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Iran beat Paraguay 4-3 on Sunday to advance to the semifinals in the ongoing Futsal World Cup in Colombia, Tasnim news agency reported.

Ahmad Esmaeilpour and Mahdi Javid scored two goals each for Iran and Francisco Martinez, Juan Salas and Rene Villalba were on target for Paraguay.

Iran will meet Russia in the semis.

On Wednesday, Iran beat Brazil on penalty shootout in the Round of 16.

The 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup tourney is running from Sept. 10 to Oct. 1.