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Japan's coach Takeshi Okada has warned his team that they would see a much improved Uzbekistan in their next qualifier for South Africa 2010.
Australia will become the first team to qualify for South Africa 2010 if Bahrain and Qatar draw later today, after beating Uzbekistan 2-0 at home.
With a long history of FIFA World Cup qualifying anguish, Australia now find themselves in sight of being the first team to qualify for South Africa.
Japan and Korea DPR seized the top spots in Asia, while Iran crashed to a rare home defeat to Saudi Arabia, and Uzbekistan cruised against Qatar.
Uzbekistan went third in Group 1 after a hat-trick of headers from Farhod Tadjiev inspired them to a 4-0 victory over Qatar in Asian Zone qualifying.