Despite going down 3-0 to Saudi Arabia at home, Thailand can take heart in the performance of young striker Siroch Chatthong.
The Socceroos have escaped with a nerve-wracking 1-1 draw against Iraq amid dreadful conditions in Tehran to leave their WCQ hopes in the balance.
Mitch Langerak says Australia will lament their missed chances, as Iraq turned things around in the second half.
Mathew Leckie put Australia ahead early, but his goal would not be enough in their 1-1 draw with Iraq.
Australia's late surge was not enough as a resilient Iraq held the Aussies to a 1-1 draw in Group B of AFC WCQ.
Yu Dabao's header and a stirring second-half performance by goalkeeper Zeng Cheng saw Marcello Lippi's side claim a 1-0 win over South Korea.