World Cup host Russia draws 1-1 with Iran in friendly ( VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com- USA Today)-  Russia salvaged a 1-1 draw in the 2018 World Cup host’s friendly against Iran on Tuesday. The game was played at a pedestrian pace before Sardar Azmoun’s 57th-minute opening goal for Iran, scored on a quick counterattack off a pass by Mehdi Taremi. In response, the Russians took more risks and were

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FIFA ban Saeid Ezatolahi for Iran’s World Cup opener

(IranSportsPress.com-espnfc.com)-FIFA has banned Iran midfielder Saeid Ezatolahi from his team’s first game at the World Cup. FIFA says its disciplinary panel imposed a two-game suspension on the 21-year-old Ezatolahi for his red card against South Korea in a qualifying match in Seoul on Aug. 31. Ezatolahi brought his boot down on the head of South

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Carlos Queiroz invites 27 men squad for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz invites 27 men squad for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia. Team-Melli will face Togo in Azadi Stadium on October 5th and Russia in Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia on October 10th. Charleroi surprising striker, Kaveh Rezaei is included in the new list of Portuguese head coach after more than a

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Iranian fans love Team-Melli: Carlos Queiroz

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz praised Iranian fans for their support for the team. This month’s 2-0 win over Uzbekistan made Iran the first Asian team to qualify for Russia, clinching top spot in Group A with two games to spare – and without a single goal conceded in 720 minutes of football.

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Iran’s World Cup slogan revealed: “80 million people, one nation, one heartbeat,”

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran football team, also known as Team Melli, will participate at the 2018 World Cup with “80 million people, one nation, one heartbeat,” slogan. Unbeaten in eight qualifying games, Iran have been in dominant form in Group A, having yet to concede a goal on the Road to Russia. Iran national football team advanced

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Carlos Queiroz: Marcello Lippi is good for Asian football

(IranSportsPress.com-scmp.com)- China will play Iran on Tuesday and will be brimming with confidence following their hard-fought win over South Korea on Thursday. Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in Tehran is not just between Iran and China but is a meeting between two of the highest-profile coaches ever to work in Asian football. Carlos Queiroz is

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RUSSIA 2018 ASIAN QUALIFIERS: QATAR V IRAN PREVIEW

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran will look to at least maintain their one-point lead over Korea Republic when they travel to Doha to take on Qatar on Thursday. Carlos Queiroz’s side are the only unbeaten team in Group A but, after Sardor Azmoun’s goal secured a 1-0 victory over the Taeguk Warriors on Matchday Four, Iran saw their

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