Uzbekistan and Bahrain to play it again

September 6, 2005
FIFA officials have potentially set a precedent for overruling refereeing decisions after ordering Uzbekistan's World Cup qualifier against Bahrain to be replayed.

Uzbekistan won the opening leg of the Asian zone play-off 1-0 at the weekend - with both teams looking to qualify for next summer's finals in Germany.

But they were incensed after a bizarre incident where a penalty was disallowed for an attacking player encroaching.

Rather than retaking the penalty, ...

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