World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Iran beats India 3-0
BANGALORE, Sep. 8, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Iran defeated India by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore.
Iran dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Azmoun in the 28th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Iranians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Teymourian '46 and Taremi '49).
The result put the Iranians top of Group D with 7 points. India is bottom with no points. In their next game, Iran will meet second-placed Oman at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on October 8, while India will face Turkmenistan.
Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group D
India at the World Cup
- Never qualified
- 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1986)
Iran at the World Cup
- 4 appearances (first in 1978)
- 10 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)
- 8 September 2015
Second Round Group D
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