Japan football team take on Qatar in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 final in Abu Dhabi on February 1. In this preview, veteran football commentator John Helm gives insight on what to expect in the big match.
Perennial favourites and Asian powerhouse, Japan, face a team of upstarts from Qatar in the biggest game on the continent. Arjun Pandit and Siddhanth Aney are joined by veteran commentator John Helm for this preview to the AFC Asian Cup 2019 final. We look back at Qatar's superlative form at this year's championships and Japan's steady run through to the title match. In the process, we break down possible game plans, look at the key players on both sides and even dip our toes in the murky waters of Gulf politics.
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