Iran also secured its place in the Asian Cup by leading the group in the second qualifying round of the World Cup.
According to News i, Iran and Iraq met tonight (Tuesday) in the most critical match of Group C, the qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, at 9 pm, which ended in a 1-0 victory for Iran. Iran’s lone goal in the 36th minute was scored by Sardar Azmoun.
Thus, Iran, with a group leader in Group C, also confirmed its promotion to the Asian Cup.
Iraq also secured its ascent by ranking second.
The 2023 Asian Cup will be held in China with 24 teams.