Iran vs Portugal: World Cup 2018, Last shot for Iran, Betting Odds, kick-off time, Line-ups and Prediction

Mon Jun,2018
Iran vs Portugal: World Cup 2018, Last shot for Iran, Betting Odds, kick-off time, Line-ups and Prediction Soccer

Portugal and Spain's are looking to claim a top spot on Monday but Iran needs this one against Portugal to secure its spot in the 16 nation's squad. So, the match between Portugal and Iran should be the most thrilling matches left in the division.


If Morocco wins over Spain, which is highly unlikely for the Morrocan team, Spain, Iran can share a draw in this very match but if we look at Spain Vs. Morroco's odds, we can say that Iranians will enter the tunnel at Mordovia Arena in Saransk with only one thought in their brains, "TO WIN".


Iran and Portugal's game kicks off at 7-pm ET.

If your country is a FIFA member, then the match will be televised on your national channels. Whereas English fans can catch the live action on BBC1 and BBC5 (Commentary), further apple and play store apps have also been released for traveling fans. So find a possible app to get the world cup in your pocket.

As per our social media portals, out of 100 percent participants, over 70% have guesses Portugal to win in today's match.

  • Betting Odds as per Betfair
  • Cristiano Ronaldo to score a hat-trick: 22/1
  • Iran to win: 5/1
  • Over 3.5 goals: 7/2

Note: Betting Odds are the subject to Change

Match History

Portugal and Iran have met each other twice in their football history and so far Iran is unable to get any wins or draw for its nation against Portugal. They first met way back in 1972 where Portugal hit a 3-0 win. Further, they met each other in 2006 World Cup's group to return to Iran with a 2-0 loss against Portugal. 

Team Formation

Iran XI: Ali Beiranvand; Ehsan Haji Safi, Morteza Pouraliganji, Ramin Rezaeian, Majid Hosseini; Saeid Ezatolahi, Vahid Amiri, Omid Ebrahimi, Karim Ansarifard, Mehdi Taremi; Sardar Azmoun

Portugal XI: Rui Patricio; Pepe, Jose Fonte, Raphael Guerreiro; Cedric Soares, William Carvalho, Joao Moutinho, Bernardo Silva, Joao Mario; Goncalo Guedes, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Players to watch

Portugal's team will highlight Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe, and  Goncalo Guedes as the MVP's of today's match, whereas Iran's team will highlight its striker Aziz Bouhaddouz who scored against Morocco as its valuable players against Portugal.

Players Wiki Predicts

Though Iranians are in a desperate search of a win, they will possibly lose in a Ronaldo-Dominant game with a 3-1 loss against Portugal on today's match.