FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

21 November - 18 December

Asia

Results and reaction from Asia qualifiers Round 2 Matchday 1

Chanathip Songkrasin of Thailand (L) and Do Hung Dung of Vietnam (R) compete for the ball during the FIFA World Cup Asian second qualifier match between Thailand and Vietnam.
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Asia's second qualifying round for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ kicked off today, with 32 of the 40 teams involved in action on Matchday 1.

5 September results

Guam 0-1 Maldives

Korea DPR 2-0 Lebanon

Mongolia 1-0 Myanmar

Chinese Taipei 1-2 Jordan

Cambodia 1-1 Hong Kong

Philippines 2-5 Syria

Singapore 2-2 Yemen

Thailand 0-0 Vietnam

Indonesia 2-3 Malaysia

Palestine 2-0 Uzbekistan

India 1-2 Oman

Tajikistan 1-0 Kyrgyz Republic

Sri Lanka 0-2 Turkmenistan

Qatar 6-0 Afghanistan

Bahrain 1-1 Iraq

Kuwait 7-0 Nepal

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It's more than two years since some of Asia's biggest names booked their ticket to Russia. Now they're starting the journey all over again.

Watch match highlights, courtesy of the AFC, from Thailand and Vietnam's opening Group G encounter in Rangsit.

Here are Maldives head coach Peter Segrt's thoughts after his team's win in Guam.

Mongolia celebrate a historic win, their first-ever victory in Round 2 of World Cup qualification.

In one of the most dramatic results of the day, Malaysia came back twice and scored the winning goal late into stoppage time to edge Indonesia in Group G.

They may have lost the match, but Indonesia's Beto scored a memorable goal to give the Jakarta crowd something to cheer about.

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