Sven's 'street dogs' put Philippines on Asian Cup map

Daily Mail - 01-10


They may not be able to bend it quite like David Beckham, but Sven-Goran Eriksson's Philippines have made an instant impact in their first appearance at the Asian Cup. Ranked a lowly 116th in the world, the Azkals (street dogs) bared their teeth against South Korea in Abu Dhabi this week, giving the favourites a real fright before eventually losing 1-0 -- a far cry from the hammering many had predicted.