6. ^ a b "Yemen to host Iraq in World Cup qualifier in UAE". USA Today. Associated Press. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 13 July 2011.

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