Asian World Cup Qualifiers: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Wins 3 Crucial Points by Defeating Iraq 2/1

Asian World Cup Qualifiers: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Wins 3 Crucial Points by Defeating Iraq 2/1

الثلاثاء 1437/12/4 هـ الموافق 2016/09/06 م واس

Kuala Lumpur, Dhu-AlHijjah 04, 1437, Sep 6, 2016, SPA — National football team of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has managed to win Iraqi counterpart 2/1 in their match played at Shah Alam Stadium here today, as part of the second round of the second round of AFC matches for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification, Russia.
The Iraq team started scoring its sole goal by its player Muhannad Abdurrahman in the 18th minute, before player Nawaf Al Abed scored in the 81st and 87th minutes respectively by two penalty kicks in 2-1 win for Saudi national team over Iraq, to give the Kingdom 3 crucial points.
Accordingly, the Saudi team raised its points to six after it had defeated Thailand 1/0 in the first round while Iraq team remained without a point due to losing its previous match against Australia 0-2.
–SPA
18:40 LOCAL TIME 15:40 GMT