Football at the 2018 asian games

The men"s football tournament at the 2018 Asian Games was held from 10 August lớn 1 September 2018. It was the 17th edition of the men"s tournament. In this tournament, 25 teams played in the men"s competition. South Korea were the gold medal holders when they won the tournament in 2014. They managed to lớn retain their title.

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Competition schedule

The match schedule of the men"s tournament was unveiled on 15 February 2018.


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Venues

The tournament was held in four venues across four cities.

Squads

Each nation must submit a squad of 20 players, 17 of whom must be born on or after 1 January 1995, and three of whom can be older dispensation players.

Draw

The draw for the tournament was held on 5 July 2018 with initially 24 teams involved. The teams were seeded into four pots based on their performances in the previous Asian Games in 2014. The hosts Indonesia were automatically assigned into position A1.

However, the initial draw result was scratched because the UAE và Palestine were omitted, so the draw result had to lớn be reconfirmed on 25 July 2018, và the ceremony reopened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at 3:00 p.m. Local time (7:00 a.m. GMT). Palestine were added khổng lồ Group A và the UAE were added to Group E.

Iraq, which were initially placed in Group C, later withdrew from the tournament. Lớn re-balance the groups so that every group has at least four teams, another re-draw was held on 3 August 2018 to determine which of Palestine or UAE would be moved to lớn Group C to replace Iraq. The UAE were drawn.

Group stage

The đứng đầu two teams in each group, & the four third-placed teams among six groups advance khổng lồ the round of 16.

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All times are local, WIB (UTC+7).

Tiebreakers

Teams in a group are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss), and if tied on points, the following tiebreaking criteria are applied, in the order given, khổng lồ determine the rankings.

Highest number of points obtained in all group matches;Highest number of points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;Goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned;Highest number of goals scored from all group matches between the teams concerned;If two or more teams have equal ranking with the criteria so far, reapply the criteria above only for them. If this re-application gives no more ranking, apply the following criteria.Goal difference in all group matches;Highest number of goals scored in all group matches;Kicks from the penalty mark only if two (2) teams are involved & they are both on the field of play.Fewer points of yellow/red cards in all group matches (only one of these deductions shall be applied to lớn a player in a single match): Drawing of lots

Third-placed teams from the three groups are ranked according lớn the following criteria, after the result against the fifth-placed team of group A are excluded in order lớn rank them with the same numbers of matches.

Highest number of points obtained in all group matches;Goal difference in all group matches;Highest number of goals scored in all group matches;Fewer points of yellow/red cards in all group matches (only one of these deductions shall be applied to lớn a player in a single match): Drawing of lots

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

Group F

Ranking of third-placed teams

In order khổng lồ ensure equality when comparing the third-placed team of all groups, the result of the match against the 5th-placed team in Group A was ignored due to lớn the other groups having only four teams.


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Knockout stage

In the knockout stage, extra time & penalty shoot-out would be used to lớn decide the winner if necessary, except for the third place match where penalty shoot-out (no extra time) would be used lớn decide the winner if necessary.

Bracket

Round of 16

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Bronze medal match

Gold medal match

Statistics

Goalscorers

There were 165 goals scored in 56 matches, for an average of 2.95 goals per match.

9 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

Final standing

As per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins và losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.Note: In order lớn ensure equality, for teams in five-team groups, their match against the fifth-placed teams are excluded when considering the ranking.

See also

Football at the 2018 Asian Games – Women"s tournament

References

External links

Official website