Pakistan on Tuesday misplaced to Tajikistan 6-1 of their second match of the second spherical of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on the Jinnah Stadium, Islamabad.
Tajikistan began the match in a similar way to Saudi Arabia 4 days in the past by discovering the again of the web within the opening minutes with Kamolov scoring for the guests because of a minor deflection from Abdullah Iqbal.
Not more than 5 minutes later the guests doubled their lead with one other strike from outdoors the world with Soirov holding out Pakistan’s Yousuf Butt from stopping the shot from hitting the web.
Pakistan responded to Tajikistan’s lead within the twenty first minute, Rahis Nabi scored a fully gorgeous purpose along with his left foot, giving the house crew and their followers much-needed hope of getting again into the match.
The Inexperienced Shirts didn’t have an ideal day by way of crew construction and off-ball motion, as their midfield was non-existent all through the primary half. Benefiting from the absence of its midfielder, Tajikistan exploited the identical empty areas and located the again of the web within the twenty sixth minute with one other purpose off the overwhelmed observe.
The issues didn’t cease for the house facet because the guests scored one other purpose simply earlier than the half-time whistle, extending their result in three targets and placing themselves in a dominant place.
Pakistan continued to undergo within the second half, they didn’t maintain the ball more often than not and the gamers struggled to carry onto it and decelerate the tempo of the sport as each contact was aimed in the direction of the purpose, which made the match unattainable. in order that the crew has an applicable construction.
Within the sixty fifth minute, the Males in Inexperienced conceded one other purpose, one other from the sting of the world, failing to scale back the hole of their penalty space. The guests scored yet another simply earlier than the ultimate whistle.
The match ended 1-6 with Tajikistan successful after a one-sided soccer match, no positives have been seen all through the match aside from Nabi’s stunner within the first half time.
Earlier, Pakistan suffered a 4-0 defeat in opposition to Saudi Arabia of their first 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier.