China coach Zhu Guanghu has dismissed talk of playing for a draw in his team's final Asian Cup Group match against Uzbekistan on Wednesday. China need a draw to reach the quarter-finals.
Forward Cho Jae-jin scored twice as South Korea defeated Uzbekistan 2-1 on Thursday, the final warm-up for both before next week's start of the Asian Cup.
Uzbekistan may apply to join European soccer's governing body UEFA after what the Central Asian state called an injust decision robbed it of a chance of reaching the World Cup finals.
Uzbekistan coach Bobby Houghton is hoping Bahrain will feel the urge to attack in front of their home fans in the second leg of the Asian Zone World Cup qualifying play-off in Manama on Wednesday.
FIFA officials have potentially set a precedent for overruling refereeing decisions after ordering Uzbekistan's World Cup qualifier against Bahrain to be replayed.
Uzbekistan have called for a FIFA probe after a referee controversially disallowed a penalty in their World Cup qualifier with Bahrain on Saturday.