FIFA.com reviews the Asian Zone qualifiers for Brazil 2014, which ended with Australia, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic marching onwards to represent the continent.
Yokohama Marinos moved to the top of the J.League with a 3-0 win over third-place Urawa Red Diamonds, while reigning champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima slipped to a 2-0 defeat to Ventforet Kofu.
Naoki Ishihara scored a hat-trick to take Sanfrecce Hiroshima top of the J.league table in a 3-1 win over Omiya Ardija while Yokohama conceded a late own goal to draw with Kashiwa Reysol.
Australian football found a new hero on Tuesday when Josh Kennedy scored five minutes into his national team return, propelling the Socceroos to a third successive FIFA World Cup™ after a nerve-shredding conclusion to the campaign.
Holger Osieck, Tim Cahill and Joshua Kennedy have reacted to Australia's qualification for Brazil 2014, while Carlos Queiroz has expressed his relief at Iran making it.
Australia, Iran and Korea Republic are celebrating after they confirmed their participation at Brazil 2014, while Uzbekistan narrowly fell short and must play-off against Jordan for a spot in the intercontinental qualifier.