Iran has defeated Qatar 1-0 in a Group C soccer match at the Asian Cup in Sydney, Australia.
The game was scoreless at halftime but Iran's Serdar Azmoun scored a goal in the 52rd minute that proved to be the gamewinner.
The win puts Iran into the quarterfinals of the tournament.
Qatar needed to beat Iran to have a chance of advancing to the quarterfinals.
The crowd of some 22,000 was dominated by Iranian fans.
Iran beat Bahrain 2-0 in its first match on January 11.
Iran will play the United Arab Emirates on January 19 in its final group match.
Based on reporting by Reuters and afcasiancup.com