2018 FIFA World Cup: The dream goes on for Iran despite Spain defeat

Soccer Football - World Cup - Group B - Iran vs Spain - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Iran's Saeid Ezatolahi celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates before it was disallowed after a VAR review REUTERS/Toru Hanai

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) – Iran’s dream of reaching the knockout stage of the World Cup survived Wednesday’s loss to Spain and coach Carlos Queiroz promised his team would give their absolute all to take their second chance against his native Portugal next week. Queiroz said his players deserved huge credit for their battling performance after […]

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