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3-0-2, 2nd in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
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217dReuters

Asia holds World Cup draw despite '22 doubts

The draw for the first of Asia's World Cup qualifiers was made on Wednesday, even though FIFA has yet to decide how many teams will play in 2022.

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349dESPN

Malaysia beat Thailand to reach AFF Cup final

Malaysia reached the Asean Football Federation Championship final on away goals after a 2-2 draw with holders Thailand in the semifinal.

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351dJohn Duerden

Chatchai warns Malaysia: Expect 'a nightmare'

Thailand's Chatchai Budprom has warned Malaysia that they are in for a "nightmare" in the second leg of the 2018 AFF Cup semifinal in Bangkok.

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351dJohn Duerden

Malaysia has Thailand on the ropes in AFF Cup

If Malaysia can avoid conceding an early goal in Wednesday's semifinal second leg, the pressure on reigning AFF Cup champs Thailand will skyrocket.

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1yJohn Duerden

Vietnam to test Malaysia's AFF credentials

Malaysia are moving forward but don't yet have the look of AFF Cup champions. Vietnam will show just how close, or far away, they are.

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1yJohn Duerden

Keisuke Honda coaching Cambodia via video

Malaysia's hopes of kicking off their AFF Cup with a win over Cambodia have been boosted by confirmation that mentor Keisuke Honda will be absent.

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1yJohn Duerden

AFF Cup's importance to world football is growing

In mid-December, the biggest game in world football will not be staged in the strongholds of Europe or South America - it will be in Southeast Asia.

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1yJohn Duerden

Tan Cheng Hoe slowly returning Malaysia to form

For coach Tan Cheng Hoe, the AFF Cup offers a chance to show progress with a young side and right the ship after an awful period in team history.

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2yPaul Murphy

Perak want to 'do a Leicester City' in MSL

Perak have been backed to take inspiration from Leicester City by pulling off a stunning upset to lift the Malaysia Super League (MSL) title in 2018.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Goal Difference10
Goals Scored18
Assists0
Goals Conceded8