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In pictures: UAE win over Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in Asian Cup

UAE will face defending champions Australia in the last eight at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain on Friday. Host nation kept alive their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 title ambitions on Monday, as an extra-time Ahmed Khalil penalty helped secure a hard-fought 3-2 win over Kyrgyzstan and a place in the quarter-finals.

In pictures: UAE win over Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in Asian Cup
United Arab Emirates' forward Ahmed Khalil (C-R) is congratulated United Arab Emirates' forward Ali Mabkhout (C-L) during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between UAE and Kyrgyzstan at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 21, 2019.
In pictures: UAE win over Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in Asian Cup
Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (C) attends the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between UAE and Kyrgyzstan at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 21, 2019.
In pictures: UAE win over Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in Asian Cup
Kirghyzstan's forward Mirlan Murzaev (L) dribbles past United Arab Emirates' goalkeeper Khalid Eisa Mohamed during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between UAE and Kyrgyzstan at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 21, 2019.
In pictures: UAE win over Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in Asian Cup
UAE's players celebrate their opening goal during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between UAE and Kyrgyzstan at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 21, 2019.
In pictures: UAE win over Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in Asian Cup
United Arab Emirates' forward Ali Mabkhout (R) vies for the header with Kirghyzstan's defender Mustafa Iusupov during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between UAE and Kyrgyzstan at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 21, 2019.
In pictures: UAE win over Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in Asian Cup
Kirghyzstan's midfielder Tursunali Rustamov (2nd-R) heads the ball into the goal during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between UAE and Kyrgyzstan at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 21, 2019.
In pictures: UAE win over Kyrgyzstan 3-2 in Asian Cup
United Arab Emirates' midfielder Ismail Al Hamadi reacts during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between UAE and Kyrgyzstan at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 21, 2019.