After the last matchday of 2018 World Cup qualifier second round yesterday, we have determined 12 teams qualifying for the final round as below:
Group winners: Saudi Arabia, Australia, Qatar, Iran, Japan, Thailand, South Korea and Uzbekistan
Four best runners up: Iraq, Syria, UAE and China
Since 2018 World Cup qualifier second round also acts as 2019 Asian Cup qualifier, 12 teams above will qualify automatically for UAE 2019.
Additionally, we also know which teams will compete in 2019 Asian Cup qualifier and play off round as below:
Qualified for 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification third round:Vietnam, Guam, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Singapore, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Myanmar, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Turkmenistan
Qualified for 2019 AFC Asian Cup play off round: Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Timor Leste, Chinese Taipei, Bhutan, Maldives, Yemen, Tajikistan, India, Bangladesh