FIFA World Cup 2018 : Morocco vs Iran | Match 3 Results

fifa-world-cup-2018-indian-time-tableFIFA World Cup 2018 : Morocco vs Iran | Macth 3 Results : The second match of FIFA World Cup 2018 between Morocco and Iran took place in Saint Petersburg Stadium, St Petersburg on Friday 15 June. Iran won the match with last minute drama in which Morraco’s Aziz Bouhaddouz scored a own goal to help Iraq win the match.

Morocco and Iran have never met at the World Cup before this match. The two teams faced each other only once previously, which resulted a draw. This if the fifth world cup for Morocco and they won 2, lost 7 and 4 matches ended in draw out of 13 games. Morocco have never won their opening match at a World Cup. With this win Iran registered their second victory at the World Cup (Draw 3 Lost 8), with this their first since their 1998 win against USA.

Morraco 0 : 1 Iran


Scored By: Aziz Bouhaddouz
Morocco #20
Own Goal
Timing: 90+5′

Morocco’s substitute player Aziz Bouhaddouz own goal costed a match for Morocco and helped Iran to register a victory. Ehsan Haji Safi’s free-kick was used as a header by Aziz Bouhaddouz into his own net. Aziz Bouhaddouz is the first substitute to score an own goal in a World Cup match since Petit for Portugal against Germany in July 2006.

Lets check out the stats of the match.

Stats Iran Morocco
Goals 1 0
Shots 9 13
Shots on target 2 3
Possession 32% 68%
Fouls 14 22
Yellow cards 3 1
Red cards 0 0
Offsides 0 0
Corners 2 5