The national team of Turkmenistan defeated the national team of Lebanon in the final match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and Asia Cup 2023 selection with a score of 3-2. The match was held at the Goyang Multifunctional Stadium in the Republic of Korea.
Turkmen defender Zafar Babadjanov opened the scoring in the 59th minute. But the Lebanese players were soon able to recover from the first shock, and midfielder Rabih Ataya leveled the score in the 73rd minute, and two minutes later (in the 75th) forward Hassan Suni Saad even put his team ahead. In the 85th minute, defender Guichmurat Annaguliyev managed to make up Turkmenistan's deficit, and striker Altymurad Annadurdyev scored the final point in the dramatic match with the Lebanese in the first minute of extra time.
The game was dramatic, intense, and rich in cards (seven "mustards" and one removal of a Lebanese player from the field).
The final match of the selection of the national team of Turkmenistan for the World Cup-2022 ended with a score of 3-2. Our players scored only 9 points, having lost 3 due to the DPRK team's refusal to continue participating in matches selection. The demonstrated results enable the national team of Turkmenistan to continue to qualify for the Asian Cup 2023.
Sources: fifa.com and the-afc.com
Photo: Korea Football Association, the-afc.com