Spain in need of win while Iran could advance with victory over La Roja


How does each team come into the game?

Iran have three points after a late winner over Morocco and will advance with a win over Spain, while La Roja tied 3-3 against Portugal after conceding a late goal. A win will take Spain to four points.

Head to head?

This will be the first meeting between the two nations.

Team news?

Dani Carvajal is still doubtful ahead of the game while Iran have no reported injuries as of now.

Players to watch?

Diego Costa scored twice last game and will definitely be crucial for Spain’s attack again while David Silva will be in charge of creating chances. Sardar Azmoun is Iran’s main striker and it will be important for him to be lively up top.

When, where, and how can you watch?

Kick-off is at 2 p.m. EST on Wed. June 20. at the Kazan Arena and will be televised on TSN 1/3/4/5.

Projected lineups?

Iran: Beiranvand; Hajisafi, Cheshmi, Pouraliganji, Rezaeian; Shojaei, Ebrahimi; Amiri, Ansarifard, Jahanbaksh; Azmoun

Spain: De Gea; Carvajal, Pique, Ramos, Alba; Busquets, Koke; Iniesta, Silva, Isco; Costa



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