Bangkok: China PR started their Preliminary Joint Qualification - Round 2 for the FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027™ campaign in fine fashion after securing a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Thailand on Thursday.
Sarach Yooyen gave the Thais the lead but China bounced back in style with former Espanyol man Wu Lei getting a quick equaliser before substitute Wang Shangyuan completed the turnaround in the second half.
In their first proper foray forward in the 13th minute, China earned a corner kick which almost resulted in the opening goal when a low cross found Jiang Shenglong in the centre of the box, only for the Chinese defender to shoot wide. .....
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