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Bosnians bid farewell by eliminating Iran

Bosnia and Herzegovina marked the final match of their first-ever FIFA World Cup appearance with an impressive 3-1 victory over Iran, who notched their only goal of the tournament but were eliminated from Group F.

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"We dominated the game and deserved to win. Although I know that Iran wanted to progress, the victory was important for us. We can now go home with our heads held high," Safet Susic, Bosnia and Herzegovina coach.

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15:11

OBRIGADO:
Thank you for following along with the action at the Arena Fonte Nova. Bosnia and Herzegovina have beaten Iran 3-1 and will depart Brazil with three points, while Team Melli leave with one goal scored during their time in Group F. Argentina and Nigeria will represent the group in the Round of 16, even with La Albiceleste beating the Super Eagles 3-2 in Porto Alegre. We'll have plenty of reaction from these two games, along with the build-up to the finale in Group E in our daily tournament blog, so please head there as we continue to bring you the latest from Brazil 2014.

15:06

GROUP F FINAL STANDINGS
Nigeria will play the top team from Group E in Brasilia on Monday 30 June, while Argentina will play the second team from Group E in Sao Paulo on Tuesday.

Standings - Group F

TeamsPts MP W D L GF GA
ArgentinaARG
9330063
NigeriaNGA
4311133
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBIH
3310244
IranIRN
1301214
14:56
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBIH
Iran
IranIRN

Statistics

Ball possession

62%
38%
20Fouls Committed17
8Attempts On Target5
13Shots7
3Total Goals scored1
0Penalties scored0
14:56

Goal Counter

126Goals so far
VRŠAJEVIĆ
BIH3-1IRN
Latest Scorer
BIH
VRŠAJEVIĆ
14:54

FULL-TIME: That's it from Salvador, where the Arena Fonte Nova has seen another four goals, brining the stadiums total to 21 strikes from four games. The result sends Bosnia and Herzegovina home from their first World Cup adventure with a win, while Iran leave Brazil at least having scored a goal. Nigeria, despite their 3-2 loss to Argentina will join La Albiceleste in the Round of 16 from Group F.

14:53
DŽEKO
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBIH
Forward

has been elected Man of the Match

84MINUTES PLAYED23TOTAL PASSES1GOALS FOR4SHOTS
14:51
The final whistle sounds.
14:50
90'+REZA (Iran) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on VRANJEŠ (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
14:49
90'+KARIM (Iran) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on VRANJEŠ (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
14:49

A minimum of three additional minutes of stoppage time will be added to the second half.

Man of the Match

has been elected Budweiser MAN OF THE MATCH!

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Line-ups

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBIH
Iran
IranIRN
(GK)
(GK)
63'
(C)Misses next match if booked
(C)Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked 46' HT
Misses next match if booked
84'
79'
68'
61'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
46' HT
61'
63'
68'
Misses next match if booked
84'
79'
CoachCoach
Safet SUSIC (BIH)Carlos QUEIROZ (POR)

Match Facts

Salvador

When the Portuguese crown first decided to carry out the endeavour of colonising Brazil, the first urban area to be settled in was Salvador, which was established on 29 March 1549.

Arena Fonte Nova

  • Stadium nameArena Fonte Nova
  • CitySalvador
  • Year constructed1951
  • Overall capacity51900

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 25° CTemperature
  • 10 m/sWind
  • 76 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Carlos VELASCO CARBALLO
    Spain
    SpainESP
  • Assistant Referee 1: Roberto ALONSO FERNANDEZ (ESP)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Juan YUSTE (ESP)
  • Fourth official: Enrique OSSES (CHI)

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