IRA vs IRQ: In AFC Asian Cup 2019, the football teams Iran and Iraq face off each other today in the field. The game will kick start at 09:30 PM, IST on 16th January 2019. The venue of the match is at Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stadium, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
This is the third match for both teams in the series. In the last five games, Iran has won three games and drawn two games whereas Iraq has won four games and drawn one game. Hence in today’s match IRA vs IRQ, it is predicted that Iran will win against Iraq.
IRA vs IRQ Team News
Martin Boyle was ruled out before the tournament with an injury, while Mathew Leckie is still recovering from a torn hamstring for Iran team. The key players of the team are Sardar Azmoun, Ashkan Dejagah. There are no fresh injury concerns for Iraq ahead of this match and the key players to be watched are O. Al-Soma, Mardikian.
IRA vs IRQ Playing XI
Iran Playing XI: A. Beiranvand (GK), E. Hajsafi, H. Kanaanizadegan, M. Pouraliganji, V. Ghafouri, O. Ebrahimi, S. Ghoddos, V. Amiri, Ashkan Dejagah, M. Taremi, S. Azmoun
Iraq Playing XI: J. Hasan (GK), A. Adnan, R. Sulaka, A. Khalaf, A. A. Mhawi, S. Abdullah, H. A. Al-Saedi, B. Rasan, H. Tariq, A. Yasin, Muhanad Ali