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China PR head coach Marcello Lippi

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: China Loses to Iran, 0-1, Suffers Major Blow to World Cup Hopes

China suffered a major blow to their World Cup qualifying campaign as the team lost to Group A leaders Iran, 0-1, on Tuesday at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran in the third round of the AFC 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Former Guangzhou Evergrande manager and now China PR head coach Marcello Lippi

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Two High-Profile Coaches Battle in China-Iran Match

Two high-profile football managers are set to lead their respective teams during the China versus Iran match on Tuesday at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran in the third round of the AFC 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament.

China PR striker Yu Dabao

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: China Beats South Korea, 1-0, to Revive World Cup Hopes

China’s World Cup hopes were revived after Team Dragon defeated the favorite South Korea, 1-0, in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match held at the Helong Stadium in Changsha, China on Thursday.

China's Zheng Zhi (L) and South Korea's Son Heung-min competes for the ball

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: China Ready For 'Tense' Match Against South Korea

China is set to face South Korea for the second time in the third round of the 2018 AFC FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament. The match will be held at the Helong Stadium in the Hunan province capital of Changsa on Thursday.

China PR winger Wu Lei

AFC 2018 World Cup Qualifying: China holds powerhouse Iran to goalless draw, keeps World Cup hopes alive

In an amazing display of fortitude and discipline, China PR held powerhouse team Iran to a 0-0 draw in the second matchday of the 2018 FIFA World Cup AFC qualifying tournament in a match held at the Shenyang Olympic Sports Center Stadium on Tuesday.

China PR head coach Gao Hongbo

AFC 2018 World Cup Qualifying: Gao Hongbo urges Chinese squad to 'do well' for country against Iran

China PR head coach Gao Hongbo had recently urged his Chinese national team players to “do well” for their country ahead of their 2018 FIFA World Cup AFC qualifying tournament match against powerhouse squad Iran at the Shenyang Olympic Sports Center Stadium on Sep. 6.

Iran team captain Andranik Teymourian (#14)

AFC 2018 World Cup Qualifying: China vs Iran, Preview, Prediction & Predicted Lineup

China PR (0-1-0, 0 points) continues its campaign in the third round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup AFC qualifying tournament as it clashes with powerhouse team Iran (1-0-0, 3 points) at the Shenyang Olympic Sports Center Stadium in Shenyang, China on Tuesday, Sep. 6.

China's Zheng Zhi (L) and South Korea's Son Heung-min competes for the ball

AFC 2018 World Cup Qualifying: South Korea nips China, 3-2, in high-scoring opener to their WC qualifiers campaign

South Korea escaped with a high-scoring 3-2 win over China PR to open their 2018 FIFA World Cup AFC qualifying tournament campaign at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in the capital city of South Korea on Thursday.

China PR head coach Gao Hongbo

China Football: China PR relishes underdog tag against South Korea in upcoming World Cup qualifying match

China PR will face South Korea at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on Thursday to kick off the team’s campaign in the third and final round of 2018 FIFA World Cup AFC qualifiers on the road.

South Korean winger Son Heung-min

AFC 2018 World Cup Qualifying: South Korea vs China, Preview, Prediction & Predicted Lineup

Far East Asian football giants Korea Republic and China PR will begin their campaign in the third round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup AFC qualifying tournament against each other at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in the capital city of South Korea on Thursday, Sep. 1.

Hong Kong defender Lo Kwan Yee

Football News: Hong Kong Nips Maldives, 1-0; Battles China Next Week

Group C’s second-running squad Hong Kong (4-1-1, 13 points) managed to escape with a 1-0 victory over a hard-fighting Maldives eleven (1-5-0, 3 points) in a second round group stage encounter of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament held at the National Football Stadium in Malé on Thursday.

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