Iran News and Features
Carlos Queiróz After seeing his side beaten 3-0 by Japan in Monday's Asian Cup semi-final, Iran coach Carlos Queiroz announced his departure.
Yuya Osako Japan are into the 2019 Asian Cup final thanks to a 3-0 win over Iran, though there was more than a hint of controversy about their victory.
Sardar Azmoun Iran and Japan welcome key players back from suspension as they prepare to face off in the Asian Cup semi-final on Monday.
Marcello Lippi China's Asian Cup quarter-final defeat to Iran brought an end to Marcello Lippi's tenure in charge.
Sardar Azmoun Sardar Azmoun scored one and set up another in the first half as Iran saw off China to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup.
Marcello Lippi Iran have the chance for quarter-final redemption when they face China in the 2019 Asian Cup last eight.
Ashkan Dejagah Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Ashkan Dejagah were decisive as Iran eased into the last eight of the Asian Cup, beating Oman 2-0.
Ahmed Al Mahaijri plans to keep making history as Oman prepare for their first Asian Cup knockout game against Iran on Sunday.
Ali Faez Atiyah suffered an injury as his Iraq side topped Group D following a 0-0 draw against Iran at Al Maktoum Stadium on Wednesday.
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