"I hope my team don't get too self-satisfied with this," Lippi said. "I hope they can have even better achievements. We know that Iran is going to be very difficult and we don't have much time to prepare but we will try our best as always."
Lippi and China face toughest test yet in Iran →
"Whether we won or lost today, the chances of qualification don't look high," Lippi said. "But we got three points against a team second in the group and we will keep trying our best."
Lippi leads China over SKorea 1-0 in World Cup qualifier →