LIVE UPDATES - Jordan faces Iraq in Asian Cup round of 16

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Published: 2024-01-29 14:41

Last Updated: 2024-02-26 19:39


LIVE UPDATES - Jordan faces Iraq in Asian Cup round of 16
LIVE UPDATES - Jordan faces Iraq in Asian Cup round of 16

Yazan Naimat scored the first goal the match for Jordan (45+1).

One nil for Jordan at the end of the first half. 

Minute 64: Jordan 1-0 Iraq 

Minute 68: Iraq scores the equalizer. Jordan 1-1 Iraq.

Minute 75: Iraq scores the second. Jordan 1-2 Iraq.

Minute 77: Red card for Iraq's Ayman Hussein. 

Minute 90+3: Jordan scores the equalizer. Jordan 2-2 Iraq.

Minute 90+5: Jordan scores the third. Jordan 3-2 Iraq. 

The match between the Jordanian national football team and their Iraqi counterparts kicked off at Al Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar as part of the ongoing Asian Cup's round of 16 in Qatar.

Having concluded the group stage in third place with four points – a 4-0 victory over Malaysia, a 2-2 draw with South Korea, and a 1-0 loss to Bahrain – Jordan faces an Iraqi team that topped Group Four with three wins.

In a press conference, Coach Hussein Amouta expressed the team's ambition to qualify for the quarter-finals, emphasizing their preparation for the match against a formidable opponent.

Player Nizar Al-Rashdan acknowledged the challenge ahead, pledging the team's dedication to make their fans proud and progress to the next round.

The roster for the match remains intact, except for Nour Al-Rawabdeh, officially withdrawn from the competition due to injury. The lineup includes key players such as Yazid Abu Laila, Abdullah Al-Fakhouri, and Musa Al-Taamari, among others.