Fifa World Cup qualifying: Bhutan in shock win over Sri Lanka
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Bhutan defied their ranking as the worst national team on the planet to win 1-0 away at Sri Lanka as qualifying started for the 2018 World Cup.
Tshering Dorji scored for Bhutan in Colombo as Fifa's 209th-ranked nation overcame a team 36 places higher.
Bhutan's win in the first leg of Asia's first qualifying round was also their first against another country since a 3-1 triumph over Afghanistan in 2008.
Dorji netted the winner six minutes from time with a composed finish.
Of the other minnows in action, Brunei managed a 1-0 win over Chinese Taipei, who are ranked 10 places above them in 188th.
India (173rd), managed by Englishman Stephen Constantine, clinched a 2-0 win over Nepal (180th) while Yemen (175th) cruised to a 3-1 victory over Pakistan (170th)
Cambodia (181st) eased to a 3-0 victory over Macau (187th) and East Timor (185th) managed their first win in World Cup qualifying with a 4-1 success over Mongolia (195th).