AFC ASIA CUP UAE 2019

UAE strike in extra time against Kyrgyzstan to secure quarter final slot

By Paul Nicholson in Abu Dhabi

UAE 3 Kyrgyz Republic 2 (AET)

June 21 – Hosts UAE made it through to the quarter finals of the Asian Cup but only after having thrown away a winning position to send the match into extra time against a tenacious Kyrgyz Republic. Sub Ahmed Khalil had been on the pitch just four minutes before stepping up to slot the winning penalty.

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