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Morocco vs Iran Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2018: Own goal gives Iran massive victory over Morocco

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Subhayan Chakraborty | Updated on: 15 Jun 2018, 11:48:14 PM
Morocco vs Iran Live Score, FIFA World Cup 2018

New Delhi:

On the Day 2 of FIFA World Cup 2018, Iran and Morocco lock horns to start their journey to glory. The first game between Uruguay and Egypt went till the last minutes after Gimenez scored a late header to give Uruguay a 1-0 win! 

Iran vs Morocco may not have popular world-class names in their squads but they do have some real quality players like Mehdi Benatia, Belhanda, Amrabat, Shojaei, and others. This clash is extremely unpredictable and would offer a lot of twists and turns! 


# Full time! Referee blows the full time whistle, Morocco dominated the game but the last moment own goal changed the results completely. Massive win for Iran!

# 90+3" GOAL! Iran gets a goal, Bouhaddouz heads it into his own net! 

# 90+3" Free kick to Iran, a repeat of Uruguay vs Egypt? 

# 90+2" Both the teams now look frustrated with each pasing minutes as Iran gets a Free kick!

# 6 minutes of added time!

# 88" Nice one-two by Morocco but the final pass gets to no one!

# 85" Foul on Benatia as he holds his head in pain, stands up and continues the play.

# 84" Iran have used all of their subs as play continues!

# 82" Jahanbakhsh is holding his calves! He is signaling towards the dugout for a change! 

# Phew! The replays are even more stunning! Perfect stop that was!

# 80" SAVE! What a save! Hakim Ziyach shoots, but Beiranvand is acrobatic enough to deny him! Brilliant stuff!

# 79" Omid has been substituted after getting hurt, looks like a broken or fractured rib. 

# 75" SUBSTITUTION: N.Ambrabat OUT, S.Ambrabat IN! Well, that was a name fame substitution!

# 71" The game is getting a bit clumsy here, high balls are becoming a priority as both the teams desperately look to score!

# 69" Iran's corner was cleared away by Moroccan defense!

# 68" Both the teams are being a bit careful now, no one wants to concede a goal but wants to score one! 

 #64" Moroccan defense is absolutely solid! Benatia, Saiss and Hakimi are bossing it!

# 61" Boussoufa swings the corner but Beiranvand punches it away!

# 55" Omid is down after a collision, looks to be hurt. Medical team with him now. 

# 54" Free kick to Iran! Ramin takes it short

# 49" Foul on Safi by Ziyach!

# 46" Morocco has started the second half really well! Looking to attack at every possible chance!

# Second half begins!

# Half-Time! The tempo of the game has been amazing in the first half, but the teams have looked lively with Morocco dominating the possession. Morocco 0-0 Iran

# 45+2" Morocco just passing within themselves till the Halftime whistle here. 

# 2 minutes of added time!

# 42" CHANCE! That was the chance of the match till now, Sardar was 1:1 with the goalkeeper but fails to score! 

# 41" Benatia lays a diagonal pass towards Ziyach but its too long for him! Throw in for Iran. 

# 40" Dangerous pass towards Sardar but Saiss is alert to clear it away!

# 38" Morocco enjoying possession now. The tempo has slowed down a bit! 

# 33" FOUL! Yellow card to El Ahmadi for a cynical foul on Sardar!

# 31" Saiss was looking for Belhanda there but his over the top pass is wayward. Goal Kick to Iran!

# 29" Harit has looked very lively here, he shoots after some great display of touches and passes. Straight at the goalkeeper though!

# 25" Belhanda shoots but Cheshmi blocks it bravely. Good effort!

# 24" Sardar was looking to volley the header from the long throw-in, but mistimes it horribly! 

# 22" Looks like Iran has found the tempo to beat Morocco's high press, they are now playing quick short passes and are distributing the ball well across the pitch!

# 21" Sardar is fouled by Benatia and JahanBakhsh takes it.

# 19" Excellent counter-attack by Iran, but the cross is disappointing at the end!

# 18" CHANCE! A flurry of shots by Morocco but Iran somehow survives! Huge moment in the game!

# 17" Bad foul by Amiri on Younes Belhanda. Free kick given!

# 15" The tempo of this game have been tremendous, both the sides are looking to attack!

# 14" Ramin is fouled there and he is not looking happy about it. Play continues!

# 11" Dangerous cross by Shojaei, but Kajoui deals with it comfortably!

# 8" CHANCE! El Kaabi shoots wide! Morocco has started really well here!

# 5" Harit showing why he is rated so highly, stepovers and a good pass by him!

# 4" Ambrabat swings in a cross but the header is wide by El Kaabi

# 2" CHANCE! Ziyach miscues a big chance! Failed to connect there!

# 2" Nice early tempo from both the sides as Morocco gets a corner.

# 1" Morocco enjoying early possession and Harit Shoots wide!

# Kick Off!

# The national anthems of both the nations are ON as players stand in and sing it proudly!

Who's backing #IRN? #WorldCup

 Morocco Playing XI: Munir, Amrabat, Benatia, Saiss, Achraf, El Ahmadi, Belhanda, Harit, Boussoufa, Ziyech, El Kaabi.

Iran Playing XI: Beiranvand, Rezaeian, Pouraliganji, Cheshmi, Hajsafi, Ebrahimi, Masoud, Jahanbakhsh, Ansarifard, Amiri, Azmoun.

Welcome to News Nation live coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2018! Day 2 of FIFA's showpiece event continue as second game of the day is between Iran and Morocco as both the teams clash for honor and pride! 

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First Published : 15 Jun 2018, 07:59:17 PM