Lionel Messi and Argentina got their World Cup off to a hard-fought win over Bosnia-Herzegovina. Their next opponents, Iran, surprised many onlookers with a battling draw against Nigeria.
Although neither team excelled in the latter match, the result certainly gave Iranian supporters hope.
The Asian side have plenty to fear heading into a fixture with one of the World Cup favourites. Argentina underwhelmed during the opening match, but their attacking talent ensures they are always in with a shot of excelling.
Messi has already taken the pressure off himself with a goal, meaning he and his team-mates can head into this challenge in relaxed fashion. We fired the clash up in a FIFA 14 sim to distract your attention until the real kick-off.
Argentina vs. Iran: FIFA 14 Highlights
Once again, another intriguing sim to whet the appetite. Iran held their own throughout the match, with Messi's smart header the only goal to separate the teams. Can Iran hold their own in the proper match?
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