Oct 5, 2001, 12:01 AM
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1-0 Thailand beat Iran at Thailand against face-off 1-0 a won Iran -- IRNA 5, Oct Tehran, before Friday on qualifier Cup World the in Stadium Azadi Tehran's .spectators 80,000 some of eyes the 33th the in goal a home headed Vahedi-Nikbakht Ali-Reza Iran's the passed who Karimi Ali by efforts to thanks start the from minute .line defense Thai breaking after him to ball a to due goals score to failed side Iranian half, second the In bear could which attempts several made it although players by haste .result Pts A F L D W P Standings 12 3 7 0 3 3 6 Iran .1 11 6 11 1 2 3 6 Arabia Saudi .2 7 6 7 3 1 2 6 Iraq .3 6 7 4 2 3 1 6 Bahrain .4 3 10 3 3 3 0 6 Thailand .5 Asian the as Arabia Saudi on pressure the up keep would win Iran's closing its reaches Cup World 2002 the for competition qualifying .stages 2002 the for directly qualify groups Asian two the from winner The as B group win to favoured are China .Korea South and Japan in finals .Oman team bottom against Sunday on draw a need only they the with playoff two-legged a for meet teams second-placed The a for tie two-match another for team European a against pitted winner .finals the at place AK/JB End