New record set in the Asian Cup
Asian Cup beats FIFA World Cup record that stood for 85 years
Sydney, January 19 (IANS)
The 2015 Asian Cup has broken an 85-year record, posting the highest number of matches without a draw at a major football tournament.
Each of the Asian Cup's group games, 20 so far, has produced a winner in the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) showpiece tournament, reports Xinhua.
In the 1930 FIFA World Cup, 18 consecutive matches finished with decisive results.
China won 2-1 win against North Korea and in the record-breaking 20th match Uzbekistan beat Saudi Arabia 3-1 Sunday to set a new mark.