The “Lions of Mesopotamia” team turns the tables on its Uzbek counterpart (video)


The Iraqi team overturned a goal against its Uzbek counterpart to a 2-1 victory in the friendly match that brought them together today, Tuesday, in preparation for the resumption of the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 Asian Cup.

The Uzbek national team opened the scoring door through Dostonbek Khamdamov from a penalty kick in the 39th minute, and “Lions of Mesopotamia” responded with two goals by Muhannad Ali “Mimi” in the 64th minute and Ali Adnan from a penalty kick in the 85th minute.

The Iraqi team plays in the Asian qualifiers in Group C, which it leads with 11 points, while the Uzbek team leads Group D with 9 points.

Source: Agencies


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