TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran U-23 football team lost to Iraq U-23 team 3-1 in a friendly match held at the Al-Shaab International Stadium in Baghdad Friday night.
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Ahmad Shariatzadeh scored Iran's only goal in the match.
Iran had defeated Iraq on Tuesday 1-0.
Iran prepares for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup, to be held in Uzbekistan from June 1 to 19.
Host Uzbekistan, the 2018 champion, will have Iran, Qatar and newcomer Turkmenistan to contend with in Group A.