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Round of 16 is finished in the 2019 Asian Cup

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Eight teams have advanced into the Quarterfinals of the competition for a chance to be champions in the tournament played in the United Arab Emirates.

The Round of 16 of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup was played from January 20th to the 22nd as eight teams move to the Quarterfinals.

Vietnam was the first team to advance to the next round of the competition after drawing 1-1 against Jordan but winning 4-2 in penalties.

Thailand failed against China as the Chinese advance to the Quarterfinals of the competition, while Iran defeated Oman 2-0.

Japan did the minimum to beat Saudi Arabia 1-0, while Australia needed penalties to defeat Uzbekistan, after drawing 0-0 in regular time and winning 4-2 in penalties.

Australia is the current champion of the competition, as the Oceanic country hopes to defend its crown from the other Asian teams in the tournament.

Hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) were on their way to advance to the next round but a 90+1 minute goal by Turnusali Rustamov saw the team going into extra time.

There Ahmed Khalil gave the UAE a win, after scoring a penalty kick goal, sending the whole country into celebrations.

Meanwhile, South Korea needed a goal by Kim Jin-Su in overtime to beat Bahrain 2-1.

The last guest in the Quarterfinals is Qatar, which defeated Iraq 1-0 to advance to the next round.

You can find how teams will play in the Quarterfinals of the competition by clicking here.

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