On the evening of March 22, in the second round of the group stage for the 2015 Asian Cup, China win against Iraq by scoring a goal in the 93rd minute making a final 1:0 victory. After this battle, China will have more hope to survive the group stage. This is also the first time China beats Iraq on the formal football competitions for the last 9 years.
At the same time, this match was also broadcasted live by the central television of China and reported by the joint news broadcasting program held by CCTV before the start of the game. The last time the China National Football Team showed up in this national news program was 3 years ago (1,135 days) reflecting a really bad performance of the team for a long time.