Thailand defeat Iraq (May 26, 2008)


Thailand put on an impressive display to defeat Asian champions Iraq 2-1 in a friendly at Rajamangala stadium yesterday.

Teerathep Winothai and Teerasil Dangda netted for the Kingdom while the Iraq midfielder Nashat Akram pulled one back at the end with a superb free-kick.

The game was a warm-up before the World Cup Asian qualifying round. Thailand will take on Bahrain on June 2 while Iraq will meet Australia.