Two last-minute goals in the Asian Cup: Jordan shocks Iran in stoppage time

As of: January 29, 2024 4:21 p.m

Thanks to a spectacular comeback, Jordan’s national football team has reached the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup for the third time.

Jordan prevailed against Iraq on Monday (January 29th, 2024) in an up-and-down game 3-2 (1-0). Until stoppage time, the winning team was behind 1-2. Jordan celebrated twice in the final minutes thanks to goals from Yazan Al-Arab (90+5) and Nizar Al-Rashdan (90+7).

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I imitated a goal celebration – and was thrown off the pitch

Previously, Iraq had also come back around the Braunschweig professional Youssef Amyn, Saad Natiq (68th) and Ayman Hussein (76th) turned around the half-time deficit caused by Yazan Al-Naimat (45th + 1).

However, Hussein helped the Jordanians stay in the game: after his goal, he imitated the opponent’s goal celebration from the first half, saw his second yellow card for unsportsmanlike conduct and was thrown off the pitch (77th).