Xavi Hernandez stands in front of his AFC Asian Cup 2019 predictions. Photo: Twitter/@alkasschannel

Asian Cup: Xavi predictions give Qatar fans hope as Barcelona legend gets the last laugh

  • Qatar-based player was derided for saying World Cup 2022 hosts would win tournament
  • Barca icon correctly predicted seven of eight quarter-finalists and three of four semi-finalists
Topic |   AFC Asian Cup 2019

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Xavi Hernandez stands in front of his AFC Asian Cup 2019 predictions. Photo: Twitter/@alkasschannel
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Japan defender Yuto Nagatomo celebrates with teammates after the AFC Asian Cup semi-final win over Iran. Photo: AP

Asian Cup: Japan stun Iran in semi-final before Carlos Queiroz steps down

  • ‘Emotional breakdown’ from favourites means 43-year wait for an Asian Cup continues
  • Blue Samurai can become record five-time winners on Friday where they will meet hosts UAE or Qatar
Topic |   AFC Asian Cup 2019

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Japan defender Yuto Nagatomo celebrates with teammates after the AFC Asian Cup semi-final win over Iran. Photo: AP
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