Fortunate Diego Costa goal sees Spain overcome Iran’s stubborn resistance

(IranSportsPress – Telegraph) – The scoreline will record that Spain beat Iran 1-0, to ease their way towards qualification for the last 16. But rarely can a victory have been as hard won. Never mind the kitchen sink, Spain’s players must have felt as if the entire contents of the local porcelain factory had been hurled

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VAR disallows Iran’s goal vs. Spain and Twitter is livid over the referee’s decision

(IranSportsPress – CBS Sports) – Instant replay does a lot of good. It allows officials to go back and make the right call in a questionable situation, and it can also keep matches fair. VAR in the FIFA World Cup has been largely unobtrusive to this point, but that ended during Spain’s 1-0 win over Iran. On the seventh

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Iran Draws with Spain, Morocco and Azerbaijan at FIFA Futsal World Cup

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- Iran has been drawn in a tough-looking Group F alongside two-time world champion Spain, African champion Morocco, and tournament debutante Azerbaijan in the FIFA Futsal World Cup. There will be six groups of four teams with the top two in each section plus the four best third-placed teams will advance to the knockout phase.

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