Maldives loses their first match for the joint World Cup 2018 and 2019 AFC Asian Cup, after a last minute goal by Qatar, in an eventful match.
Qatar had more ball possession in the whole match and created multiple attacks, which were blocked with the sheer cunning and talent of Maldivian goalkeeper Imran Mohamed.
The only goal of the match was scored by Ahmad Al Sayed in the last minute of the eight extra minutes.
In the same group, Hong Kong defeated Bhutan 7-0.
The next match in the group for Maldives would be against Hong Kong, next Tuesday.
Qatar is ranked 97th in the FIFA rankings while Maldives is ranked 178th.