Iran failed its toughest test against Kazakhstan in the quarter-finals of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 at the Kaunas Arena on Monday.

Iran PressIran news: Iran's FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 campaign came to an end following the 3-2 defeat to Kazakhstan.

In a thrilling encounter, Kazakhstan fought back from two goals down to advance to the semi-finals as Iran's bid to better their third-place finish of five years ago was halted at the Kaunas Arena.

Kazakhstan will face Portugal next while defending champions Argentina will meet five-time winners Brazil in the other last-four tie.

Iran's National Futsal Team opened its campaign with a narrow 3-2 victory over Serbia before seeing off the United States 4-2, with a 2-1 defeat against Argentina being its only blemish as it finished second in Group F behind the South Americans.