Bahrain in fine form

Bahrain completed their preparations for their upcoming Asian FIFA World Cup™ qualifying play-off encounter against Saudi Arabia with a 4-2 friendly win over Iran in Manama.

Bahrain took the lead after only 11 minutes through Ismail Abdullatif and Mahmoud Abdulrahman doubled their advantage just before the half-hour mark.

Ferydoon Zandi pulled a goal back for Iran in the 37th minute but Salman Isa netted the third for the hosts nine minutes after the break.

Zandi scored his second from the spot in the 84th minute but Mohamad Sayed Adnan had the last word for Bahrain when he converted a last-minute penalty.