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‘Miracle double’ in second-half stoppage time…Jordan beat Iraq to reach quarterfinals

Jordan scored two late goals to pull off a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Iraq in the Asian Cup Round of 16.

Jordan won the round of 16 match against Iraq 3-2 on Monday at the Khalifa International Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar. 안전카지노사이트 It was the most entertaining “Pele score” in soccer.

Jordan took the lead in first-half stoppage time, but conceded two late goals to fall behind 1-2. Regular time ran out. Jordan refused to give up. Five minutes into the second half, Yazan Al Arab (28) took advantage of a scramble in the penalty box to equalize. Two minutes later, Nizar Alashidan (25) scored a picturesque mid-range goal to seal the win.

Jordan’s victory was also a matter of numerical superiority. Iraq’s Ayman Hussein, 28, scored the winner in the 31st minute of the second half at 1-1 before being cautioned for an overly long celebration. Hussein, who had already received a card in the first half, was sent off for accumulating cautions. He was sent off for his celebration.

Jordan’s FIFA ranking is 87th. They are 24 places below Iraq (63rd), who also advanced to the round of 16 with three wins from three matches, including a win over Japan (17th) in Group D of the tournament. Jordan punched an extra ticket by finishing third in Group E (1 win, 1 draw, 1 loss). However, Jordan proved that ‘the ball is round’. Jordan’s quarterfinal opponent is Tajikistan (ranked 106). Tajikistan defeated United Arab Emirates (64th), coached by Paulo Bento (55), in a penalty shootout to reach the quarterfinals. Tajikistan is also the tournament’s biggest surprise.


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