Iran was among the first teams to qualify for the 2018 world cup finals in Russian Federation, and celebrations are planned for after the Syria game.
Syria still have a job on their hands if they are to be one of the 32 countries competing at the 2018 World Cup.
The Syrians beat Qatar 3-1 on Thursday in Malaysia, moving into third place in Group A of Asian qualifying.
Australia's Tomi Juric, right celebrates scoring against Thailand during their World Cup Group B qualifying match in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Sept. 05.
"It is not that we didn't want to score", Shin told reporters in Tashkent.
The devastating six-year conflict in Syria has ruined the country's football industry, with sports stadiums trashed and numerous national players moving to Arab or Asian countries to play.
He returned to Damascus for the first time in five years to a hero's welcome last month, saying: "There is no better feeling than returning home".
But an opposition fighter in northern Syria who goes by the name of Abu Dardaa al-Shami said he has no respect for the national soccer team.More news: Slain journalist Gauri Lankesh laid to rest with State honours
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Stand-in captain Kim Yong-Gwon sparked anger and ridicule when he complained that teammates could not hear each other against Iran because of the noise made by 63,000 screaming fans in Seoul's World Cup stadium.
"They are happy to be in the stadium and cheer for their national team".
Syrian national team never gives up and their last-minute 2-2 draw against Iran is not the only example of that.
One Iranian MP, Parvaneh Salahshouri, refused an invitation to Tuesday's game, as she had previously done with a request for her to attend a volleyball match. Who scored it? Who scored?
"This team, we support it and we don't support it", said Ghaith al-Sayyed, a young resident of the town of Binnish in the northwestern province of Idlib. To make the World Cup, the victor will then have to beat a team from the Concacaf confederation covering North and Central America, and the Caribbean.
With 21 points from their previous nine matches, Iran sits on top of Group A's table and have already qualified for the next year's extravaganza in Russian Federation.
Iranian professional footballer Sardar Azmoun, who plays as a forward for Russian side Rubin Kazan, scored two goals to put the Iranian team 2-1 ahead.
The South Koreans hit the woodwork twice in the first half, but endured some nervy moments in the second against Uzbekistan, which was in contention to make its first World Cup appearance.