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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”Iran are the Asia’s best team”: Russia’s head coach Stanislav Cherchesov

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Russia national football coach Stanislav Cherchesov praised Team Melli ahead of the Tuesday’s friendly with the Asian powerhouses. Russia will face in Kazan Stadium. The hosts of next year’s World Cup were relieved to enjoy a confidence-boosting win in their first international test against South Korea since they were knocked out of the Confederations

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Iran build towards World Cup with Togo triumph (Video Highlight)

(IranSportsPress – Fox Asia) – Iran’s preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup got underway in fine fashion on Thursday as they claimed a 2-0 friendly win over Togo at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran. Following a goalless first half, Karim Ansarifard broke the deadlock in the 51st minute when he made no mistake in finishing

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Iran look to edge closer, duo aim to bounce back

(IranSportsPress.com-FIFA)- Tuesday’s match day 7 in Asia could see Carlos Queiroz’s take another major step towards Russia 2018 by strengthening their position at the Group A summit. Group B joints leaders Saudi Arabia and Japan will, meanwhile, hope to continue their winning form against Iraq and Thailand respectively as they aim to consolidate their places

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China preparing for match against Iran: Marcello Lippi

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- China’s newly appointed national football team coach Marcello Lippi says that they are preparing to face Iran in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification. Group A struggler China pulled off a major upset by seeing off Korea Republic at home. With the spirited win, its first in this third round,  the team moved out of

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Team-Melli central defender, Jalal Hosseini selected in France Football XI team

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)- Iranian international defender Jalal Hosseini has been selected among the ‘France Football XI’ team in the 2018 World qualifications. Hosseini opened Uzbekistan’s goal with a header in Tashkent last week in Group A of the 2018 World Cup qualifier. “I am very happy to be part of the 11 players who have been selected

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Russia 2018 Asian Qualifires third round: IRAN 1-0 KOREA REPUBLIC(HD VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com |  AFC)- Sardar Azmoun scored the only of the game as Islamic Republic of Iran maintained their unbeaten start to their campaign to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia with a 1-0 win over Korea Republic on Tuesday evening The 21-year-old Rostov forward netted in the 25th minute as Carlos Queiroz’s

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Russia 2018 Asian Qualifiers 3rd round: IRAN vs KOREA REPUBLIC PREVIEW

(IranSportsPress.com | AFC)- Group A leaders Islamic Republic of Iran entertain second-placed Korea Republic at the Azadi Stadium on Tuesday evening in a high-octane clash as both teams seek to solidify their hopes of securing a place at the finals of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. Iran coach Carlos Queiroz keen to see crunch match against

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Iranian fans may be well-behaved at Tuesday’s football match

(IranSportsPress.com | Donga)- Its location at the highlands of 2,000-meter altitude causes athletes to consume a lot of physical energy, while loud cheers coming from tens of thousands of Iranian fans make them feel threatened. In fact, the Korean team has never won the Iranian one in its visiting matches against Iranian team with the

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