Breaking: Friendly: Iran too strong for Syria
Iran’s National Football Team (Team Melli) beat Syria 3-0 in a friendly match at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on Tuesday.
According to Tasnim news agency, the match was held as part of preparations for the resumption of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
Mohammad Hossein Kan’aanizadegan gave Dragan Skocic’s team a lead in the 2nd minute with a header. Sardar Azmoun doubled Iran’s advantage in the 38th minute and Karim Ansarifard made it 3-0 in the 81st minute.
Iran is preparing for the World Cup Qualifiers, where it sits third behind Iraq and Bahrain in Group C.
Team Melli will play Hong Kong, Cambodia, Bahrain and Iraq, respectively at the Qualifications in Bahrain.