Abu Dhabi: Uzbekistan beat Iraq 1-0 in the United Arab Emirates as they claimed their fourth straight victory in a friendly match.
Jamshid Iskanderov scored the only goal of the match through a penalty in the 13th minute Thursday, reports Xinhua.
Iraq also had a penalty but they missed the chance. They are looking forward to "revenge" Dec 28 when the two sides will meet again.
Uzbekistan will begin their 2015 AFC Asian Cup campaign against North Korea Jan 10 before facing China and Saudi Arabia.