Gulf heavy-weights Iraq play Yemen in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in Sharjah. Yemen and Iraq are paired alongside Iran and Vietnam in Group D of the competition.
Iraq produced one of the best showings of the first game-week when they rallied back twice to defeat Vietnam. The Lions of Mesopotamia fell behind early on, courtesy of an own goal by Ali Faez Atiyah. However, Mohanad Ali equalized just fifteen minutes later.
For the first time ever, twenty-four nations will compete in the pan-Asian competition instead of the usual sixteen. As such two additional groups have been added and the two best teams from each group and the four best third-placed teams will progress in the tournament.
Yemen’s Key players – Abdulwasea Al-Matari, Ahmed Al-Sarori.
Iran’s Key players – Mohammed Gassid, Hussein Ali.
When and where will the Yemen Vs Iraq, AFC Asian Cup 2019 take place?
Yemen vs Iraq, AFC Asian Cup 2019 Group D match will start at 07:00 PM IST on January 12 at the Al Sharjah Stadium in Sharjah.
Which channel will telecast Yemen Vs Iraq, AFC Asian Cup 2019 match?
Yemen vs Iraq, AFC Asian Cup 2019 match will be broadcasted on Star Sports.
How to Watch the live streaming of the Yemen Vs Iraq, AFC Asian Cup 2019 online?
The live online streaming of Yemen Vs Iraq, AFC Asian Cup 2019 will be available in Yemen on Hotstar web with the subscription, while the game can be streamed for free on mobile app of Hotstar.
YEM vs IRQ predicted playing XI:
Yemen: Abash (GK); Omar, Boqshan, Ammar Hamsan, Mahdi; Khyat, Sarori, Sasi, Abdulrab, Hagri, Matari.
Iraq: Jalal Hassan, Frans Dhia Putro, Ahmad Ibrahim, Ali Faez, Ali Adnan, Safaa Hadi, Osama Rashid, Ahmed Yasin, Bashar Resan, Hussein Ali, Mohanad Ali