Iran became the 2nd team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup as they beat Uzbekistan 2-0 in Tehran.
targets from Sardar Azmoun and Mehdi Taremi ensured Iran, coached through Carlos Queiroz, will appear at successive World Cups for the first time.
Victory supposed they opened an eight-level benefit over their opponents, who are 1/3 within the table.
five-time winners Brazil have been the first crew to sign up for hosts Russia at subsequent 12 months’s event.
the top two groups in each and every of Asia’s two qualifying teams progress to the sector Cup, while the teams in 0.33 position go into a series of play-offs.