Iran Off To A Winning Start, Beat Morocco 1-0


Iran beat Morocco


Iran beat Morocco by 1-0. Also they register their 1st World Cup match victory since 1998. The winning goal was a gift by Morocco at stoppage time. Morocco substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz put in an unstoppable header in the near post in his attempt to clear the ball. Iran got a prized gift in form of the winning goal after their opponents had settled for a draw. Both teams will be contemplating how they got into the position they were. Morocco will be wondering how they were at the receiving end of the result while Iran will deem themselves lucky after they were second best in majority of the match.

Previously they met each other only once which match ended in draw. This the match after 2 decade Morocco played which was hosted by France. They entered the tournament under the instruction of Herve Renard. They will aim for a turnaround in their 6th appearance. This is the 5th time that Iran will play at a World Cup. They faced a 1st round exit in their first World Cup in 1978. They had appeared in 1998, 2006 and 2014 editions was their last 3 editions.

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