Iran outclass Riyad Mahrez and Algeria [Video Highlights]

(IranSportsPress – Fox Asia)  – Iran produced a fine display on Tuesday as they continued to build towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a 2-1 triumph over Algeria at the Merkur Arena in Graz. It took Team Melli just 11 minutes to open the scoring when Sardar Azmoun climbed majestically to meet a right-wing

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Iran is Asia’s best hope in 2018 FIFA World Cup

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran is the Asia’s best hope going to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Asia Times reported. In 2014, Iran was the best of a bad bunch and only lost to Argentina courtesy of a last-minute moment of magic from Lionel Messi. Now, Team Melli has not only qualified for successive World Cups for the

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Sometimes mouse can escape from cat: Carlos Queiroz

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz says there are times when mouse escapes from cat. Iran have been drawn in Group B along with Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Team Melli have never gotten past the group stage in four World Cups but the former Real Madrid says they will see what happens. Iran will

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Iran’s Tactics is “Reactive Football”: The Guardian

(IranSportsPress.com-The Guardian)- The main aspect of Carlos Queiroz’s tactics is “reactive football” with a deep-lying defense and quick counterattacks. Iran has been drawn along wit, Spain, Portugal and Morocco in Group B of the 2018 World Cup. Team Melli is playing in a second successive World Cup for the first time. Queiroz’s men were the first

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Iran match will be decisive, Morocco coach Renard Says

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Morocco coach Herve Renard says their first match against Iran national football team will be very crucial. Morocco has been drawn against Iran, Spain and Portugal in Group B of the 2018 World Cup. Renard set his sights on their opener against Iran as a potential difference-maker in his team’s campaign. “Our first match against

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It’s very deceptive Group: Portugal Coach Fernando Santos

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Portugal coach Fernando Santos says his team has a difficult task ahead since they have been drawn in a deceptive and treacherous group. Portugal, the current European champion, has been pitted against Spain, Iran and Morocco in Group B of the 2018 World Cup. “It’s a very deceptive and treacherous group. Portugal has to

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Spain Head Coach Julen Lopetegui: We have a hard match against Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Spain national football team’s coach Julen Lopetegui says they have been drawn in a hard group. Spain has been drawn with Iran, Portugal and Morocco in Group B of the 2018 World Cup. “As I’ve already said, we have a tough group. Portugal is champion of Euro and they have fantastic players and takes advantage

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Ali Daei invited to 2018 FIFA World Cup draw ceremony

(IranSportsPress.com-Financial Tribune)- Ali Daei, current football coach and a former football player, has been invited for the World Cup Final Draw ceremony at the Kremlin Palace on December 1. Daei is a former captain of Iran national football team with 109 international goals making him the world’s all-time leading goalscorer in men’s international matches. Currently, he

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Iran’s Faghani selected to referee at 2018 World Cup

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani was selected to officiate at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He is among the six Asian referees, who have been chosen to officiate at the 2018 World Cup. The 39-year-old referee officiated the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semi-final clash between Portugal and Chile along with his Iranian assistant

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