Today, the contests of the quarter-finals of the AFC Asian Cup 2023 will be concluded.
The games will kick off at 1:30 pm (Cairo time) as Iran will face Japan, and it will be followed by the Qatar-Uzbekistan game at 5 pm (Cairo time).
Iran advanced to the quarter-finals after defeating Syria 5-3 by penalties, while Japan reached this round after thrashing Bahrain 3-1.
On the other hand, Qatar advanced to the round of the last 8 after beating Palestine 2-1, and Uzbekistan qualified for the quarter-finals after stunning Thailand 2-1.
Yesterday, Jordan managed to qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament for the first time in their history after Tajikistan's player hit his country's net by mistake, while South Korea made a Remontada during their game against Australia, who had the lead until 90+6, as the South Koreans hit the equalizer in the final seconds of the added time through penalty, then managed to score the goal of the victory in the extra time.