Alaa al-Shebli of Syria and Zhang Xizhe of China in action. Photo: Reuters

China’s World Cup hopes nosedive after loss to Syria

Mahmoud al-Mawas’ breakaway goal for 1-0 victory in Xian leaves home side with just one point from their first three games in group A

Topic |   2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying

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Alaa al-Shebli of Syria and Zhang Xizhe of China in action. Photo: Reuters
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