- Written by: sport
On the eve of the matches of the 9th round of the third round of the Asian qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
In Group A, the intrigue died a long time ago - the teams of the Republic of Korea and Iran qualified ahead of schedule for the World Cup in winter, so their face-to-face confrontation yesterday was more of a friendly character. As a result, Korea defeated Iran with a score of 2:0 and came out on top in the group - 23 points, Iran - 22.
The Syrian national team defeated the Lebanese team (3:0). The Iraqi team defeated the United Arab Emirates (1:0) in a parallel match.
Now, in the last round, the fight for third place will unfold, giving the right to play in the joints - 9 points for the UAE, 8 for Iraq. Lebanon has 6 points, Syria has 5.