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China U23 vs Iran U23 LIVE: Can Iran make it through?

China U23 vs Iran U23 LIVE: Can Iran make it through?

Let us see some predictions as well as the preview of professional experts about China U23 vs Iran U23 - the match in the 2020 AFC U23 Championship.

China U23 vs Iran U23 match information

Time: 18:15 (GMT+8) on January 15th

Venue: Tinsulanon Stadium, Songkhla

Competition: 2020 AFC U23 Championship

In general, the match between China U23 vs Iran U23 is only meaningful for representatives from West Asia. China U23 has certainly been eliminated, while Iran's chances are not high. They had to win with a high score and wait for Uzbekistan U23 to stumble in the final round.

China U23 was not appreciated before this tournament. As predicted, they started the campaign with a 0-1 loss to South Korea U23. After that, the players of coach Hao Wei continued to lost 0-2 against the defending champions Uzbekistan U23.

Chinese's opportunity to pass the group stage is non-existence for now, but it is not too surprising as they are considered the weakest team in the 'Group of death'. Perhaps the young strikers of the China U23 are still very eager to get the first goal before heading home.

On the other hand, Iran U23 was highly appreciated before the tournament started. Coach Hamid Estili's team had a very overwhelming match against Uzbekistan U23 on the first matchday, however, the poorness of the Iranian strikers made them pay with the equalizer of the opponent to fix the score 1-1.

In the following match, Iran U23 was overwhelmed by the aggressive playstyle of the South Korea U23 and lost 1-2 at the end. To remain hopeful, Iran U23 must win this match at all costs, while wishing Uzbekistan U23 lost to South Korea U23 at the same time.

China U23 vs Iran U23 possible lineups:

China U23: Jinming; Yang Shuai, Wen Jiabao, Boyang, Minwen; Liu Yue, Cong Zhen, Lingfeng, Huaze; Xie Weijun, Wang Jinze.

Iran U23: Habib Far Abbasi; Mojtaba Najarian, Mohammadmehdi Mehdikhani, Allahyar Sayyadmanesh, Reza Shekari, Mehdi Ghaedi, Reza Dehghani, Mohammad Mohebbi, Matin Karimzadeh, Omid Noorafkan, Aref Aghasi.

China U23 vs Iran U23 score prediction: 1-2