This will be the sixth ever meeting between these sides.
Bosnia and Herzegovina have never beaten Iran (D1 L4).
Iran have scored 16 goals across their five previous matches against Bosnia and Herzegovina; an average of 3.2 per game.
This will be the first time these sides have faced off in a FIFA World Cup.
Iran last faced Bosnia and Herzegovina in August 2009; they won the game 3-2.
Iran have never won against European opposition at World Cup (D1 L4).
Iran have won only one of their 11 games at the World Cup (D3 L7). Indeed, Iran have gone six World Cup matches without a win, losing four and drawing two.
11 of the last 12 goals Iran have conceded at the World Cup have come in the second half.
Bosnia have kept one clean sheet in their last six internationals.
Edin Dzeko has attempted nine shots in the tournament so far, eight of which came against Nigeria.