The view from Asia

Qualification tension in Asia

June 9, 2013
By John Duerden
The first of June's three 'Titanic Tuesdays' is behind the ten teams in the final round of the Asian zone of qualification for the 2014 World Cup. One nation (Japan) made it to Brazil, one (Lebanon) dropped out of the running completely, while two more (Qatar and Iraq) were pushed to the brink of elimination. With all kinds of emotions still swirling around the six others, they have to do it all again next Tuesday.

If Japan's clash with Australia was the big one last week then Uzbekistan's ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations