Where: The Mineirao stadium, Belo Horizonte
When: Saturday June 21, 1300 local (1600 GMT/1200 ET)
Referee: Milorad Mazic (Serbia)
Iran: 12-Alireza Haghighi; 15-Pejman Montazeri; 4-Jalal Hosseini; 5-Amir Sadeghi; 23-Mehrdad Pooladi; 3-Ehsan Hajsafi; 6-Javad Nekounam; 14-Andranik Teymourian; 21-Ashkan Dejagah; 16-Reza Ghoochannejhad; 2-Khosro Heydari.
* The pair’s only past meeting, a draw in 1977, came during a four-team friendly tournament to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of Real Madrid.
* Exactly 16 years before Saturday’s match on 21 June, 1998, Iran achieved their first World Cup victory by beating the United States 2-1 in France.
Previous meetings: The teams have played once, drawing.
Last meeting: March 22, 1977, Madrid, Spain (friendly) – Iran 1 Argentina 1 (Compiled by Andrew Cawthorne, Editing by Nigel Hunt)