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Asian Qualifiers - Group C: IR Iran finish top, Iraq advance as well



The win completed a remarkable turnaround for Team Melli, who won all four of their matches following the resumption of the Asian Qualifiers and keeps them on track for a third consecutive appearance at the FIFA World Cup Finals.

 

The defeat, however, didn't prove costly for Iraq as they too advanced to the final round of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

 

The much anticipated contest at the Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium began at a frenetic pace, with both sides playing aggressively leading to Iran’s Ahmad Nourallahi and Iraq’s Humam Tariq picking up yellow cards in the first 15 minutes.

 

The pressure was definitely on the Iranians, who needed victory to emerge group winners,...
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