Wu is the biggest name in Chinese football after finishing the 2018 Chinese Super League season as top scorer.
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Kim Jin-su's header took South Korea past stubborn Bahrain and Qatar wrestled their way past Iraq as the victors move to the quarterfinals.
Son Heung-min may be Asia's most recognisable star, but Wu Lei - absent from Wednesday's loss - has the potential to be just as effective for China.
Sven-Göran Eriksson speaks exclusively to ESPN about the Asian Cup, describing India's win over Thailand the tournament's "biggest surprise."
Marcello Lippi's time draws near as China's manager, and World Cup-winning boss knows his aging Asian Cup squad is the last chance to show progress.
China came from behind to beat Kyrgyz Republic 2-1 on Monday at the Asian Cup, with coach Marcello Lippi needing a bit of help from an own-goal.
China were held to a 1-1 draw by Palestine in a friendly as coach Marcello Lippi oversaw what is expected to be his final game on home soil.
China's struggles in the build-up to January's Asian Cup finals continued on Saturday when Italian coach Marcello Lippi's side drew with India.
Gurpreet Singh shines as India held on to a goalless draw against China at Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre at Jiangsu.
Guus Hiddink led South Korea to the semifinals of the 2002 World Cup and Australia to the round of 16 for the first time in 2006.
China defender Wang Shenchao will miss the Asian Cup next January after being handed a 12-month ban by the Chinese Football Association (CFA) for we
Gareth Bale became Wales' all-time leading goal scorer thanks to a hat trick over China to ensure Ryan Giggs' spell got off to an emphatic start.
A record 1.6 million people in China tuned in to watch Nice facing Paris Saint-Germain in last Sunday's Ligue 1 game.
Hong Kong authorities on Friday unveiled planned legislation punishing anyone who insults China's national anthem with up to three years in prison.
Robben has no plans to retire yet and is considering a move to Major League Soccer, China or Qatar should he leave Bayern Munich.
Dino Ndlovu's move to China last week could open the pathway for more South African players to feature in the lucrative Asian leagues.
Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee says his team are capable of matching regional powerhouse South Korea in Saturday's AFC U23 quarterfinal in China.
Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee paid tribute to the character of his history-making team ahead of Saturday's quarterfinal in the AFC U23 Championship.
Danial Amier helped Malaysia make history, scoring the only goal as they beat Saudi Arabia to secure a place in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China.
Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee has no plans to adopt a defensive approach in their 2018 AFC U23 decider against Saudi Arabia in China on Tuesday night.
Malaysia kept their 2018 AFC U23 Championship hopes alive after Safawi Rashid earned them a 1-1 draw against Jordan in China on Saturday evening.
Coach Ong Kim Swee is confident Malaysia can make an impression on the AFC U23 Championship when they meet Jordan on Saturday despite a first-up loss.
Individual mistakes proved costly as Ong Kim Swee's Malaysia were on the wrong side of a 4-1 defeat by Iraq to open their AFC U23 campaign in China.
Coach Ong Kim Swee says Malaysia are capable of upsetting 2013 champions Iraq in Wednesday's AFC U23 opener in Changsu, China.
JDT's Adam Nor Azlin believes Malaysia will give a good account of themselves at the 2018 AFC Under-23 Championship in China, despite a tough draw.
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