UAE fans throw bottles and flip-flops during the AFC Asian Cup semi-final match against Qatar in Abu Dhabi. Photo: EPA

Asian Cup: Qatar pelted with shoes by hostile UAE fans as they thrash hosts 4-0 to reach final

  • Regional tensions boil over as Abu Dhabi crowd throws flip-flops and plastic bottles at Qatar players
  • Qatar national anthem drowned out by boos in politically charged semi-final
Topic |   AFC Asian Cup 2019

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UAE fans throw bottles and flip-flops during the AFC Asian Cup semi-final match against Qatar in Abu Dhabi. Photo: EPA
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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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