Uzbekistan 2-1 Oman, Group F
Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Just like Japan progressing in a day, Hector Cuper’s Uzbekistan were pushed to a extent in their opening Group F diversion opposite Pim Verbeek’s Oman. Uzbekistan captain Odil Ahmedov dismissed a White Wolves in front in a 34th notation with an unstoppable free-kick that twisted around a wall and found a bottom corner.
Verbeek’s side found a deserved equaliser interjection to surrogate Muhsen Al Ghassani, who dull highly-experienced goalkeeper Ignatiy Nesterov before banishment into a net. However, their lead lasted only over 10 mins when another surrogate done a difference, this time for a Uzbeks. Eldor Shomurodov ghosted past Mohammed Al-Musallami before scoring with his left-foot during Faiyz Al Rusheidi’s nearby post to sign a 3 essential points for a Central Asians.
Uzbekistan will face neighbours Turkmenistan next, while Oman will ready for a tough exam opposite Japan.
Article source: http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2019/m=1/news=japan-uzbekistan-survive-scares-qatar-beat-lebanon.html