Bahrain beat Hong Kong 4-0 on Wednesday to qualify for the 2011 Asian Cup finals in Qatar.
Ismail Abdulatif fired a first-half hat trick inside nine minutes just before the break, while substitute Abdulla al-Dekheel added a fourth 15 minutes from time.
It was Bahrain's fourth consecutive victory.
They are level on points with Japan in Group A with 12. Yemen is a distant third in the group with just three points, while Hong Kong has none.
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