Half-Time Report: Bosnia-Herzegovina leading Iran

Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko celebrates after scoring the first goal against Iran during their World Cup Group F match on June 25, 2014
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Bosnia-Herzegovina lead Iran 1-0 at half time in the World Cup encounter between the teams.

Bosnia-Herzegovina have a 1-0 half-time lead over Iran in this evening's World Cup encounter between the teams.

Iran started the contest positively, but it was Bosnia who took the lead on 23 minutes when Edin Dzeko found the bottom corner with a powerful drive from 25 yards.

The Iranians came close to an instant response as Masoud Shojaei's effort hit the crossbar, while Ashkan Dejagah saw his free kick smash against the wall.

Despite Carlos Queiroz's side dominating for the remainder of the half, they were unable to breach the solid Bosnian defence.

: Iran players pose for a team photo before the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Iran at Estadio Mineirao on June 21, 2014
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