Muscat: Palestine stormed to the top of Group A of the AFC U-19 Championship Uzbekistan 2020 with an emphatic win over Pakistan while Kuwait and Iraq settled for a point each on Sunday.
Palestine, who defeated hosts Oman 1-0 on Friday, beat Pakistan 5-1 while Kuwait and Iraq took a point each after a 1-1 draw.
Iraq will play Pakistan on Tuesday while Kuwait will face Oman at the Seed Sports Stadium.
Pakistan 1-5 Palestine
Forward Reebal Dahamshi starred with a hat-trick and midfielder Khalied scored two as Palestine defeated Pakistan 5-1.
Dahamshi scored in the 13th and 26th minutes to give Palestine a comfortable looking lead only for Muhammad Waheed to narrow the deficit in the 30th minute.
Palestine, however, were fully in control in the second half as Alnabrisi widened their lead a minute into the restart.
Dahamshi completed his hat-trick in the 65th minute and Alnabrisi sealed an emphatic win for Palestine eight minutes later to take his team to the top of Group A.