Iran's Ashkan Dejagah (L) and Iraq's Dhurgham Ismael during their Asian Cup quarter-final match in Canberra on January 23, 2015
Iran's Ashkan Dejagah (L) and Iraq's Dhurgham Ismael during their Asian Cup quarter-final match in Canberra on January 23, 2015 © Peter Parks - AFP
Iran's Ashkan Dejagah (L) and Iraq's Dhurgham Ismael during their Asian Cup quarter-final match in Canberra on January 23, 2015
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Last updated: January 23, 2015

Iran-Iraq Asian Cup quarter-final goes to extra time

Iraq came from a goal down to force 10-man Iran into extra time with the scores locked at 1-1 in their explosive Asian Cup quarter-final in Canberra on Friday.

Sardar Azmoun put Team Melli ahead with a bullet header in the first half, but Ahmed Yaseen hit back for Iraq on 56 minutes after Mehrdad Pooladi received a controversial red card.

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