MELBOURNE, Jan. 16, 2015 (AMP) — Australia 2015 : Jordan defeated Palestine by a big score of 5-1 (halftime: 3-0), in a Asian Cup group stage game on Friday night at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.
The result put the Jordanians second in Group D with 3 points. Palestine is bottom with no points. In their last game, Jordan will meet group leaders Japan at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium on January 20, while Palestine will face Iraq.
Fixtures and Results : Group D
Palestine at the Asian Cup
- First appearance
- 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 2000)
Jordan at the Asian Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 2004)
- 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1972)
- 16 January 2015
Read on to know more on the history and origin of the AFC Asian Cup.