Canada will play three games over the next 10 days, headlined by a showdown against the United States on Jan. 30.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Mehdi Taremi scored from close range Thursday to lead Iran's national soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Iraq and seal the Islamic Republic's third straight World Cup berth. Taremi, the FC Porto striker, scored the only goal of the game in the 48th minute in the second half. He scored from inside the penalty box on a pass from midfield Ali Reza Jahanbakhsh. Iran's win came in Group A of the Asia region. The win at Tehran Azadi stadium was Iran's earliest jump into the qualifie
The Japan international has made 18 appearances this season for Jurgen Klopp’s side.