1988 AFC Asian Cup

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1988 AFC Asian Cup
Asian Cup Qatar 1988
كأس آسيا 1988
Tournament details
Host countryQatar
Dates2–18 December
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Saudi Arabia (2nd title)
Runners-up South Korea
Third place Iran
Fourth place China PR
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored40 (1.67 per match)
Top scorer(s)South Korea Lee Tae-Ho (3 goals)
Best playerSouth Korea Kim Joo-Sung
Best goalkeeperChina Zhang Huikang
1984
1992

1988 AFC Asian Cup was held in Qatar from 2 to 18 December.

Results[change | change source]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 4 4 0 0 9 2 +7 8
 Iran 4 2 1 1 3 3 0 5
 Qatar 4 2 0 2 7 6 +1 4
 United Arab Emirates 4 1 0 3 2 4 -2 2
 Japan 4 0 1 3 0 6 -6 1

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Saudi Arabia 4 2 2 0 4 1 +3 6
 China PR 4 2 1 1 6 3 +3 5
 Syria 4 2 0 2 2 5 -3 4
 Kuwait 4 0 3 1 2 3 -1 3
 Bahrain 4 0 2 2 1 3 -2 2

Knockout stage​[change | change source]

  Semifinals Final
December 14 - Doha
  South Korea (aet)  2  
  China PR  1  
 
December 18 - Doha
      South Korea  0 (3)
    Saudi Arabia (pen.)  0 (4)
Third place
December 15 - Doha December 17 - Doha
  Saudi Arabia  1   China PR  0 (0)
  Iran  0     Iran (pen.)  0 (3)

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