CANBERRA, Jan. 15, 2015 (AMP) — Australia 2015 : The United Arab Emirates defeated Bahrain by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 1-1), in a Asian Cup group stage game on Thursday night at the Canberra Stadium.
The result put the Emirati top of Group C with 6 points. Bahrain is bottom with no points. In their last game, the United Arab Emirates will meet second-placed Iran at the Canberra Stadium on January 19, while Bahrain will face Qatar.
Fixtures and Results : Group C
Bahrain at the Asian Cup
- 5 appearances (first in 1988)
- 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1972)
- Statistics: Fourth Place (2004)
United Arab Emirates at the Asian Cup
- 9 appearances (first in 1980)
- 10 participations in the qualifications (first in 1980)
- Statistics: Runners-up (1996) Fourth Place (1992)
- 15 January 2015
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