SALVADOR, Jun. 25, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : Bosnia and Herzegovina defeated Iran by a score of 3-1 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Wednesday afternoon at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador.
Bosnia and Herzegovina dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by forward Edin Džeko in the 23rd minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Bosnians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Pjanić '59 and Vršajević '83).Both teams are eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Group F
Bosnia and Herzegovina at the World Cup
- First appearance
- 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
Iran at the World Cup
- 4 appearances (first in 1978)
- 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)
- 25 June 2014
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