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The AFC Fifth Round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification was held on 5 and 9 September 2017 between the team that finished third in Group A and the team that finished second in Group B of the fourth round. The order for the matches was decided by a random draw held on 2 June 2017 during the FIFA Congress in Castries, Saint Lucia.

The winning team advanced to a play-off against the winner of the OFC qualifying group, Fiji. The winner of this play-off qualified for the 2018 World Cup finals.

AFC Fifth Round play-offEdit

World Cup qualifying
5 September 2017
90 minutes
Flag of the People's Republic of China svg China PR 1-0 Flag of Australia Australia Workers Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 60, 543
Referee: Heinz Sabzolster (Austria)
Manchu Alou Soccerball shade 20'
World Cup qualifying
5 September 2017
90 minutes
Flag of Australia Australia 1-1 Flag of the People's Republic of China svg China PR ANZ Stadium, Sydney
Attendance: 82, 345
Referee: Séan Laing (Republic of Ireland)
Marchmont Soccerball shade 17' Manchu Alou Soccerball shade 27'

China PR won 2-1 on aggreggate and advanced to the AFC-OFC play-off.

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