Uzbekistan and Tajikistan national under-15s football team met in the third matchday of CAFA U-15 Boys Tournament in Dushanbe on Wednesday.
Uzbekistan had the better of what was a quiet first 45 minutes, but the two teams headed down the tunnel at 0-0.
It was a similar story in the second half as the home side continued to press, but it was Uzbek side to break the deadlock through Buronbek Mirsalimov after a 60-minute goalless period. Then, he went on to add a decisive second in the 69th minute of the game by doubling the lead for the White Wolves.
Alisher Rahimov decreased the deficit just one minute later, but the scoring remained before the final whistle.
CAFA U-15 Boys Tournament
Tajikistan 1-2 Uzbekistan
Goals: Alisher Rahimov (70) – Buronbek Mirzasalimov (60, 69)