Argentina vs. Iran: Simulating Group F World Cup Match Using FIFA 14 on Xbox One

Nick AkermanFeatured ColumnistJune 21, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 15:  Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Maracana on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
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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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