A convincing 3-1 home win over Jordan for China PR saw them end their 2014 FIFA World Cup™ with a flourish, as Hao Junmin's brace helped them towards their third win in Group A.
Guangzhou Yiyao extended their lead atop the Chinese Super League table with a comfortable 2-0 win over Shandong Luneng, while Shanghai Shenhua saw off Shaanxi Baorong.
A number of Asia’s larger nations enjoyed a prosperous week with Australia, Korea Republic, China and Qatar among those buoyed by impressive displays ahead of the rapidly approaching Brazil 2014 qualifiers.
AFC Asian Cup hosts Qatar have continued their resurgence with a 3-0 win over Gulf Cup holders Kuwait to progress to the quarter-finals alongside Uzbekistan, who survived a scare against China to secure top spot.
Hosts Qatar and Group A winners Uzbekistan both qualified for the AFC Asian Cup quarter-finals after today's final round of games, while China PR and Kuwait have been eliminated from the tournament.
An entertaining game between Uzbekistan and China PR ended 2-2, which was enough for the Uzbeks to finish top of Group A and qualify for the quarter-finals, where they will play Japan, Jordan or Syria.