Iran vs Spain : Hierro picks Carvajal

21 June, 2018, 10:06 | Author: Rafael Roberts
  • Queiroz

Iran did their utmost to frustrate the 2010 world champions in a clash of styles, but Diego Costa eventually opened the scoring with a scrappy 54th-minute victor that ended up the evening's only goal. It was Costa's ninth goal in his past nine global starts.

Queiroz said his players deserved huge credit for their battling performance after going down 1-0 to a freak Diego Costa goal and having a score of their own rubbed out after being reviewed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

Bilic argued that he had sympathy for Spain due to how Iran had set up defensively but former England striker Ian Wright and Keane seemed to disagree strongly with the former Hammers boss with Wright highlighting that Spain should have played better in the first-half while Keane threw his eyes to the heavens.

Spain are looking to claim their first 2018 FIFA World Cup victory as they face Iran, who pulled off a shock victory against Morocco in their opening Group B game - here are the confirmed line-ups of both sides.

After a match played out to a deafening blare from vuvuzela horns from a huge army of Iranian fans, Spain will feel relieved to have emerged with maximum points.

"What game were you watching?" said Costa when probed by a Spanish journalist.

Vote on U.S. ‘laws to keep families together’ set for Thursday
ORR has 100 sites scattered across 17 states , which means children can be on the other side of the country from their parents. The official did not know what prompted Trump to change course. "Parents shouldn't break the law with their children".

Spain is coming off the thrilling draw vs. Portugal and needs a win over Iran to leap into the position many expected it to hold in the group.

Spain to take on Iran.

Another chance went out the window as a late header from Mehdi Taremi went just over David De Gea's crossbar after Vahid Amiri had nutmegged Barcelona star Gerard Pique.

Sergio Busquets' drive from 20 yards was then parried by Beiranvand, who palmed the rebound away before Lucas Vazquez could pounce. The team also created a few excellent chances, including that missed header from Taremi in the 83rd minute.

It was not until the 25th minute that Spain had a shot on target, with Silva sending a free kick straight into the arms of keeper Ali Beiranvand.

"They were provoking us, we were on the grass all the time, you can't just say that because it's your national team".

Recommended:

  • Virat Kohli-led India to play West Indies in July 2019

    Virat Kohli-led India to play West Indies in July 2019

    The Test and ODI championships have been scheduled in a way that would allow teams to plan bilateral series outside them. All the sides will play eight series over a two-year cycle on a home and away basis against mutually agreed opponents.
    NGOs sensitise students on sickle cell

    NGOs sensitise students on sickle cell

    People assume that if you have sickle cell disease, it means the patients or their parents have offended a god or something. Still, there has been so little research on sickle cell disease that it is hard even to write evidence-based protocols.
    AMC Theatres unveils $20 monthly subscription to rival MoviePass

    AMC Theatres unveils $20 monthly subscription to rival MoviePass

    Beginning Tuesday, the theater chain is adding a new tier to its current AMC Stubs rewards program called AMC Stubs A-List. MoviePass says it has more than 3 million paid subscribers and projects a user base of 5 million subscribers by 2019.
  • New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern goes into hospital to give birth

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern goes into hospital to give birth

    The pregnant Prime Minister arrived at Auckland City Hospital accompanied by her partner Clarke Gayford on Thursday morning. The wait for the birth of Jacinda Ardern's first baby after she went into labour at Auckland Hospital today continues.
    Fatal Dreamworld ride lacked safety features

    Fatal Dreamworld ride lacked safety features

    Dreamworld suffered steep falls in visitor numbers following the fatal accident and the park's subsequent 45-day shutdown. He told the coroners court issues "gravely emotional" to the families of those killed would be explored at the inquest.
    Spain back on track after nervous win over Iran

    Spain back on track after nervous win over Iran

    It promises to be an interesting game as Iran and Spain meet for the first ever time . "That's the beauty of the World Cup ". Shortly after the restart an Isco corner was flicked on by Costa to Gerard Pique but his effort was cleared off the line.
  • FPJ's dream XI predictions for Poland and Senegal

    FPJ's dream XI predictions for Poland and Senegal

    Niang won a challenge with Lukasz Piszczek , burst down the left and found Mane who in turn slipped the ball to Gueye. With Poland the top seeds in Group G, theirs was always likely to be the most open section of the first round.
    Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

    Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

    Despite that, during the meeting on Capitol Hill, the President reportedly tried to leverage the policy to get his border wall. Melania Trump was so outraged and disturbed by Peter Fonda's comment that she contacted the Secret Service for protection.
    Nikki Haley Pummels UN Human Rights Council - Katie Pavlich

    Nikki Haley Pummels UN Human Rights Council - Katie Pavlich

    Under President Barack Obama the USA was elected for a maximum of two consecutive terms on the council by the UN General Assembly. Bush, the United States withdrew from the council's predecessor, the UN Human Rights Commission, citing similar issues.
  • Star Wars Story Movies Reportedly On Hold

    Star Wars Story Movies Reportedly On Hold

    One wonders how the film would have fared had Lucasfilm pushed Solo's release to December instead. Weiss - or something yet to be announced.
    Costa leads Spain past Iran

    Costa leads Spain past Iran

    Majid Hosseini , Mehdi Taremi and Saeid Ezatolahi were all included, while Sardar Azmoun kept his spot at the tip of the attack. As such, the omission of Marco Asensio for Lucas Vazquez , especially against inferior teams, makes very little sense.
    Cyberpunk 2077 won’t have any loading screens

    Cyberpunk 2077 won’t have any loading screens

    You know, we really are starting to wonder how much more hype Cyberpunk 2077 can stand... CD Projekt RED has said in the past that this will happen, well, "when it's ready".


Popular

WHO finally says transgenderism is not a mental illness
The ICD is used by medical practitioners around the world to diagnose conditions and by researchers to categorize conditions. Terry O'Sullivan, of Blennerville NS in Co Kerry, said there had been concerns about children's use of video games and apps.

France vs Australia results ends in 2 - 1 following controversial VAR decisions
The defender gave away a penalty for handling the ball during the match, and has now made fun of the situation. Australia is not a European team, but that doesn't mean they don't have quality.

Burger King apologises for ‘insulting’ World Cup pregnancy ad
Mikhail Degtyaryov told women they should make babies with visiting fans as their children would be proud when they grow up. The burger chain's Russian branch offered the women a lifetime supply of Whoppers and 3 million roubles ($64,000).

Trump's executive order only protects against family separation for 20 days
ORR has 100 sites scattered across 17 states , which means children can be on the other side of the country from their parents. However, Democrats and some Republicans have said Trump could end the policy himself.

Senegal coach's intense celebrations makes him 'meme of the World Cup'
The 2-1 victory over Colombia yesterday was another surprising result in an unpredictable tournament. This is not the first time Japanese soccer fans earned similar accolades .

Trump, U.S. lawmakers meet to discuss 'problematic' measure on China's ZTE
Cornyn told reporters that government procurement "is much more sensitive when it comes to national security". Any compromise measure must then be passed by both chambers and signed into law by Trump.

Key dates in LeBron James’ approaching free agency
If that's what you are looking for, then go back to Google or Bing or whatever the hell you were using. Ideally, the Cavs would know LeBron's plans before entering a critically important draft.

South Korea military exercises officially suspended
According to VOA , last year's Ulchi Freedom Guardian went on for 11 days in August and involved about 17,500 USA troops. North Korea's army said such a plan would be the "height of hostile acts" and its weapons were ready to fire.

Doctor suspended after caught on video taunting patient
In a statement , El Camino Hospital said it's taking the matter "very seriously" and has since apologized to Bardwell and his son. You have changed your story every (expletive) time. "Put and IV in him, give him a liter of fluid and we'll get him out of here".

Rescuers battle waves after Indonesia ferry sinks, 128 missing
Last week, a traditional wooden boat with about 40 people capsized in the island of Sulawesi, killing more than a dozen people. He said an estimated 80 passengers were on board, but he said officials were working to confirm that number.