Vitalij Lux exploded with a hat trick to power Kyrgyz Republic to a 3-1 win over the Philippines in a crucial group C encounter of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 at the Rashid Stadium in Dubai, UAE.
They may not be able to bend it quite like David Beckham, but Sven-Goran Eriksson's Philippines have made an instant impact in their first appearance at the Asian Cup.
Prolific goal scorer Hwang Ui-jo snatched a second-half winner as South Korea beat Sven-Goran Eriksson's Philippines 1-0 at the Asian Cup on Monday.
An injury-plagued Philippine Azkals will go all out for a win against Yemen in a crucial Group F match in the 2019 Asian Cup Qualifying Tournament at the Al Wakra Stadium in Doha, Qatar.
Philippine Azkals coach Thomas Dooley is already moving on with midfielder Manny Ott’s injury.
At least two new faces will get their first-ever call ups for the men’s national football team that will face Yemen on October 10 in Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Stadium in Doha, Qatar.
Philippine Azkals team manager Dan Palami says Javier Patino's injury will definitely hurt the team's chances in its campaign to enter the tournament proper of the 2019 Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
The Philippine Azkals will miss one of its prolific strikers and goal scoring machine after Javier Patiño went down with an injury while playing for Henan Jianye in the Chinese Super League.