FIFA has fined Qatar's federation after national team players breached rules against political statements.
Australia may not know its 2018 World Cup fate until the morning after their must-win clash against Thailand.
Thailand's King's Cup victory highlighted a new-found defensive strength that will make Australia think ahead of September's World Cup qualifier.
Southeast Asian champions Thailand retained the King's Cup after defeating Belarus 5-4 on penalties in Sunday night's final in Bangkok.
Football Federation Australia said on Saturday that the Socceroos will play Thailand at Melbourne's AAMI Park on Sept. 5 in their final WCQ game.
Son Heung-Min and Ki Sung-Yeung could miss the start of the new Premier League season, and South Korea's two remaining 2018 World Cup qualifiers.