Iraq upset China 2-1 in Asian Cup qualifier
March 1, 2006
By Alastair Himmer
Bassim Abbas's 67th-minute free kick settled the Group E clash in Al Ain and helped ease the pain of last week's shock 2-0 defeat in Singapore.
China's coach Zhu Guanghu had promised before the match that there was "no way" his side could lose, but Mahdi Karim gave Iraq the lead after 15 minutes.
China struck back ...