Iran News ...


03/01/12

Iran advances to Round 4 of World Cup qualifying games

Source: Tehran Times

Iran drew with Qatar 2-2, making it to the final stage of Asian qualifying round for the 2014 World Cup on Wednesday.


Iran National Football Team

Ashkan Dejagah, striker for Germany's Wolfsburg, scooped the first goal in the fourth minute of the match, but Khalfan Ibrahim equalized the match four minutes later from the penalty spot.


Ashkan Dejagah

The Iranian-German represented his team well, scoring a brace on his home debut - he scored his second goal five minutes after the break, sending the ball past Qatar keeper Qasem Burhan.

With five minutes remaining, Majed Mohammad equalized the match for Qatar for a second time, heading the ball into the Iran's net and booking Paulo Autuori's team a place in the fourth round.

Bahrain also humiliated 10-man Indonesia 10-0 in a home game in Group E.

Wednesday's results meant that Iran secured top position in group E with 12 points, while Qatar finished second with 10.

Other Results
Group A: China PR 3-1 Jordan, Iraq 7-1 Singapore
Group B: Korea Republic 2-0 Kuwait, United Arab Emirates 4-2 Lebanon
Group C: Japan 0-1 Uzbekistan, Tajikistan 1-1 Korea DPR
Group D: Oman 2-0 Thailand, Australia 4-2 Saudi Arabia
Group E: Iran 2-2 Qatar, Bahrain 10-0 Indonesia


Final standings for Asian Groups after round 3:

Team

MP

W

D

L

GF

GA

Pts

GROUP A

Iraq

6

5

0

1

14

4

15

Jordan

6

4

0

2

11

7

12

China PR

6

3

0

3

10

6

9

Singapore

6

0

0

6

2

20

0

GROUP B

Korea Republic

6

4

1

1

14

4

13

Lebanon

6

3

1

2

10

14

10

Kuwait

6

2

2

2

8

9

8

United Arab Emirates

6

1

0

5

9

14

3

GROUP C

Uzbekistan

6

5

1

0

8

1

16

Japan

6

3

1

2

14

3

10

Korea DPR

6

2

1

3

3

4

7

Tajikistan

6

0

1

5

1

18

1

GROUP D

Australia

6

5

0

1

13

5

15

Oman

6

2

2

2

3

6

8

Saudi Arabia

6

1

3

2

6

7

6

Thailand

6

1

1

4

4

8

4

GROUP E

Iran

6

3

3

0

17

5

12

Qatar

6

2

4

0

10

5

10

Bahrain

6

2

3

1

13

7

9

Indonesia

6

0

0

6

3

26

0

Iraq, Jordan, Korea Republic, Lebanon, Uzbekistan, Japan, Australia, Oman, Iran and Qatar move to Round 4. The ten teams will be drawn into two round-robin, home-and-away groups of five teams each. The matches will likely take place between 3 June 2012 and 18 June 2013. The two group winners and two group runners-up qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The third-place teams from each group advance to Round 5.

... Payvand News - 03/25/16 ... --



comments powered by Disqus


Other Insteresting Articles:
Home | ArchiveContact | About |  Web Sites | Bookstore | Persian Calendar | twitter | facebook | RSS Feed


© Copyright 2012 NetNative (All Rights Reserved)