Iran Beats Venezuela 1-0 in Friendly

News ID: 1573102 Service: Sports
تیم ملی ایران - پاناما

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Team Melli (the Iranian national football team) defeated Venezuela in a friendly match on Monday as part of its preparation for the 2018 World Cup.

Iran national football team stretched its unbeaten run to 10 matches.

Team Melli’s last defeat was a 1-0 reversal against Iraq in a friendly in March.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh was on target in the 57th minute after receiving a pass from Vahid Amiri at the Goffertstadion in Nijmegen in Netherlands.

On Thursday, Iran had edged past Panama 2-1 in a friendly match held in Austria.

Iran will be playing in its fifth World Cup next year in Russia.

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