DOHA, Qatar, Nov. 10 (Mehr News Agency) -- Iran's football team defeated Qatar 1-0 in a friendly in Doha on Sunday night ahead of the UAE match in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
Iran played without its European-based players in the game. Ali Daei fielded some youngsters including Mehdi Seyyed Salehi, Jalal Rafkhaei and Maziar Zare against Qatar.
Gholamreza Rezaei scored Iran's sole goal in the 74th minute from close-range, receiving a long ball from Gholamnejad between the two Qatari defenders.
Iran is scheduled to play the UAE on November 19th in Dubai.
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