Qatar 0-2 Uzbekistan

Hosts Qatar crash to Asian Cup defeat

January 7, 2011
Qatar's Asian Cup campaign got off to the worst possible start as second-half goals from Odil Akhmedov and Server Djeparov saw Uzbekistan clinch a deserved victory at Khalifa Stadium in Doha.



The opening ceremony may have been a spectacular affair but there were few fireworks on the pitch from the hosts, who fell behind to Akhmedov's stunning strike before the hour mark.

Djeparov then wrapped up the Group A encounter in the 76th minute when he took advantage of ...

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