With both quarterfinal spots from Group D up for grabs, Japan, Jordan and Iraq have plenty to play for Tuesday. Japan needs just a draw from its last group match against Jordan to advance, while Iraq will be looking for a big score over Palestine to boost its chances.
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan was diagnosed with malaria while at the African Cup of Nations and was admitted to the hospital in the remote eastern town of Mongomo in Equatorial Guinea, the Ghana Football Association said on Sunday.
Paul Pogba showed why the top European teams are interested in him as he orchestrated a 2-0 win for Juventus against Chievo Verona, sending the defending champion provisionally eight points clear at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday.
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Alexandre Lacazette scored his league-leading 21st goal of the season Sunday — and then limped off injured — as Lyon beat 10-man Metz 2-0 to maintain its four-point lead at the top of the French league.
Iraq has shrugged off the distraction of the Alaa Abdulzehra eligibility drama and been given the all clear for the Asian Cup semifinal on Monday against South Korea, which has its own concerns over the health of key playmaker Son Heung-min.
The Asian Football Confederation has dismissed a protest from Iran over its quarterfinal loss to Iraq in the continental championship, saying the complaint over the eligibility of Alaa Abdulzehra was unfounded.