Japan surprised Iran 3-0 in the Asian Cup semi-finals to get close to their fifth title.
Yuya Osako gave Japan 1-0 lead after half-time when the Iranian defense
Genki Haraguchi then scored one more
It was the last match for Iran’s long-serving coach Carlos Queiroz,had to see his team lose in last match
For Japan Osako’s spot-kick gave Japan a 2-0 lead with 23 minutes to play.
(Osako 56, 67-pen, Haraguchi 90+1)