SHAH ALAM, Sep. 8, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Saudi Arabia defeated Malaysia by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Shah Alam Stadium.
The result put the Saudi top of Group A with 9 points. Malaysia is bottom with one point. In their next game, Saudi Arabia will meet second-placed the United Arab Emirates at the Shah Alam Stadium on October 8, while Malaysia will face East Timor.
Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group A
Malaysia at the World Cup
- Never qualified
- 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)
Saudi Arabia at the World Cup
- 4 appearances (first in 1994)
- 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)