Tunisia was left with the victory against Iraq with a resounding 3-0, in a match that was played at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium for date 2 of group E of the FIFA – Sub 20 World Cup – Argentina 2023 tournament. The goals for the visitor They were made by Youssef Snana (9′ 2T), Chaim El Djebali (11′ 2T) and Mahmoud Ghorbel (40′ 2T, penalty).
At 47 minutes into the second half, midfielder Youssef Amyn had a chance to open the scoring, but his shot bounced off the post.
Despite Iraq having the advantage in shots (26 to 6), it was not enough and they were defeated by Tunisia. Of the total number of shots, 18 were targeted, 1 was deflected off the post and 7 ended up wide.
The best man of the match was Edris Arfaoui. The Tunisian goalkeeper excelled by saving 11 shots.
Raed Bouchniba was also key. The Tunisian defender had a good level by clearing 4 dangerous balls.
Iraq midfielder Ali Jassim humiliated his brand by throwing a stupendous spout at him 88 minutes into the second stage.
The match was cut short due to the number of fouls committed by both teams. There were several cautioned: Ghaith Ouahabi, Hayder Abdulkareem, Abdulqader Ayoub and Adam Rasheed. He was sent off for a straight red, Rayan Nasraoui in the 73rd minute of the second half.
Iraq coach Emad Mohammed proposed a 4-5-1 formation with Hussein Hassan in goal; Kadhim Raad, Adam Rasheed, Roman Doulashi and Sajjad Mahdi on the defensive line; Hayder Abdulkareem, Alexander Aoraha, Ali Jassim, Ali Sadeq and Youssef Amyn in the middle; and Abdulqader Ayoub in attack.
For its part, Montasser Louhichi’s team took to the field with a 4-5-1 scheme with Edris Arfaoui under the three sticks; Raed Bouchniba, Ghaith Ouahabi, Ali Saoudi and Karim El Abed in defense; Samy Chouchane, Mohamed Dhaoui, Mohamed Wael Derbali, Chaim El Djebali and Béchir Yacoub in midfield; and Youssef Snana up front.
Referee Jhon Ospina Londoño was in charge of supervising the game at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium.
On the following date, Iraq will face England at home, while Tunisia will play Uruguay at home.
© 2023 DataFactory
I am Pierce Boyd, a driven and ambitious professional working in the news industry. I have been writing for 24 Hours Worlds for over five years, specializing in sports section coverage. During my tenure at the publication, I have built an impressive portfolio of articles that has earned me a reputation as an experienced journalist and content creator.