Kuwait 0-2 China (Zhang Linpeng, Deng Zhuoxiang)
China caused one of the upsets of the tournament when they beat current Gulf Cup champions Kuwait 2-0 in Group A on January 8, 2011. Kuwait also finished the game with ten following a Mesaed Nada red card.
Kuwait vs China 0-1 ( Zhang Linpeng goal)
Kuwait 0-2 China (Deng Zhuoxiang free kick)