• This will be the sixth ever meeting between these sides.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina have never beaten Iran (D1 L4).
  • Iran have scored 16 goals across their five previous matches against Bosnia and Herzegovina; an average of 3.2 per game.
  • This will be the first time these sides have faced off in a FIFA World Cup.
  • Iran last faced Bosnia and Herzegovina in August 2009; they won the game 3-2.
  • Iran have never won against European opposition at World Cup (D1 L4).
  • Iran have won only one of their 11 games at the World Cup (D3 L7). Indeed, Iran have gone six World Cup matches without a win, losing four and drawing two.
  • 11 of the last 12 goals Iran have conceded at the World Cup have come in the second half.
  • Bosnia have kept one clean sheet in their last six internationals.
  • Edin Dzeko has attempted nine shots in the tournament so far, eight of which came against Nigeria.