Portugal and Spain drew 3-3 in their tournament opener last week. Whatever you've got planned for Monday night, cancel it.
But after half-time Spain did a better job of keeping the width, and the goal, scored on 55 minutes when Ramin Rezaeian poked the ball against Diego Costa, had been coming.
Patience is a virtue, and Spain showed plenty of it to overcome a tough challenge from Iran at the World Cup. After some confusion, VAR was consulted, upheld the original decision, and play eventually resumed.
Carlos Queiroz'sIran side had gone close through Karim Ansarifard and Mehdi Taremi before the crucial offside call and their endeavour throughout seemed to endear them to the crowd at the Kazan Arena.
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Many expected Spain to score more goals, but the European giant failed to spark, despite having 78 ball possessions and 18 shot with six of hem on target.
Spain's frustration was in danger of boiling over shortly before the interval when Costa got involved in an unnecessary spat with Beiranvand, although referee Cunha opted not to punish the combative striker. Subs: Mohammadi 6, Jahanbakhsh 6, Ghoddos 6.
DF Dani Carvajal, 6 - Starting his first game of any kind since the May 26 Champions League final, Carvajal looked sharp from the off and proved his fitness, although he was rarely involved going forward.
29th minute, CHANCE: The City ace does well to get decent contact on the ball, hooking over the bar in a crowded penalty box.
CHANCES TO BREAK IRAN'S RESOLVE: With five attempts in the first-half, all of differing difficulty, you would have expected one of those to find the back of the net. A classic Costa finish!
La Roja managed to keep Iran out at the back in the closing stages to claim a hard fought 1-0 win.
Much of the build-up to this match was focused on an apparent lack of unity in the Spain side, following on from Julen Lopetegui's shock sacking last week, although Iniesta insisted such reports were nonsense in his pre-match news conference.
Another added: "It truly feels like a World Cup now Roy Keane has ripped into a former coach".
Employees at TLH say they believe this is an "after-effect" of the glitch that caused hundreds of delays late last week. American Airlines said about 120 of the airline's 275 Charlotte-based flights were canceled that day.
Tropical Storm Carlotta weakened to a depression on Sunday even as it soaked Mexico's Pacific coast in the region of Zihuatanejo. At this hour, convection is moving into coastal Texas and coastal Louisiana from the Gulf of Mexico.
Poland kept up their dismal streak of World Cup starts they have four losses and three draws since beating Argentina in 1974. The first was an own goal that came off Poland's Thiago Cionek and ricocheted into the goal.
Trump said the United States will "be the leader by far" in space and looks to revive the nation's flagging space program. Even though it would take a lot of time and money to create such a force, Trump said: "There's no place like space ".
Accompanied by a physio, Neymar couldn't keep up with the pace of his teammates and so had to abandon training early. Neymar has returned to training with Brazil after limping out of Tuesday's session with an ankle injury.
It added that the US criticism of the council for failing to make changes advocated by Washington appears "cynical". President Donald Trump , portrayed the council as "a major body.to promote the realisation of human rights".
When taking into account the presence of the waves, researchers discovered that it forces the lengths of days to change on Venus. The researchers pulled data from a Japanese space probe named Akatsuki (which means "dawn") which is now in orbit around Venus.
Now, he and his partner are preparing for a very modern wedding, with both sides of the family getting involved. For example, the Prince Edward , Earl of Wessex, third son of Elizabeth II, with his wife Sophie of Wessex.
Spain have conceded 10 goals in their last four World Cup matches - as many as in their previous 15 World Cup matches combined. Even though Nacho made an impact by his thunderous goal but he also gave away a penalty in the last match.
Interestingly, the revision also says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition. It certainly looks like the disorder is being described by people who are not entirely familiar with video games.
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Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire
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Spain - World Cup - 20 June 2018
Alireza Jahanbakhsh and and midfielder Omid Ebrahimi have both shaken off knocks from the first match and are in contention. Spain will face Morroco in their final group stage game on Monday, June 25 while Iran will face Portugal on the same day.
Trump to sign decree to end migrant family separations
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