Iran is awaiting Azerbaijan

The highlight of Saturday’s Training was the addition of both Hamburg right-winger Mehdi Mahdavikia and Hannover 96 new striker, Vahid Hashemian. With these two new additions to the camp, only Messina’s Rahman Rezaei is missing. Rezaei who according to the last report is lightly injured and will miss last game in Serie A on Sunday. Rahman Reaei is supposed to join the camp early this week.

Iran’s predicted lineup against Azerbaijan is a 4-4-2 formation were the only change from the Japan game is Zaare playing instead of Rezaei. It’s expected Zaare to play instead of Nosrati as left back and Nosrati play instead of Rezaei in central defence.


Mirzapour, – Zareh, Nosrati GolMohammadi, Kaabi, – Zandi, Nekounam, Karimi, Mahdavikia, -Hashemian and Daei