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13th-Sep-2018

Iran beat Uzbekistan 1-0 in soccer friendly

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Xinhua, Tehran :
Iran's national soccer team defeated Uzbekistan 1-0 in a friendly on Tuesday as part of their preparations for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
Substitute Mehdi Torabi scored the only goal of the match in the 67th minute in Tashkent's Bunyodkor Stadium.
Iran have been drawn in Group D of the AFC Asian Cup along with Iraq, Yemen and Vietnam.
Hector Cuper's Uzbekistan are in Group F with Japan, Oman and Turkmenistan.
The Iranian team will also play a friendly against Bolivia in Tehran's Azadi Stadium ahead of the AFC Asian Cup.