Korea coach vows to make Queiroz watch World Cup on TV
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz will have to watch next year's World Cup in Brazil on television, his South Korean counterpart Choi Kang-hee said on the eve of the teams' decisive qualifier. The two coaches have traded verbal volleys in the lead-up to Tuesday's Asia Group A clash in Ulsan as they bid to secure automatic qualifying spots for the 2014 showpiece event. Table toppers South Korea, on 14 points, could still take one of the group's two automatic berths even if they lose to Iran, who have 13 points, while third-placed Uzbekistan have 11 and host Qatar in their last round of qualifiers.
Despite the tensions, a draw in Ulsan should be enough to secure automatic qualification for both teams as Iran have a superior goal difference to the Uzbeks. The two third-place finishers in the two advanced Asian qualifying groups will face off over two legs with the winners taking on a South American side in two matches for a berth in Brazil.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The New Age Online