After tonight’s results, the runners-up ranking is as follows:
- Oman. 12 points (+4).
- China. 10 points (+11)
- Lebanon. 10 points (+4)
- Uzbekistan. 9 points (+6)
- UAE. 9 points (+5)
- Iran. 9 points (+6)
- Jordan. 8 points (+5)
- Kyrgyzstan. 4 points (-3).
All teams have one game left to play except Oman.
There are a lot of possible scenarios. However according to the calculations of FA Lebanon, Lebanon can qualify with 10 points if:
Lebanon don’t lose by more than 4 goals against South Korea. It matters in case Tajikistan are the runners-up of the Group F.
Fulfillment of two of this following 4 options: Jordan does not win against Australia / Saudi Arabia beat Uzbekistan / Vietnam beats UAE / or Iraq beat Iran.
In case of a draw against South Korea, Lebanon will increase his chance to advance. In case of a win, Lebanon will secure his qualification.