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World Cup Mexico 1986 Asian Qualifiers

First Round

Middle East Section

Sub-group A

[Oman withdrew]
12.04.1985 Saudi Arabia 0 - 0 United Arab Emirates  
19.04.1985 United Arab Emirates 1 - 0 Saudi Arabia
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - United Arab Emirates 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 3
2 Saudi Arabia 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 1

Sub-group B

[Iraq required to play home matches on neutral ground]
[Fixture played in Kuwait:]
15.03.1985 Iraq 6 - 0 Lebanon  
15.03.1985 Jordan 1 - 0 Qatar
[Fixture played in Kuwait:]
18.03.1985 Iraq 6 - 0 Lebanon
22.03.1985 Qatar 7 - 0 Lebanon
27.03.1985 Qatar 8 - 0 Lebanon
[Lebanon withdrew - matches annulled]
29.03.1985 Jordan 2 - 3 Iraq
05.04.1985 Qatar 3 - 0 Iraq
12.04.1985 Qatar 2 - 0 Jordan
[Fixture played in Kuwait:]
19.04.1985 Iraq 2 - 0 Jordan
[Fixture played in India:]
05.05.1985 Iraq 2 - 1 Qatar
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Iraq 4 3 0 1 7 6 +1 6
2 Qatar 4 2 0 2 6 3 +3 4
3 Jordan 4 1 0 3 3 7 -4 2

Sub-group C

22.03.1985 Syria 1 - 0 Kuwait  
29.03.1985 North Yemen 0 - 1 Syria
05.04.1985 Kuwait 5 - 0 North Yemen
12.04.1985 Kuwait 0 - 0 Syria
19.04.1985 Syria 3 - 0 North Yemen
26.04.1985 North Yemen 1 - 3 Kuwait
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Syria 4 3 1 0 5 0 +5 7
2 Kuwait 4 2 1 1 8 2 +6 5
3 North Yemen 4 0 0 4 1 12 -11 0

Sub-group D

[Iran disqualified for refusing to play home matches on neutral ground]
29.03.1985 South Yemen 1 - 4 Bahrain  
12.04.1985 Bahrain 3 - 3 South Yemen
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Bahrain 2 1 1 0 7 4 +3 3
2 South Yemen 2 0 1 1 4 7 -3 1

Far East Section

Sub-group A

02.03.1985 Nepal 0 - 2 South Korea  
10.03.1985 Malaysia 1 - 0 South Korea
16.03.1985 Nepal 0 - 0 Malaysia
31.03.1985 Malaysia 5 - 0 Nepal
06.04.1985 South Korea 4 - 0 Nepal
19.05.1985 South Korea 2 - 0 Malaysia
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - South Korea 4 3 0 1 8 1 +7 6
2 Malaysia 4 2 1 1 6 2 +4 5
3 Nepal 4 0 1 3 0 11 -11 1

Sub-group B

15.03.1985 Indonesia 2 - 0 Bangladesh  
18.03.1985 Indonesia 2 - 1 India
21.03.1985 Indonesia 1 - 0 Thailand
23.03.1985 Thailand 3 - 0 Bangladesh
26.03.1985 Thailand 0 - 1 Indonesia
29.03.1985 Thailand 0 - 0 India
30.03.1985 Bangladesh 2 - 1 Indonesia
02.04.1985 Bangladesh 1 - 2 India
05.04.1985 Bangladesh 1 - 0 Thailand
06.04.1985 India 2 - 1 Bangladesh
09.04.1985 India 1 - 1 Indonesia
12.04.1985 India 1 - 1 Thailand
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Indonesia 6 4 1 1 8 4 +4 9
2 India 6 2 3 1 7 6 +1 7
3 Thailand 6 1 2 3 4 4 0 4
4 Bangladesh 6 2 0 4 5 10 -5 4

Sub-group C

17.02.1985 Macao 2 - 0 Brunei  
17.02.1985 Hong Kong 0 - 0 China
20.02.1985 Macao 0 - 4 China
23.02.1985 Hong Kong 8 - 0 Brunei
26.02.1985 China 8 - 0 Brunei
01.03.1985 Brunei 0 - 4 China
06.04.1985 Brunei 1 - 5 Hong Kong
13.04.1985 Brunei 1 - 2 Macao
28.04.1985 Macao 0 - 2 Hong Kong
04.05.1985 Hong Kong 2 - 0 Macao
12.05.1985 China 6 - 0 Macao
19.05.1985 China 1 - 2 Hong Kong
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Hong Kong 6 5 1 0 19 2 +17 11
2 China 6 4 1 1 23 2 +21 9
3 Macao 6 2 0 4 4 15 -11 4
4 Brunei 6 0 0 6 2 29 -27 0

Sub-group D

19.01.1985 Singapore 1 - 1 North Korea  
23.02.1985 Singapore 1 - 3 Japan
21.03.1985 Japan 1 - 0 North Korea
30.04.1985 North Korea 0 - 0 Japan
18.05.1985 Japan 5 - 0 Singapore
25.05.1985 North Korea 2 - 0 Singapore
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Japan 4 3 1 0 9 1 +8 7
2 North Korea 4 1 2 1 3 2 +1 4
3 Singapore 4 0 1 3 2 11 -9 1

Second Round

Middle East Semi-finals

20.09.1985 United Arab Emirates 2 - 3 Iraq  
[Fixture played in Saudi Arabia:]
27.09.1985 Iraq 1 - 2 United Arab Emirates [AG: 4 - 4 Iraq progress on away goals]
 
06.09.1985 Bahrain 1 - 1 Syria
20.09.1985 Syria 1 - 0 Bahrain [AG: 2 - 1 to Syria]

Far East Semi-finals

21.07.1985 South Korea 2 - 0 Indonesia  
30.07.1985 Indonesia 1 - 4 South Korea [AG: 6 - 1 to South Korea]
 
11.08.1985 Japan 3 - 0 Hong Kong
22.09.1985 Hong Kong 1 - 2 Japan [AG: 5 - 1 to Japan]

Third Round

Middle East Final

15.11.1985 Syria 0 - 0 Iraq  
[Fixture played in Saudi Arabia:]
29.11.1985 IRAQ 3 - 1 Syria [AG: 3 - 1 to IRAQ]

Far East Final

26.10.1985 Japan 1 - 2 South Korea  
03.11.1985 SOUTH KOREA 1 - 0 Japan [AG: 3 - 1 to SOUTH KOREA]