World Cup 2018 match which will bring together Morocco vs Iran from group B in St. Petersburg at 4pm. Morocco is often nicknamed “Lions of the Atlas” and It is currently managed by Hervé Renard. Morocco qualified for the 2018 World Cup round after waiting less than 20 years. Morocco are in a group with strong teams with Spain and Portugal, The Iran national football team also known as Team Melli, represents other Asian countries in this case Iran in international football competitions and governed by the Iranian Football Federation. The national football team of Iran has been the highest-ranked team in Asia since December 2014 and is currently the 32nd Meanwhile the morocco national team is at 42 ranked team in the world according to the latest FIFA World Rankings as of November 2017.
The Iran national football team is one of the most successful national teams in Asia with three Asian Cup championships (1968, 1972, and 1976). Iran has qualified for the World Cup five times (1978, 1998, 2006, 2014, and 2018) but has never advanced past the group stage. Iran’s only win in the World Cup has been a 2–1 victory against the United States in 1998.
Morocco vs Iran Match Preview
The Coach of Morocco HERVÉ RENARD
The first coach to win the CAF Africa Cup of Nations with different countries, Hervé Renard is a figure respected throughout the Mother Continent and the wider world. He took charge of Morocco in 2016 and led the Atlas Lions to their first FIFA World Cup since 1998.
Morocco national team Needs at least a win over the Iranian national team, as Morocco captain Medhi Benatia said so one step forward would be better. Captain Medhi Benatia is Powerful, athletic and good on the ball, Benatia is one of the best defenders in Africa. The centre- half’s talents have taken him to European superpowers Bayern Munich and Juventus in big-money moves, so it is worth by the watch by the Iranian national team
The Coch of Iran Carlos Manuel Brito Leal Queiroz
Carlos Manuel Brito Leal Queiroz born 1 March 1953, is a Portuguese football manager who is currently in charge of the Iran national team. He has also been the manager of the Portugal national team and Spanish club Real Madrid, and was Alex Ferguson’s assistant manager at English club Manchester United. Queiroz has qualified three national teams to the World Cup, those being South Africa in 2002, Portugal in 2010, and Iran in 2014 and 2018.
Queiroz has won several awards as a coach in junior levels, and has been successful at senior and club levels, mainly as Alex Ferguson’s assistant manager. In 1998, he authored the Q-Report, which detailed plans to enhance footballer development in the United States.
Queiroz is the longest serving manager in the history of the Iran national team after serving for over six years from his appointment in 2011. He is the only manager in the country’s history who has led the national team to two World Cups and also the first manager to lead the national team to consecutive World Cups.
Surely the Iran national team will not stay away, reflecting on the world cup event Iran more experience in comparison with Morocco and this becomes an additional value for them.
Morocco vs Iran Head to Head (H2H Results)
In an official FIFA football match says that the two countries have never met. The table below is the last match of the two countries.
Morocco vs Iran Predictions Score
The search results and the strength of both Morocco vs Iran teams are not much different, both national teams will be ambitious to win this match and the score prediction between Morocco vs Iran is 1: 2.