Asian Cup: Australia beat United Arab Emirates 2-0 to reach final

Jason Davidson (right) celebrates after scoring Australia's second goal
Jason Davidson (right) became Australia's tenth different scorer at the tournament

Hosts Australia will meet South Korea in the Asian Cup final after easing to a 2-0 win over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the second semi-final.

Trent Sainsbury gave Ange Postecoglou's side the lead after just three minutes with a header from a corner.

West Brom's Jason Davidson fired in a second after 14 minutes and UAE couldn't mount a comeback in Newcastle.

Australia will be looking for their maiden Asian Cup title in Saturday's final at Stadium Australia, Sydney.

The UAE had been impressive in beating tournament favourites Japanexternal-link in the quarter-final, but never threatened a repeat of that upset.

Swindon Town's Massimo Luongo claimed both assists for the Socceroos.

South Korea qualified for the final after beating Iraq 2-0external-link on Monday.

Uli Stielike's side also defeated Australia 1-0external-link in the group stages.