Iraq vs Yemen: Gulf Cup Live Stream, Form Guide, Head to Head, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

Iraq and Yemen will be locking horns at Basra International Stadium on Thursday in the matchday three of the 2023 Gulf Cup.

Iraq National Team in training, Credit: Twitter/@IRAQFA
By annirudh bhalla | Jan 11, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Iraq will be coming up against Yemen in the round three in the group A of the Gulf Cup 2023. Both the teams have endured very contrasting couple of matchdays so far and occupy the two extreme ends of the group. Iraq sit at the top of group A with four points from two games. Yemen, on the other hand, are at the bottom, having lost both their games so far and yet to open their points bag. It promises to be a thrilling and exciting game.

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Match Details

Iraq vs YemenKey Details
Date12 January, 2023
VenueBasra International Stadium
Kickoff time India8:30 pm IST
Kickoff time Iraq6:00 pm AST
Kickoff time Yemen6:00 pm AST

Iraq will be disappointed with their form in recent matches. In their last six games, they have managed just a single victory to go with four draws and a defeat. Thankfully for them, the solitary victory came in their last match against Saudi Arabia which has give them a strong platform in group A. Qualification is all but confirmed for Iraq but they will have to wary of complacency which can undo all the hard work they have put in till now.

Yemen have been involved in a disastrous and horrific run of results lately. They have earned just a single draw in their last six outings accompanied by five defeats. Coming into the 2023 Gulf Cup, several experts had doubts around Yemen’s potency and their form and so far they all have been proven right. Now, heading into the last matchday, Yemen know that they are already out of the qualification race and hence will be looking to restore some pride.

Possible Lineups

For Iraq, despite being on the top of the group, even a draw might not ensure qualification. In such a scenario, it is a given that Iraq will go ahead with their strongest XI. As for Yemen, this fixture holds little meaning now so they will be looking towards some rotations.

Form Guide


Saudi Arabia0-2 (W)
Mexico4-0 (L)


Oman3-2 (L)
Saudi Arabia0-2 (L)
Mongolia0-2 (L)
Palestine0-5 (L)

Head to Head

Last 5 MatchesResult
Yemen drew with Iraq0-0
Yemen lost to Iraq0-3
Iraq beat Yemen3-0
Iraq beat Yemen2-0
Yemen drew with Iraq0-0

Iraq vs Yemen Live Schedule and Fixture

The Gulf Cup fixture between Iraq and Yemen will take place at Basra International Stadium on Thursday at 8:30 pm IST.

Where to watch Iraq vs Yemen?

Unfortunately, there is no reliable information available for the live stream details about the match between Iraq and Yemen. We will update the readers as and when any information becomes available.

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