2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round

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

Format[edit]

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.

Seeding[edit]

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

Results[edit]

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

23 July 2011
18:00 UTC+7
Thailand  1–0  Palestine
Kaewprom Goal 18' Report
New I-mobile Stadium, Buriram
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Lee Min-hu (Korea Republic)

28 July 2011
18:00 UTC+3
Palestine  2–2  Thailand
Alyan Goal 5'90' Report Thonglao Goal 34'90+3'

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


23 July 2011
17:00 UTC+3
Lebanon  4–0  Bangladesh
Maatouk Goal 16'
El Ali Goal 27'
Al Saadi Goal 55'
Al Ali Goal 64'
Report

28 July 2011
18:00 UTC+6
Bangladesh  2–0  Lebanon
Chowdhury Goal 52'
Ameli Goal 87'
Report

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


23 July 2011
15:00 UTC+8
China PR  7–2  Laos
Yang Xu Goal 45+2'54'73'
Chen Tao Goal 52'88'
Hao Junmin Goal 81'90+1' (pen.)
Report Vongchiengkham Goal 5'
Phaphouvanin Goal 31'
Tuodong Stadium, Kunming
Attendance: 13,500
Referee: Strebre Delovski (Australia)

28 July 2011
18:00 UTC+7
Laos  1–6  China PR
Phaphouvanin Goal 47' Report Qu Bo Goal 24'
Yu Hanchao Goal 36'87'
Deng Zhuoxiang Goal 67'82'
Yang Xu Goal 90+3'

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


23 July 2011
18:30 UTC+5
Turkmenistan  1–1  Indonesia
Krendelew Goal 12' Report Ilham Goal 30'
Olympic Stadium, Ashgabat
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Mohsen Torky (Iran)

28 July 2011
19:00 UTC+7
Indonesia  4–3  Turkmenistan
Gonzáles Goal 9'19'
Nasuha Goal 43'
Ridwan Goal 76'
Report Amanow Goal 72'
Şamyradow Goal 84'
Çoňkaýew Goal 87'

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


23 July 2011
19:30 UTC+3
Kuwait  3–0  Philippines
Nasser Goal 17'
Neda Goal 68'
Al Ansari Goal 85'
Report

28 July 2011
19:00 UTC+8
Philippines  1–2  Kuwait
Schröck Goal 45+2' Report Nasser Goal 63'
W. Ali Goal 85'
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Liu Kwok Man (Hong Kong)

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


23 July 2011
19:30 UTC+4
Oman  3–0
Awarded[note 1]
 Myanmar
Al Hosni Goal 21'
Al Ajmi Goal 79'
Report
Seeb Stadium, Muscat
Attendance: 6,300
Referee: Ali Sabbagh (Lebanon)

28 July 2011
15:30 UTC+6:30
Myanmar  0–2[note 2]  Oman
Report Al Hosni Goal 22'
Al Mahaijri Goal 39' (pen.)
Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

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


23 July 2011
20:45 UTC+3
Saudi Arabia  3–0  Hong Kong
Al-Shamrani Goal 45+1'47'
Al-Muwallad Goal 45+3'
Report

28 July 2011
20:00 UTC+8
Hong Kong  0–5  Saudi Arabia
Report Fallatah Goal 34'
Noor Goal 71' (pen.)
Al-Shamrani Goal 73'
Al-Sahlawi Goal 79'
Hawsawi Goal 90+3'

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


23 July 2011
19:30 UTC+04:30
Iran  4–0  Maldives
Ansarifard Goal 4'62'
Karimi Goal 67'
Daghighi Goal 86'
Report
Azadi Stadium, Tehran
Attendance: 20,195
Referee: Chaiya Mahapab (Thailand)

28 July 2011
21:00 UTC+5
Maldives  0–1  Iran
Report Khalatbari Goal 45+1'

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


23 July 2011
19:00 UTC+3
Syria  0–3
Awarded[note 3]
 Tajikistan
Mourad Goal 45+1'
Rafe Goal 77'
Report Saidov Goal 47'

28 July 2011
16:00 UTC+5
Tajikistan  3–0
Awarded[note 4]
 Syria
Report Rafe Goal 6'35'
Sabagh Goal 53'
Choriyev Goal 86' (o.g.)

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


23 July 2011
19:15 UTC+3
Qatar  3–0  Vietnam
Kasola Goal 6'
Mubarak Goal 51'
Ahmed Goal 67'
Report

28 July 2011
19:15 UTC+7
Vietnam  2–1  Qatar
Nguyễn Trọng Hoàng Goal 60'
Nguyễn Quang Hải Goal 75'
Report Ahmed Goal 17'

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


23 July 2011
19:00 UTC+3
Iraq  2–0  Yemen
Hawar Mulla Mohammed Goal 10'
Abdul-Zahra Goal 64'
Report

28 July 2011
20:00 UTC+4
Yemen  0–0  Iraq
Report

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


23 July 2011
19:30 UTC+8
Singapore  5–3  Malaysia
Đurić Goal 8'81'
Qiu Li Goal 22'
Mustafić Goal 44'
Shi Jiayi Goal 45+1'
Report Safee Goal 1'71'
Abdul Hadi Goal 70'

28 July 2011
20:45 UTC+8
Malaysia  1–1  Singapore
Safee Goal 57' Report Shi Jiayi Goal 71'

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


23 July 2011
19:00 UTC+5
Uzbekistan  4–0  Kyrgyzstan
Geynrikh Goal 28'
Bikmaev Goal 48'
Djeparov Goal 55'
Bakayev Goal 90+2'
Report

28 July 2011
18:00 UTC+6
Kyrgyzstan  0–3  Uzbekistan
Report Karpenko Goal 47'
Nasimov Goal 65'90'
Spartak Stadium, Bishkek
Attendance: 14,700
Referee: Ali Abdulnabi (Bahrain)

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


28 July 2011
19:00 UTC+5:30
India  2–2  United Arab Emirates
Lalpekhula Goal 74'
Singh Goal 90+2'
Report Al Shehhi Goal 40'
Al-Wehaibi Goal 72'

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


23 July 2011
19:00 UTC+3
Jordan  9–0    Nepal
Abdel-Fattah Goal 7'72'83'90'
Amer Deeb Goal 20'57'
Hayel Goal 31'62'
Abdallah Deeb Goal 45+2'
Report

28 July 2011
15:30 UTC+5:45
Nepal    1–1  Jordan
Khawas Goal 80' Report Murjan Goal 53'
Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Fan Qi (China PR)

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

Goalscorers[edit]

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

Notes[edit]

  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]

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 23 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "The battle for Brazil berth begins". The-AFC.com. Asian Football Confederation. 30 March 2011. 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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