07-10-2007 08:45

Uruguayan player Sebastian Quintana has fired a dramatic late equalizer to lead his Qatar team to a 1-1 draw against Japan in their Asian Cup opener.

In the 61st minute, Japan's Naohiro Takahara tucked in Yasuyuki Konno's flicked cross with a left-foot volley for his 20th goal in 48 internationals.