Qatar triumphs over Saudi Arabia in 'blockade derby' at Asian Cup

Qatar claimed a 2-0 win over Saudi Arabia in its final group game at the 2019 Asian Cup.

(CNN)The Asian Cup is no stranger to throwing up clashes between geopolitical adversaries but even to the most seasoned aficionado, Thursday's meeting between Saudi Arabia and Qatar brought with it more than an added hint of intrigue.

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