Hareb Abdullah Suhail scored the match’s only goal in the 54th minute.
On the other hand, the Iraqi team fell into a draw (1-1) against its Syrian counterpart, to lose its hopes of obtaining the supplement card.
Aladdin Al-Dali opened the score for Syria (3), but Iraq equalized through Ayman Hussein (31).
Thus, the UAE raised its tally to 12 points in third place, three points behind Iraq, fourth (9 points).
The teams of Iran (in the lead with 25 points) and South Korea (23 points) had previously guaranteed direct qualification to the finals of this group.
The UAE national team will face its Australian counterpart in the Asian play-off on June 7.
The winner between the UAE and Australia will meet the fifth South American qualifier (Peru, Colombia or Chile) for a ticket to the 2022 World Cup on June 13 or 14 in Qatar.