New Delhi, Sep 9: The Indians registered their third loss in the FIFA qualifiers after losing to Iran 3-0 at Bengaluru on Tuesday. Goals from Sardar Azmoun (29th minute), Andranik Teymourian (47th) and Mehdi Taromi (51st) sealed the deal for the Iranians, which helped them top the table. India, however are languishing in the bottom with one more game to go. They will play Turkmenistan on October 8.
The first half of the match was an evenly fought contest. Only one mistake by the Indians allowed Sardar Azmoun to put Iran ahead in the game. After two quick goals in the second half, the Indians fell apart and let Iran dominate them for the rest of the match.
2015 Kashmir Despatch