UAE football team in 3-1 match defeat against Team GB

Late goals from Scott Sinclair and Daniel Sturridge take Team GB to the top of their group, dashing UAE football Olympic hopes
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Rashed Eisa of the UAE celebrates with team mates after scoring an equalising goal during the Men's Football first round Group A Match between Great Britain and the UAE. (All images courtesy of Getty Images)
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Great Britain's Scott Sinclair and Daniel Sturridge celebrate after scoring a goal during the match.
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The UAE team were defeated 3-1 after goals from Scott Sinclair, Daniel Sturridge and Ryan Giggs.
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The UAE lost 2-1 to Uruguay in their previous match, assuring they will go home when Group A play is completed.
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Team GB moved to the top of Group A with four points, along with Senegal, who defeated Uruguay 2-0.
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The UAE will face Senegal in the next match.
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UAE coach Mahdi Ali blamed lack of experience as the reason behind the team's early exit. “We played a very good match but they were an experienced side and we were caught short on some occasions," he said.
Mon 30 Jul 2012 11:59 AM GST
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