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Tehran to host 2018 World Cup qualifier match Uzbekistan vs Iran
Central Asia | sport | 11:20, 12 June 2017 | 2196

AKIPRESS.COM - Tehran will host June 12 evening a football match between Uzbekistan and Iran, the winner will also win the opportunity to participate in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

About 100,000 spectators are expected to watch the game at Azadi Stadium.

Iran was unbeaten in its first seven qualifying matches in Group A in the Asian region, while Uzbekistan is in third place in Group A.

The top two teams in each group advance to the World Cup. The two third-place finishers enter a playoff series for a chance to qualify.

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