Tuesday, September 6, 2011

2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Qatar vs. Iran - Live Commentary

Welcome to the live commentary from the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Qatar vs. Iran, from Doha

Qatar Lineup: Burhan; Amaral, Majed, Bilal, Ismael; Lawrence, Rizq, Fabio, Geddo, Shehab; Soria.

Iran Lineup: Rahmati; Haydari, Housseini, Aghili, Mehrdad, Samarani, Ansari, Rezaei, Karimi, Nekounam, Khaltbari

00' the game kicked off

‎18' Yellow Card to Haydari (IRN) for a foul on Soria (QAT)

‎22' Yellow Card Hamed ISmael (QAT) for a foul on Khalatbari (IRN)

- Qatar's last win over Iran, a 3-2 a friendly game in December 2009 in Doha

- 27 minutes into the game and there are no real attacking attempts till the moment

29' Fabio Cesar tried his luck with a long range effort, goalkeeper saves

31 Iran replies, Java Nekounam with a strong long range effort over the bar

36' Huge blow for the Iranians, Javad Nekounam out with an Injury

37' First substitution for Iran, Nekounam (out) Zare (In)

46+1 Iran's 1st attempt on target, Ansari's shot well saved by Burhan

End of the 1st half, Qatar (0) Iran (0)

46' Qatar (0) Iran (1) Hadi Aghili scores for Iran in the first minute of the 2nd half, with a free header

Lazaroni must make some attacking changes if he want at least a point from this game

51' huge mistake by Hamed Ismael, and a crucial save from Goalkeeper Burhan denies Iran the second goal

54' another crucial save from Burhan, Qatar's defense is wide open in the last few minutes

‎55' Qatar (1) Iran (1) Geddo scores with a nice shot from the edge of the area, perfect

‎63 Fabio's well curled free kick just centimeters away from the Iranian target

‎63' Iran's 2nd substitution Jabari (in) Khalatbari (out)\

Qatar made 2 substitutions, Khalfan & Fohaid (in) Fabio & Shehab (out)

66' Rahmati did well to save Soria's close range effort

70' Iran's final sub. Karimi (out) Majidi (in)

83' Ansari under pressure but he still was able to test the goalkeeper, good save from Burhan

‎86 Yellow Card for Al Majid (QAT) for a foul on Rezaei (IRN)

‎90' finally another striker in, Qatar's final sub, Mohamed Razak (in) Fohaid (out)

‎90 Majidi' header just over the bar

Final Whistle Qatar (1) Iran (1)