Iran has Saturday, her second victory in as many matches booked during the group stage of the Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates. Iran defeated in Abu Dhabi Vietnam with 2-0 and is so sure of her ticket for the eighth-finals. When the Iranians stood Morteza Pouraliganji (Eupen) the whole game on the field.
Star player Azmoun (38’ and 69’) provided both goals for the team of the Portuguese national coach Carlos Queiroz.
Previously won the Iranians on the first day, already with 5-0 of Yemen. On the slotspeeldag the derby against Iraq on the program. Later on Saturday (14.30 cet) take Yemen and Iraq together, even before their second contest. Iran (6 pts) is only for now in the lead in group D, Iraq (3), Vietnam (0) Yemen (0).
Saturday evening (at 17: 00 Belgian time) in group E Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, it is still against each other.
The first two teams of each of the six groups qualify for the eighth finals, as the four best troisième.