Japan defender Maya Yoshida hopes Chanathip Songkrasin can help lift Thailand football to greater heights when he heads to the J-League in July.
Australia's improved form in the World Cup qualifying campaign has given hope that the Socceroos can spring a few surprises at the Confederations Cup.
ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts recap the big wins for Japan, South Korea and Iran in AFC World Cup qualifying.
ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts break down all the action from Australia's 2-0 victory over United Arab Emirates.
If the past week has taught Australia anything, it's that reaching the 2018 World Cup won't be easy.
Iran's 1-0 win over China put them one step closer to World Cup qualification while Marcello Lippi's team are on the brink of elimination.