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(Video) Controversial Red Card For Pouladi In Thrilling Iran 3-3 Iraq Asian Cup Quarter-Final

Tempers boiled over in Australia.

There was already much more being talked about than football going into the Asian Cup quarter-final clash between fierce rivals Iran and Iraq.

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Therefore it was unsurprising when a red card was issued during the match – although whether Mehrdad Pouladi actually deserved this was debatable.

Pouladi was pushed by goalkeeper Jalal Hassan and went to the ground theatrically, only for the referee to decide it was a dive and award the Iranian a second yellow card.

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