Iran Vs Spain: Kick-off time, Venue, Channel, Possible Lineup, Players to Watch, Predictions & Betting Odds

June 20, 2018
First published on:June 20, 2018
by shree

Spain will face Iran today, a match which will probably decide whether the 2010 FIFA World Cup winner will secure their spot in the knockout stage or not. After a disappointing opening round draw with Portugal, Spain need to overcome the disappointment be beating Iran.

Spain's World Cup already was off to an awful start after head coach Julen Lopetegui was shacked just two days prior to the World Cup opening game, and the 3-3 draw against Portugal was a bit of hangover for the team. While Iran looks strong on the front with 3 point lead at the Group Stage.

Iran Vs Spain: Kick-off time, Venue & Channel

Iran Vs Spain will kick-off at 2 PM ET on Wednesday, June 20. The match will be held at Kazan Arena and will be televised live on ITV. The game can be streamed live on the ITV Hub.

Possible Lineup

Iran

Goal Keeper: Alireza Beiranvand

Defenders: Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Morteza Pouraliganji, Ramin Rezaeian

Midfielders: Ehsan Hajsafi, Masoud Shojaei, Omid Ebrahimi, Vahid Amiri, Karim Ansarifard

Forwards: Sardar Azmoun, Alireza Jahanbakhsh

Spain

Goal Keeper: David de Gea

Defenders: Dani Carvajal, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Koke, Andres Iniesta, David Silva, Isco

Forwards: Diego Costa

Players to Watch: Diego Costa, Dani Carvajal

Predictions

Iran has a plus point at the group stage, with a 2-point lead over Spain and Portugal, a major factor while the team takes on Spain. 

With a balanced mix of the new and old guard, veterans such as Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique instilling some much-needed experience into a side that involves the young talents of Marco Asensio and Isco. Having a forward like Diego Costa, who scored two goals against Portugal, is also a benefit for Spain. 

Playerswiki Predictions

Iran Vs Spain: 0-3

Betting Odds

Iran to win: 22/1

Spain to win 3-1: 12/1



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