CHINA are hoping to progress further than the quarter finals after their disappointing exit four years ago.
The Dragons – who reached the quarter-final in 2015 – are considered to be amongst the main contenders to win the trophy this time around.
Meanwhile, Iran have been in great form this tournament having won 3 out of 4 games including a 5-0 win over Yemen.
What TV channel is China vs Iran on and can I live stream it?
Sadly, this football match will not be shown in the UK.
The game can be streamed in other countries like India through streaming services like Hotstar. Streaming is also accessible on bet365.
Meanwhile, Fox Sports will be showing parts of the tournament.
What time does China vs Iran kick off?
This Asian Cup match will take place on Thursday, January 24.
It will kick-off at 4pm.
This game will be played at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium.
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What is the team news?
How will the 7th #AsianCup clash between IR Iran and China PR go? Here are the 22 players who will take to the pitch today! pic.twitter.com/i1VREZS47H
— #AsianCup2019 (@afcasiancup) January 24, 2019