FIFA 2018 World Cup, Group B Match Iran vs Spain ends 0-1 in favor of La Roja.
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Spain’s first real chance came in the 30th minute when David Silva‘s half-bicycle volley went over Iran’s goal post. Silva had another go at goal in the late minutes of first half, but his shot was blocked by the out-stretched leg of Pouraliganji.
Iran’s goal keeper, Beiranvand was forced to make two saves in a row in the early minutes of the the 2nd Half after the Iranians failed to clear their lines.
The deadlock was broken at the 54th minute after the ball ricochet off Diego Costa and found its way into Iran’s goal.
Moments later, Iran thought they had equalized but their celebrations were short lived after the goal was ruled off as offside.
Iran would have equalized in the 81st minute but Mehdi was unable to score the header from close range.
0-1 it ended in favor of Spain.
Spain will play against Morocco in their third game of Group B in the FIFA 2018 World Cup on the 25th of June, 2018.