Philippines 11/01/2019 China
AFP Sport looks at five things we learned from the opening round of group games at the Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates:...
Marcello Lippi said an influx of foreign forwards had decimated China's striking stocks and could damage their Asian Cup campaign after an unconvincing start in the United Arab Emirates....
A spectacular goalkeeping blunder helped Marcello Lippi's China avoid a humiliating defeat as they came from behind to narrowly beat minnows Kyrgyzstan 2-1 at the Asian Cup on Monday....
China coach Marcello Lippi has put his players through a tough month of training ahead of the Asian Cup, but the decorated Italian will need to inspire something special if his ageing side are to be serious contenders....
Marcello Lippi refused to blame his players after China were held to a stale 1-1 home draw by 99th-ranked Palestine on Tuesday in their last warm-up game before the Asian Cup....