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2015 AFC Asian Cup
Tournament details
Host country Australia
Dates 9–31 January
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Australia (1st title)
Runners-up  Korea Republic
Third place  United Arab Emirates
Fourth place  Iraq
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 85 (2.66 per match)
Attendance 705,705 (22,053 per match)
Top scorer(s) United Arab Emirates Ali Mabkhout
(5 goals)
Best player Australia Massimo Luongo
Best goalkeeper Australia Mathew Ryan
Fair play award  Australia
2011
2019

2015 AFC Asian Cup was held in Australia from 9 to 31 January.

Results

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Korea Republic 3 3 0 0 3 0 +3 9
 Australia 3 2 0 1 8 2 +6 6
 Oman 3 1 0 2 1 5 -4 3
 Kuwait 3 0 0 3 1 6 -5 0

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 China PR 3 3 0 0 5 2 +3 9
 Uzbekistan 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
 Saudi Arabia 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3
 Korea DPR 3 0 0 3 2 7 -5 0

Group C

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

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
 Iraq 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6
 Jordan 3 1 0 2 5 4 +1 3
 [[Palestinian National Authority {{{altlink}}}|Palestinian National Authority]] 3 0 0 3 1 11 -10 0

Knockout stage

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
  Korea Republic  2
  Uzbekistan  0  
  Korea Republic  2
    Iraq  0  
  Iran  3 (6)
  Iraq  3 (7)  
  Korea Republic  1
    Australia  2
  China PR  0
  Australia  2  
  Australia  2 Third place
    United Arab Emirates  0  
  Japan  1 (4)   Iraq  2
  United Arab Emirates  1 (5)     United Arab Emirates  3

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