World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Syria beats Qatar 3-1

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KRUBONG, Aug. 31, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Syria defeated Qatar by a score of 3-1 (halftime: 1-1), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday night at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Krubong.

Kharbin scored dual goals

Kharbin opened the score in the 7th minute, before seeing Qatar catch up in the 35th minute thanks to Assadalla. 1-1 at half time. The Syrians eventually won the game in the second period with two more goals by Kharbin ('54) and Al-Mawas ('90).

The result put the Syrians third in Group A with 12 points. Qatar is bottom with 7 points. In their last game, Syria will meet group leaders Iran at the Hang Jebat Stadium on September 5, while Qatar will face China.

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)

Qatar at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)
2018 World Cup Poster
Syria
3:1
Qatar
3:1 (1:1)
  • 31 August 2017
  • 20:00
  • Krubong

Third Round Group A

TeamPts
Iran20
South Korea13
Syria12
Uzbekistan12
China9
Qatar7

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