Asian qualifying

Goals galore as Qatar advance

March 1, 2012
By John Duerden
(Archive)
You can say what you like about Asian football but, in terms of sheer entertainment, it takes some beating. Maybe not in the case of Indonesia on the final night of the penultimate round of qualification for the 2014 World Cup, but there was much more besides the mauling in Manama.

Six of the ten teams were already through before the action started. The four who made it on Wednesday, and those who almost did, provided enough drama to last until the next February 29 rolls around.

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