Iranian soccer team defeated its host Qatar team in the Persian Gulf Arab countryˈs capital city of Doha at Al Sadd Stadium on Tuesday night.

Reza Ghoochannejad beat up the Qatarˈs national team in the second half of the match. The Iranian team had to do without its injured midfielder Ashkan Dejagah and leftback Mehrdad Pouladi as well as the suspended coach Carlos Queiroz. The final whistle after 95 minutes confirmed three points for Iran. Iran is in the third position with 10 points out of six matches, whereas Qatar remain fourth with seven points after already seven games. Iran has two other matches to qualify for the next World Cup; one against Lebanonˈs national team in Tehran next Tuesday and the last match against South Koreaˈs national team in Seoul two weeks from now.