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Asian Cup: Australia win shootout, will face hosts UAE in quarters; Japan advance past Saudis

Mat Ryan saved two spot kicks in a penalty shootout against Uzbekistan in the Asian Cup round of 16, after the game finished 0-0.
Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says the performance from Mat Ryan shows exactly why he's a Premier League goalkeeper.
Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16.

Goalkeeper Maty Ryan earned champions Australia a quarterfinal place in the Asian Cup on Monday as he made two saves in a shootout to see off Uzbekistan with a 4-2 win on penalties after 120 goalless minutes.

The Brighton & Hove Albion keeper Ryan denied Islom Tukhtakhujaev and Dostonbek Khamdamov to leave Mathew Leckie to score the winning spot-kick and take the Socceroos into the last eight.

The result was no less than the Australians deserved after dominating the second half and most of extra time...

South Korea brush aside Uzbekistan as Paulo Bento stays unbeaten

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South Korea maintained their unbeaten start under former Portugal coach Paulo Bento on Tuesday as they thrashed Uzbekistan 4-0 in Brisbane.

Hector Cuper's side offered little threat to the Koreans, who will be among the favourites to win the Asian Cup when they travel to the United Arab Emirates for the continental championship in January.

Qatar-based midfielder Nam Tae-hee put Bento's team in front after nine minutes when his bouncing volley beat Uzbek goalkeeper Ignatiy Nesterov.

Fifteen minutes...

 By Reuters

Former Egypt boss Hector Cuper takes over as Uzbekistan head coach

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Hector Cuper, who managed Egypt at the World Cup, has been named coach of Uzbekistan.

HONG KONG -- Former Valencia manager Hector Cuper has been named the new head coach of Uzbekistan, the country's football association announced on Wednesday.

Cuper, who managed Egypt at the World Cup in Russia over the summer, has been handed a contract through to the 2022 finals in Qatar as Uzbekistan attempt to secure a place at the tournament for the first time.

The 62-year-old will be unveiled in Tashkent on Aug. 6, according to a post on the Uzbekistan Football Association's official website...