AFC U23 Championship
It is a laughable line, China being the better team and all. Maybe China will not play Shanghai clown defenders this time.
Iran national hero Qassem Soleimani was killed in an airstrike, so against Uzbekistan shortly after this the boys were in a nationalistic fervour. Nothing of this good performance was left against a mediocre South Korea team who deservedly beat Iran even if the scoreline was tight.
Iran created barely any chances against Indonesia and couldn't beat them on two tries. Now they would have to beat China by a margin, most likely even that would be in vain because Uzbeks are very likely to get a result against South Korea.