World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Syria draw 2-2 with China

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KRUBONG, Jun. 13, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Syria tied 2-2 with China (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Krubong.

The Syrians started off well by taking the lead thanks to Al-Mawas on penalty in the 12th minute. However, even though they were leading 1-0 at half time, and despite Al Salih goal ('90) in the second period, they could not prevent a comeback by China with goals by [[Gao Lin ('68 on penalty) and Wu Xi ('75).

The result put the Syrians fourth in Group A with 9 points. China is 5th with 6 points. In their next game, Syria will meet Qatar at the Hang Jebat Stadium on August 31, while China will face Uzbekistan.

Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group A

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Overview

Syria at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)

China at the World Cup

  • 1 appearances (2002)
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)
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Syria
2:2
China
2:2 (1:0)
  • 13 June 2017
  • 21:45
  • Krubong

Third Round Group A

TeamPts
Iran20
South Korea13
Uzbekistan12
Syria9
China6
Qatar4

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