Xinhua — Iran’s international midfielder Ashkan Dejagah said that they will have a difficult match against Oman as the latter will play with lots of motivation, according to Tasnim news agency.
Iran will meet Oman at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the UAE, on Sunday evening in Round of 16 of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
“I think it’s going to be a tough game. Going forward every team we face is going to be highly motivated. We’ve played Oman a couple of times before, they have a good team,” Dejagah said.
“We should only focus on our game, we should be able to put pressure on them from the first minute, so that we can achieve victory,” he added.