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Tajikistan vs Jordan LIVE MATCH

Tajikistan and Jordan meet at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Friday (February 2) in the 2023 AFC Asian Cup quarterfinal.

Making their first appearance in the competition, Tajikistan continued their dream run continued, ousting Asian heavyweights UAE on penalties in the last-16.

The two sides played out a 1-1 draw in normal time,. Vahdat Hanonov’s 30th-minute opener for the Persian Lions was cancelled out by Khalifa Al Hammadi five minutes into the stoppage-time.

In the shootout, Caio Canedo missed his attempt for the Sons of Zayed while Tajikistan dispatched all five of theirs to reach the last-8.

Meanwhile. having managed scrapped through to the knockouts on goal difference, Jordan, who finished third in Group E after collecting four points in three games, ousted Iraq in the first elimination round.

Yazan Al-Naimat put the Chivalrous Ones 1-0 up just before the break, but the Lions of Mesopotamia turned the game on its head with a comeback in the second half.

On the brink of elimination, Jordan fired in two goals deep in stoppage time, through Yazan Al-Arab in the 95th minute and Nizar Al-Rashdan two minutes later. With the last-gasp win, the Middle Eastern side reached the last-8 of the tournament for the first time since 2011.

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