FIFA World Cup Qualifier Round: Tajikistan beat Pakistan. Tajikistan defeated Pakistan 1-6 in the second match of the FIFA World Cup Asia Qualifiers round.
A large number of fans were present to watch the event held at Jinnah Stadium of Pakistan Sports Complex and cheered both teams wholeheartedly. Rahas Nabi scored the only goal for Pakistan in the 21st minute.
Tajikistan had a four-goal lead in the first half. Tajikistan scored two goals in the second half. Pakistan failed to score any goals in the second half.
On behalf of Tajikistan, Kamulov scored two goals, while Soorov, Umarboev, Ihsan, and Semiu scored one goal each. Pakistan received one yellow card while Tajikistan received three yellow cards in the match. Pakistan’s Alamgir Ali received the only yellow card.
Pakistan has been defeated by Tajikistan and Saudi Arabia in both matches of round two. Pakistan will play their next match against Jordan on March 21 next year.
The coach of the Tajikistan football team, Peter Segard, while holding a news conference, said that he played a great game in the match against Pakistan. A 1-6 win is a big win.
The coach of the Pakistan football team, Stephen Constan, while holding a news conference, said that Pakistan did not play well in the match against Tajikistan, the reason being that Pakistani players did not train like other teams.
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers; Saudi Arabia defeated Pakistan
KARACHI: Saudi Arabia defeated Pakistan 0-4 in FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifier Round 2.
The first match of Group G played at Al-Fatah Stadium on Thursday night was a historic one for the Pakistan football team as Pakistan played the second round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the first time.
The rain that started before the start of the match dampened the hopes of the national team. In the match, the Pakistan team played a little better against the strong rival team, but the players missed many opportunities to score goals due to haste.
At the end of the first half of the match, the winning team had a lead of 0-1, this goal was scored by center forward Al Shahri in the sixth minute of the game, Saudi Arabia’s second goal was also scored by Al Shahri in the 48th minute on a penalty kick.
Abdul Rahman Gharib scored a goal two minutes before the end of the match, then in the last minute, the Saudi team scored another goal to defeat Pakistan by four goals to zero.
In the world ranking of FIFA, Pakistan is ranked 193, while Saudi Arabia is at the 57th position. Pakistan will play their next match against Tajikistan on November 21 at the Jinnah Stadium in Islamabad.
Pakistan made it to the second stage of the World Cup qualifiers for the first time by defeating Cambodia.