World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Iran beats India 3-0

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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

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Overview

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)
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India
0:3
Iran
0:3 (0:1)
  • 8 September 2015
  • 19:00
  • Bangalore

Second Round Group D

TeamPts
Iran7
Oman7
Guam7
Turkmenistan1
India0

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