Iran, South Korea qualify for 2014 World Cup

Iran beat South Korea 1-0 to reach the 2014 World Cup on Tuesday but the hosts also qualified on goal difference despite a heroic effort by group rivals Uzbekistan.

Australia beat Iraq to seal World Cup spot

Australia secured their place at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil on Tuesday with a late strike from Josh Kennedy firing them to a tense 1-0 win over an under-strength Iraq at Stadium Australia.