Tension as Asian giants reach World Cup

June 18, 2013
By Talek Harris
Asian giants Iran, South Korea and Australia scrambled into next year's World Cup on Tuesday after scenes of crowd anger and high tension on the final night of group qualifying.

Irate South Korean fans hurled water bottles and other debris after Iran booked their ticket with a 1-0 smash-and-grab win in Ulsan, following a tetchy build-up between the two teams.

South Korea also accused Iran coach Carlos Queiroz of making an obscene hand gesture at his rival Choi Kang-Hee, and ...

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