Highlights and goal: Iran 1-0 Iraq in 2022 Qatar World Cup Qualifiers
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12:29 PM4 months ago


Our coverage of the Iran vs Iraq match of the Asian qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup comes to an end.

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12:26 PM4 months ago


The game ends at the Azadi Soccer Field! IRAN WON AND IS AT THE WORLD CUP IN QATAR 2022! Mehdi Taremi's goal has given the Iranian national team a new qualification to a World Cup event.
12:23 PM4 months ago

90+2' Substitution for Iran

Karim Ansarifard replaces Mehdi Taremi.
12:21 PM4 months ago

90' Additional time

Three more minutes will be played in the match.
12:18 PM4 months ago

87' Substitution for Iran

Enter Kamal Kamyabinia in place of Saeid Ezatolahi.
12:15 PM4 months ago

85' Yellow card

Shoja Khalilzadeh is cautioned for Iran. Close free kick for Iraq.
12:13 PM4 months ago

83' Double substitution for Iraq

Zidane Iqbal and Ala Abbas replace Hasan Raed and Ayman Hussein.
12:10 PM4 months ago

79' Iraq came closer

Ayman Hussein's shot went wide.
12:08 PM4 months ago

78' Iran substitution

Milad Sarlak replaces Saman Ghoddos.
12:07 PM4 months ago

74' Iraq had it!

Hasan Abdulkareem's shot crashed into an opponent, the rebound fell to Ayman Hussein and also hit an opponent's defender in front of goal. Great chance for the visiting team.
12:04 PM4 months ago

73' Substitution for Iraq

Mohanad Jeahze replaces Ahmed Farhan.
12:01 PM4 months ago

70' Iraq came closer

Ayman Hussein's shot caught by Amir Abedzadeh.
11:58 AM4 months ago

68' Another chance for Iran!

El centro de Hossein Kanaani desde el saque de esquina derecho fue cabeceado por encima de la portería por Hossein Kanaani.
11:54 AM4 months ago

64' Iran had it!

Alireza Jahanbakhsh's shot was saved by goalkeeper Fahad Talib with both hands.
11:49 AM4 months ago

59' Iran missed it!

Saman Ghoddos had an unbeatable chance in front of goal, but his shot went just wide of the right post.
11:48 AM4 months ago

58' Double change for Iraq

Hasan Abdulkareem in Ali Al-Hamadi sta zamenjala Amirja Al-Ammarija in Basharja Rasana.
11:48 AM4 months ago

57' Iran came closer

Shot by Alireza Jahanbakhsh that went wide.
11:42 AM4 months ago

52' Yellow card

Bashar Rasan in Iraq was cautioned.
11:38 AM4 months ago

48' GOOOOOAL for Iran!

Until the scoreboard opened! Mehdi Taremi received a pass from an opponent's defender and scored at the opposite post from Fahad Talib to make it 1-0.
11:35 AM4 months ago

Second half begins

The match restarts for the second half.
11:19 AM4 months ago

45+3' End of the first half

The first half of the match is over. It's 0-0 thanks to Iraqi goalkeeper Fahad Talib, who has made at least five saves to keep a clean sheet.
11:16 AM4 months ago

45' Additional time

Three more minutes will be played in the first half.
11:11 AM4 months ago

40' Last five minutes

The end of the first half is approaching. Iran is still looking for the goal that will give them the necessary peace of mind.
11:09 AM4 months ago


Great ball to Ali Gholizadeh, he stepped up and shot across but the Iraqi goalkeeper saved again.
11:06 AM4 months ago

35' Yellow card

Saad Abdul-Amir was cautioned in Iraq.
11:09 AM4 months ago

30' Half hour of match

Iran has been a steamroller in the last few minutes, but has not capitalized on the chances. Fahad Talib has been very important so far for Iraq.
11:01 AM4 months ago


Alireza Jahanbakhsh's left-footed shot to the left post and the Iraqi goalkeeper keeps a clean sheet.
10:56 AM4 months ago


First, Alireza Jahanbakhsh took a shot from half distance and let the ball go, then Mehdi Taremi took the rebound and fired a first-time shot that he saved with his feet, and seconds later he saved Vahid Amiri's shot with his hands.
10:51 AM4 months ago

20' Still goalless

After 15 minutes with a lot of intensity and a few chances, there came a moment where the teams worked much more to find the holes in the defenses.
10:46 AM4 months ago

15' First quarter of the match

We reached the first 15 minutes of play with a good rhythm and the teams looking for a goal at all costs, but in an orderly fashion. Interesting first part of the game.
10:42 AM4 months ago

11' BALL TO THE POST! Iraq is saved

Alireza Jahanbakhsh shot from half distance and the ball hit the right vertical post.
10:41 AM4 months ago


Ahmed Farhan's cross from the right was headed low to the right post and goalkeeper Amir Abedzadeh made a good save to keep out the goal.
10:39 AM4 months ago

6' Fahad Talib saves!

Omid Noorafkan got into the box and shot after Alireza Jahanbakhsh's pass, but the Iraqi goalkeeper saved well to prevent the first goal.
10:37 AM4 months ago

5' First minutes

The teams are not hurting each other so far. Iran is the team that insists more on attack.
10:31 AM4 months ago

Match starts!

The Iran vs Iraq game gets underway.
10:27 AM4 months ago

Teams on the field

The Iranian and Iraqi players take the field.
10:25 AM4 months ago

Match Officials

Referee: Christopher James Beth - Australia
Assistant No.1: Anton Steenin - Australia
Assistant No.2: Ashley Warwick Beckham - Australia
Fourth official: Shawn Robert Evans - Australia

10:20 AM4 months ago

Substitutes - Iraq

12. Ali Yaseen (GK), 08. Zidane Iqbal, 09. Alaa Abbas, 10. Ali Al-Hamadi, 11. Hasan Abdulkareem, 20. Hasan Ahmad, 22. Mohanad Jeahze.

10:15 AM4 months ago

Starting XI - Iraq

| 01. Fahad Talib |
| 03. Frans Dhia Putros | 02. Ahmad Ibrahim | 23. Maytham Jabbar | 06. Hasan Raed |
| 15. Mohammed Ali | 21. Saad Abdul Ameer |
| 13. Basham Rasan | 16. Amir Al-Ammari | 17. Ahmed Farhan |
| 18. Aymen Hussein |

Coach: Željko Petrović

10:10 AM4 months ago

Substitutes - Iran

01. Alireza Beiranvand (GK), 12. Payam Niazmand (GK), 03. Soroush Rafiei, 05. Milad Mohammadi, 08. Milad Sarlak, 10. Karim Ansarifard, 15. Saleh Hardani, 16. Mehdi Torabi, 19. Aref Aghasi, 20. Siavash Yazdani, 21. Kaveh Rezaei, 23. Kamal Kamyabinia.

10:05 AM4 months ago

Starting XI - Iran

| 01. Amir Abedzadeh |
| 02. Sadegh Moharrami | 13. Hossein Kanaani | 04. Shoja Khalilzadeh | 18. Omid Noorafkan |
| 06. Saeid Ezatolahi |
| 17. Ali Gholizadeh | 14. Saman Ghoddos | 11. Vahid Amiri | 07. Alireza Jahanbakhsh |
| 09. Mehdi Taremi |

Coach: Dragan Skočić

10:00 AM4 months ago

Last five games - Iraq

January 21, 2022 - Friendly: 1-0 vs Uganda (Won)

November 16, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 0-3 vs South Korea (Lost)

November 11, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 1-1 vs Syria

October 12, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 1-1 vs. 2-2 vs. UAE

October 7, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 0-0 vs Lebanon

9:55 AM4 months ago

Last five games - Iran

November 16, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 0-3 vs Syria (Won)

November 11, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 1-2 vs Lebanon (Won)

October 12, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 1-1 vs. South Korea

October 7, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 0-1 vs UAE (Won)

September 7, 2021 - WC Qualifiers: 0-3 vs Iraq (Won)

9:50 AM4 months ago

All set at the Azadi Soccer Field

9:45 AM4 months ago

Welcome back!

We are now ready to bring you the action of this match between Iran and Iraq for the sixth matchday of group A in the third round of the Asian qualifiers.
9:40 AM4 months ago

Tune in here Iran vs Iraq Live Score!

In a few moments we will share with you the starting lineups for the Iran vs Iraq live match, as well as the latest information from the Azadi Soccer Field. Do not miss a detail of the match live updates and commentaries of VAVEL coverage.
9:35 AM4 months ago

How to watch Iran vs Iraq Live Stream on TV and Online?

The Iran vs Iraq match will not be broadcast on TV.

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9:30 AM4 months ago

What time is Iran vs Iraq match for Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers?

This is the start time of the game Iran vs Iraq of January 27th 2022 in several countries:

Argentina: 11:30 AM
Bolivia: 10:30 AM
Brazil: 11:30 AM on Star +
Chile: 11:30 AM
Colombia: 9:30 AM
Ecuador: 9:30 AM
USA (ET): 9:30 AM on Paramount +
Spain: 3:30 PM
Mexico: 8:30 AM
Paraguay: 11:30 AM
Peru: 9:30 AM
Uruguay: 11:30 AM

9:25 AM4 months ago

Squad List - Iraq

9:20 AM4 months ago

Squad List - Iran

9:15 AM4 months ago

Key player - Iraq

Iraq is highlighted by the presence of Bashar Resan. The 25-year-old midfielder has seen plenty of action for his Qatar SC side. In the current qualifiers, he has scored one goal for the Iraqi national team.

9:10 AM4 months ago

Key player - Iran

Iran is notable for the presence of Mehdi Taremi. The 29-year-old striker has had a remarkable season with his club FC Porto of Portugal, scoring 13 goals. In the current qualifiers, he has scored six goals for the Iranian national team.

9:05 AM4 months ago

Iran vs Iraq history

These two teams have met 27 times. The statistics favor the Iranians, who have emerged victorious on 15 occasions, while the Iraqis have won on six occasions for a total of five draws.

In World Cup qualifiers...

Referring only to the times they have faced each other in the World Cup qualifiers, we count six duels, where the numbers are in favor of Iran with four victories, while Iraq won the other two matches. 

If we take into account the times that Iran has played Iraq at home in the qualifiers, there are two matches where the statistics are totally neutral, with one victory for each team.

9:00 AM4 months ago

Iraq wants to get closer to the qualification places

Iraq comes into this match in fifth place in the group, and is obliged to win in this double round of qualifiers if it does not want to give up its chances of fighting for at least the place that will take it to the match that will define the Asian representative in the playoffs.
8:55 AM4 months ago

Iran, for the qualification to the World Cup

Iran comes into this match as the leader of group A at this stage and will try to secure its qualification to the World Cup in this match. A win will give them a direct berth to next year's World Cup in Qatar.
8:50 AM4 months ago

The match will be played at the Azadi Soccer Field

The Iran vs Iraq match will be played at the Azadi Soccer Field, located in the western area of Tehran, Iran. This stadium, inaugurated in 1973, has a capacity for 78,116 spectators.
8:45 AM4 months ago

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