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Iraq 2 UAE 3: Khalil's brace sees off Iraqis

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Ahmed Khalil scored a double, while Ali Mabkhout converted from the spot as the United Arab Emirates overcame 10-man Iraq to claim third place at the Asian Cup on Friday... Read more

UAE v Iraq: Rare podium finish on offer

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Both the United Arab Emirates and Iraq will have a chance to earn a rare podium finish for the respective countries in Friday's Asian Cup third-place play-off... Read more

Ki wants South Korea to prove their superiority

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South Korea captain Ki Sung-yueng claimed this year's Asian Cup is "a great opportunity to become a champion" as he and his team-mates look to end a 55-year wait at the tournament. Ki and Co... Read more

Shenaishil taking positives from last-four exit

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Despite their defeat in the Asian Cup at the hands of South Korea, Iraq head coach Radhi Shenaishil was keen to reflect positively on his side's run to the semi-finals... Read more

Shenaishil optimistic despite Kasim absence

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Radhi Shenaishil expects his Iraq side to show they are able to cope without the suspended Yaser Kasim when they come up against South Korea in Monday's opening Asian Cup semi-final... Read more

Iran's Asian Cup appeal dismissed by AFC

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Iran have lost their appeal for Friday's Asian Cup quarter-final defeat to Iraq to be reversed. Iraq beat their fierce rivals 7-6 on penalties in the last-eight contest after the match finished 3-3 following extra time in Canberra... Read more