Vietnamese and Iranian fans cheer outside the Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi, ahead of the game. Photo by VnExpress/Van Loc
Vietnamese and Iranian flags are paraded outside the stadium. Photo by VnExpress/Van Loc
The game will start at 6 p.m. (Hanoi time) at the Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Outside the stadium before the game.
Speaking at a press conference one day before the match, Vietnam’s coach Park Hang-seo said Vietnam will try to make the most of their opportunities against the stronger opponent.
On the Iranian side, coach Carlos Queiroz said they were impressed with Vietnam’s first match, when they lost 2-3 to Iraq in the last minute, and they will be careful.
Iran enter the match already scoring three points from a 5-0 win over Yemen.
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