With two points from three games, Holger Osieck's men must watch their step in Asia's World Cup qualifying, writes John Duerden.
Australia's draw with Japan was the pick of the bunch in Asia's World Cup qualifying, writes John Duerden.
John Duerden on Asia's Fab Four - Nekounam, Park, Nakamura and Noor.
John Duerden runs the rule over the draw for the final round of Asia's World Cup qualifying.
Asian football has put its present in the hands of European coaches, writes John Duerden.
Japan underlined their position as the best team in Asia by beating South Korea, writes John Duerden.
John Duerden reviews the big three teams in Asia as they played two games in a week.
John Duerden hails the Japanese spirit as they beat Australia in the final of the AFC Asian Cup.
Australia will be motivated by the prospect of writing history in the Asian Cup final, says Brett Taylor.
Japan must show their steel in the Asian Cup final against a physical Australian team, writes John Duerden.