Oman beats Thailand to advance
MUSCAT, Oman -- Oman beat Thailand 2-0 Wednesday to advance to the next round of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
Oman finished second in Group D behind Australia. The Gulf team overtook Saudi Arabia, which also needed a win to advance but was beaten by Australia 4-2.
Midfielder Hussain al-Hadhri gave Oman the lead in the 10th minute and midfielder Adbul al-Muqbali added another in the 90th.
It was only Oman's second victory in qualifying.
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