WCQ Asia review

Fightbacks and late scraps in Asia

March 27, 2013
By John Duerden
Drama? Even the Korean soap operas that are taking over large parts of Asia can't compete with this final round of the continent's qualification for the 2014 World Cup. The latest installment had the lot – missed penalties, 96th minute winners, fightbacks and fights - and nobody knows just how the loose ends are going to be tied up in June.

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