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Impressive Iran seals World Cup spot

China Daily | Updated: 2017-06-14 07:15

TEHERAN - Iran became the second team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup by blanking Uzbekistan 2-0 on Monday, sparking celebrations in the streets.

It is the first time Iran has qualified for consecutive World Cups, and marks its fifth appearance at soccer's showpiece.

Sardar Azmoun scored in the 23rd minute and Mehdi Taremi in the 88th at Azadi Stadium in Teheran.

Impressive Iran seals World Cup spot

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