Lebanon vs Iran

A first-half Roda Antar goal gave Lebanon a 1-0 win over Iran in a World Cup qualifier in Beirut Tuesday, to keep The Cedars' faint hopes of scrapping through to Brazil in 2014.

  • The Lebanese team poses for a picture. (The Daily Star/Stringer)

  • Lebanese player Hassan Maatouk, center, vies for the ball. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

  • Lebanese fans cheer for their team. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Lebanon coach Theo Bucker reacts during the game. (The Daily Star/Stringer)

  • Lebanese player Ali Hamam, left, vies with Iranian player Ehsan Haji Safi. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Lebanese player Roda Antar, left, scores past Iranian goalkeeper Mahdi Rahmati. (The Daily Star/Stringer)

  • Rahmati jumps for the ball. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • The scoreboard shows the final result. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Lebanese player Bilal Cheikh el-Najjarine, left, and goalkeeper Abbas Hassan celebrate after the game. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Goalkeeper Abbas Hassan celebrates as he is carried on shoulders. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Iranian players react at the end of the game. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Roda Antar jumps to celebrate his win. (The Daily Star/HO)

  • The triumphant team. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

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