Pakistan’s 7-0 Thrashing by Jordan: Second-Half Meltdown (Dawn)

Pakistan Suffers Heavy 7-0 Defeat Against Jordan in 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Campaign

Amman hosted a thrilling match between Jordan and Pakistan, which saw the visitors struggle to keep up with the relentless Jordanian attack. Despite a strong start to the game, Pakistan found themselves on the wrong end of a 7-0 scoreline by the final whistle.

Stephen Constantine’s men showed promise in the first half, but their performance crumbled in the second, allowing Jordan to score five unanswered goals. This defeat marked Pakistan’s heaviest loss in their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, leaving them at the bottom of Group ‘G.’

Constantine acknowledged that this campaign serves as preparation for the 2027 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers. However, the crushing defeat against Jordan highlighted the need for Pakistan’s national league to resume, providing players with regular competitive opportunities.

Jordan, playing in front of their fans for the first time since their Asian Cup final run, dominated the game. Mousa Al Tamari’s hat-trick led the way as Jordan capitalized on Pakistan’s defensive lapses.

The match also saw Saudi Arabia move closer to World Cup qualification, with a draw against Tajikistan putting them on the brink of advancing to the next round. Qatar, Iran, Uzbekistan, and the United Arab Emirates also secured progression in their respective groups.

With a mix of dominant performances and tight contests, the Asian World Cup qualifiers continue to produce thrilling matchups and surprise results. As teams jostle for a spot in the next round, the competition promises more excitement in the coming matches.

The road to the 2026 FIFA World Cup in Canada, Mexico, and the United States is filled with twists and turns, making every game a crucial step towards realizing each nation’s World Cup dream.

Denis Hardin

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