Iran 1-0 Uruguay: Mehdi Taremi’s aim sees England’s World Cup foes ship a stern warning to Gareth Southgate’s staff by defeating star-studded Uruguay aspect together with Darwin Nunes and Luis Suarez in a pleasant
- Iran defeated Uruguay in a pleasant forward of the upcoming World Cup
- Porto striker Mehdi Taremi secured victory with a second-half strike
- The staff will play yet one more pleasant earlier than the World Cup opener with England
Centre ahead Mehdi Taremi, a constant risk for a number of years at Porto, scored the winner after a slick passing shifting which typified the Iranian technical talent.
Porto striker Mehdi Taremi scored to offer Iran a shock victory over Uruguay
Carlos Queiroz’s aspect will play only one additional pleasant earlier than they meet England within the World Cup
He had flicked a ball over Martin Cáceres to race away down the precise and executed a deft return go from which left-sided ahead Mehdi Torabi ought to have scored earlier than initiating the transfer which introduced the aim.
Sadegh Moharramim, the precise again who excelled for Dinamo Zagreb in locking down English internationals Raheem Sterling throughout the 1-0 Champions League win over Chelsea final month, linked effectively with Feyenoord’s Alireza Jahanbakhsh down the precise. This was the flank the place Iran posed a risk.
Returning supervisor Carlos Quieiroz additionally appears to have restored the defensive functionality which has made the Iranians laborious to bear at World Cups.
Luis Suarez was amongst a number of massive names on the Uruguay staff that failed to attain in opposition to Iran
Hossein Kanaani was an enormous affect, combining with Moharramim to snuff out a Darwin Nunez likelihood and going nose-to-nose with Suarez after one dispute.
Uruguay ought to have scored. Suarez, again taking part in membership soccer in Uruguay with Nacional, doesn’t carry the outdated bodily risk however he carved out an opportunity which he put narrowly huge and blasted one other over the bar. An early Nunez 20-yard effort was tipped over in a sport performed behind closed doorways on the Iranian FA’s request.
With the USA’s performing terribly in a 2-0 defeat to Japan in Dusseldorf yesterday, Iran ended the night with renewed self-belief that they will qualify from England and Wales’ group. That’s actually the expectation again at dwelling.