Iraq beat Palestine in their first home match since the invasion

Iraq 4 – Palestine 0 (International Friendly, July 13, 2009) Iraq, playing their first game in Baghdad since before the invasion, brushed aside the Palestinians in front of their wild home crowd. Hawar Mulah Mohammed scored in the 27th minute of the exhibition match, Karar Jassim and Alaa Abdul-Zahraa followed and Emad Mohammed scored the fourth from the penalty-spot for the Asian champions.