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Saudi national football team wins 3-0 against Pakistan in World Cup qualifiers

June 07, 2024

ISLAMABAD — The Saudi national football team secured a 3-0 victory against the Pakistani team at Jinnah Stadium in Islamabad during the fifth round of the second Asian qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup and Asia 2027.

Firas Al-Buraikan scored twice for the Saudi team, netting goals in the 26th and 41st minutes, while Musab Al-Juwair added a third goal in the 59th minute.

This win advances the Saudi national team to the third round of the final qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup. Their next match is scheduled against Jordan on June 11 in Riyadh.

The Saudi team leads Group Seven with 13 points, holding a 6-point lead over runner-up Jordan. Tajikistan is in third place with 5 points, while Pakistan remains at the bottom of the group without any points. — SPA


June 07, 2024
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