Iran into AFC U-23 Championship Quarters

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احسان پهلوان، تیم فوتبال امید ایران و چین

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran football team defeated China 3-2 in Group A on Monday to book a place at the AFC U-23 Championship quarter-final.

Arsalan Motahhari gave Iran the lead in the 38th minute but two minutes later Chang Feiya levelled the match.

Ehsan Pahlavan restored Iran’s lead seconds later.

Mahdi Torabi made it 3-1 for Iran with a long-range free kick just three minutes after the break, although Liao Lisheng pulled a goal back from the penalty spot in the 70th minute.

Mohammad Khakpour’s men will meet Japan on Friday.

Elsewhere, Qatar defeated Syria 4-2 to secure first place in the group.

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