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Iran win first World Cup match in 20 years by beating Morocco 1-0

Iran win first World Cup match in 20 years by beating Morocco 1-0

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 15 Jun 2018, 06:07 pm

St. Petersburg, June 15 (IBNS): Stunning Morocco, Iran registered a 1-0 victory in a World Cup match here on Friday.

It was during the injury time when Iran accidentally scored a goal to clinch the match.

Iran won their first World Cup match since 1998.

Morocco substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz scored an own injury in injury time to give the opponent a victory and full points.

With a diving header at the near post in the 95th minute, the Moroccan footballer scored the own goal that dashed all dreams.

Morocco, who were looking much better than the opponents, lost several chances in the clash.

Earlier in the day, Egypt lost 1-0 to Uruguay in Group A.


Image: Fifa World Cup Twitter page