Lebanon has secured the top spot in its group in the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers.
On Saturday, The Cedars faced Sri Lanka in a match that ended with a final score of 3-2.
Lebanon’s dominance was evident in the first half of the match, which was held in South Korea as part of the second round of the World Cup Qualifiers.
By the time the referee blew the halftime whistle, Lebanon had pocketed 3 goals that Sri Lanka struggled to catch up with during the second half, despite successfully breaking the Lebanese defense on several occasions.
Throughout the game, Lebanon had 74% ball possession, took 6 shots, all of which were on target, according to the match statistics.
7 fouls were recorded on the Lebanese side, which received 1 yellow card. On the other hand, Sri Lanka committed 17 fouls and received 2 yellow cards during the encounter.
With this win, Lebanon now tops Group H of the Qualifiers, followed by South Korea.
The Cedars are set to face the East Asian team on Sunday, June 13, following their upcoming game against Turkmenistan (currently the third team in Group H) on Wednesday, June 9th.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to begin on November 21st and end on December 18th, in Qatar.