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World Cup West Germany 1974 Asian Qualifiers

Preliminary Group Allocation Matches

[Fixtures played in South Korea:]
16.05.1973 South Vietnam 1 - 0 Thailand  
16.05.1973 Israel 2 - 1 Japan
17.05.1973 Hong Kong 1 - 0 Malaysia

Asia/Oceania First Round

Sub-group A

[Fixtures played in South Korea:]
20.05.1973 Hong Kong 1 - 0 Japan  
22.05.1973 Hong Kong 1 - 0 South Vietnam
24.05.1973 Japan 4 - 0 South Vietnam
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Hong Kong 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 4
2 - Japan 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 2
3 South Vietnam 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5 0

Sub-group B

[Fixtures played in South Korea:]
19.05.1973 South Korea 4 - 0 Thailand  
19.05.1973 Israel 3 - 0 Malaysia
21.05.1973 South Korea 0 - 0 Malaysia
21.05.1973 Israel 6 - 0 Thailand
23.05.1973 South Korea 0 - 0 Israel
23.05.1973 Malaysia 2 - 0 Thailand
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Israel 3 2 1 0 9 0 +9 5
2 - South Korea 3 1 2 0 4 0 +4 4
3 Malaysia 3 1 1 1 2 3 -1 3
4 Thailand 3 0 0 3 0 12 -12 0

Sub-groups A/B Semi-finals

[Fixtures played in South Korea:]
26.05.1973 South Korea 3 - 1 Hong Kong  
26.05.1973 Israel 1 aet 0 Japan [FT: 0 - 0]

Sub-groups A/B Final

[Fixture played in South Korea:]
23.05.1973 South Korea 1 aet 0 Israel [FT: 0 - 0]

South Korea progess to Asia/Oceania Final

Sub-group C

[Fixtures played in Iran:]
04.05.1973 Iran 0 - 0 North Korea  
04.05.1973 Syria 2 - 1 Kuwait
06.05.1973 Iran 2 - 1 Kuwait
06.05.1973 North Korea 1 - 1 Syria
08.05.1973 North Korea 0 - 0 Kuwait
08.05.1973 Iran 1 - 0 Syria
11.05.1973 Iran 2 - 1 North Korea
11.05.1973 Syria 2 - 0 Kuwait
13.05.1973 Iran 2 - 0 Kuwait
13.05.1973 North Korea 3 - 0 Syria
15.05.1973 Iran 0 - 1 Syria
15.05.1973 Kuwait 2 - 0 North Korea
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Iran 6 4 1 1 7 3 +4 9
2 Syria 6 3 1 2 6 6 0 7
3 North Korea 6 1 3 2 5 5 0 5
4 Kuwait 6 1 1 4 4 8 -4 3

Iran progess to play-off against Sub-group D (Oceania) winner