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Jordan surprise Australia in World Cup qualifying as Japan, South Korea win

ESPN FC's Janusz Michallik questions whether Australia might have been a bit complacent heading into in their AFC World Cup qualifying loss against Jordan.

Jordan scored twice in the second half to upset continental champions Australia 2-0 on Thursday and move to the top of Group B in the second round of Asian qualifying for the World Cup.

The result, in front of a passionate home crowd in Amman, gave Jordan a one point lead over the Socceroos with four games remaining.

Jordan's pace troubled the Asian Cup winners for most of the game and the hosts took the lead two minutes into the second half when Hassan Abdel Fattah blasted a penalty high into...

 By Kelvin Leong

Baihakki: Afghanistan surprised lucky Singapore in AFC World Cup qualifier

ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson review Singapore's narrow 1-0 win over Afghanistan courtesy of a late goal from Khairul Amri.

Had Baihakki Khaizan not put his knee in the way deep into injury time, Singapore might have been held to a draw instead beating Afghanistan in their AFC World Cup Group E qualifier on Thursday night.

The Johor Darul Ta'zim II centre-back managed to repel Zubayr Amiri's 93rd minute header on the line and the Lions escaped with a lucky 1-0 win at Singapore's National Stadium.

"I saw Madhu [Mohana] and Izwan [Mahbud] going for the ball," he told ESPN FC.

"Somehow, the Afghanistan player (Amiri) got...

 By Kelvin Leong

Amri to the rescue as Singapore down Afghanistan in World Cup qualifying

ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson review Singapore's narrow 1-0 win over Afghanistan courtesy of a late goal from Khairul Amri.

Veteran striker Khairul Amri was the hero as Singapore struck late to secure a crucial 1-0 win over stylish Afghanistan in their AFC World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium on Thursday night.

Singapore brought their Group E tally to seven points with their second win in four matches with Amri scoring the winner from a header in the 72nd minute. Afghanistan dominated possession and had a handful of goalscoring opportunities, but were punished for their profligacy in front of goal.

The home team...

 By Kelvin Leong

Zulfahmi ready to help Singapore in star duo's World Cup absence

Zulfahmi is likely to start in the absence of Safuwan and Hariss, Photo credit: FAS

With Safuwan Baharudin and Hariss Harun suspended for Singapore's AFC World Cup qualifier against Afghanistan on Thursday, Zulfahmi Arifin is ready to step up in the middle of the park.

Bernd Stange's team go into the Group E match without their two most influential players, leaving Izzdin Shafiq as the only recognised central midfielder.

As the coaches tried out different combinations at Geylang field in Monday's session, one player was quietly going about his business on what was his 24th birthday.


 By Kelvin Leong

Afghanistan coach wary of Singapore's left-foot wonder Shaiful Esah

Afghanistan coach Slaven Skeledzic and captain Djelaludin Sharityar. Photo credit: FAS

Afghanistan head coach Slaven Skeledzic is keen to counter the threat posed by the left-foot of Singapore fullback Shaiful Esah when the two nations meet in an AFC World Cup qualifier on Thursday night at the National Stadium in Kallang.

Skeledzic is desperate for a victory to keep up with Singapore who currently occupy third spot in Group E, behind group leaders Syria and Japan. While he is confident of Afghanistan's chances, he wants his players to keep a close eye on Shaiful during set-piece...