Things to know about the 2015 Asian Cup

The 2015 AFC Asian Cup is currently taking place in Australia and the race is on to determine the Asian representative in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The winner will be the third representative of the Confederations Cup, along with Russia and Germany. The group stage just wrapped up and they’re starting the Knockout Stage on Thursday. Unfortunately, the tournament isn’t televised in the United States so we’re missing out on the tournament here but here are the results so far.

Group A
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Group B
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Group C
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Group D
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Knockout Stage – Quarterfinals – January 22 and 23

South Korea 2-0 Uzbekistan AET
Iran (6) 3-3 (7) Iraq AET PK
China 0-2 Australia
Japan (4) 1-1 (5) United Arab Emirates AET PK

Knockout Stage – Semifinals – January 26 and 27

South Korea vs. Iraq
Australia vs. United Arab Emirates

2015 Asian Cup Final – January 31

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