New boss Afshin Ghotbi maintained his Iran team's 100% record at the 2011 Asian Cup with a 1-0 defeat of North Korea. This makes Ghotbi's team the first to progress to the knock out stages. They have secured the group top spot with one game still remaining.
The goal that put them through:
Japan are also looking good for progression, where a draw against the already eliminated Saudi Arabia will be enough to see them through.
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