UAE beat Malaysia in World Cup qualifier

WAM

The UAE's national football team have enjoyed an ideal start to their quest to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

They came form behind to beat Malaysia 2-1 on Tuesday night in Kuala Lumpur.

Star forward Ali Mabkhout scored both goals for the Emiratis as they bounced back from conceding a goal in the first minute of the match.

The win gives the UAE a perfect start to Group G, which also features Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.

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