Asian Cup 2019 Group Standings – The culmination of round 1 matches in the Asian Cup has started shaping up the table and giving us an insight into the teams who stand in with a chance of progressing through to the round of 16. The first set of fixtures in the quadrennial tournament threw up its fair share of surprise and shocking results with heavyweights Australia slumping to an unexpected defeat which sees them sit right at the bottom of Group B.
Meanwhile, India’s resounding victory against Thailand in their group opener has placed them pretty at the top, putting them in pole position to make it through to the next round.
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Asia’s biggest football tournament sees 24 teams participating in it, making the 17th Asian Cup the longest edition of the tournament. As per the tournament format, the top two teams from each group will make their way forward and will be joined by the four best third-placed teams from the six groups. The round of 16 will be played in a knockout format and will be followed by the quarterfinals, the semi-finals and the summit clash eventually.
Round 2 commenced on 10th January with Group A the first group in action in the latest round of fixtures.
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Asian Cup 2019 Group Standings