Qatar pulled off some of the spectacular leads to their historical past once they won 1-zero away to Switzerland in a pleasant on Wednesday.
Qatar, ranked 96th on the earth, snatched the win after Akram Afif broke away and rounded Yvon Mvogo to rating the one purpose within the 86th minute of a lacklustre match performed in entrance of a paltry four,000 crowd.
The Swiss twice hit the crossbar, with a Michael Lang header within the first half after which a Christian Fassnacht effort after the break, however the guests additionally had a number of possibilities.
Qatar, who’ve by no means performed on the World Cup however are set to host the 2022 version, have won 4 of their final 5 matches together with a four-three win over Ecuador final month.
“Our first half was very poor, the second was a bit higher however I can not say our opponents didn’t deserve the win,” stated Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic.
The Swiss host Belgium in a Nations League match on Sunday.