Uzbekistan moved into pole position to win the Asian Zone play-off by holding Jordan 1-1 in Amman.
FIFA.com previews the penultimate matchday in Asian Brazil 2014 qualifying with three spots still up for grabs and Uzbekistan eyeing historic passage to the world stage.
Ulsan Hyundai maintained their one-point lead at the top of the K League Classic with a resounding 4-1 win over Gyeongnam, while close rivals Incheon United kept up the pressure with a 3-0 win over Busan I'Park.
FIFA.com takes a look at Uzbekistan, who collected the FIFA Fair Play Award at Monday's FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala, with the Central Asian nation having made rapid growth in recent times with more milestones on the horizon.
FIFA.com reviews the recently completed Uzbekistan season as former kings Pakhtakor broke Bunyodkor’s stranglehold on the domestic scene to once again be crowned champions.
Asian qualifying for Brazil 2014 reaches its halfway point on Tuesday with a series of crucial matches in both groups, headlined by Korea Republic’s visit to Iran, and Iraq facing Australia.