43points

Iran National Football Team 2018

Iran National Football Team 2018
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Iran National Football Team 2018 review: 19 facts and highlights

Team info

Head coach: Carlos Queiroz

Captain: Masoud Shojaei

Appearances in the World Cup: 5 (first in 1978)

Best result: Group stage

Squad

No Position Player
1 GK Alireza Beiranvand
(Persepolis)
12 GK Mohammad Rashid Mazaheri
(Zob Ahan)
22 GK Amir Abedzadeh
(Marítimo)
     
3 DF Ehsan Hajsafi
(Olympiacos)
4 DF Rouzbeh Cheshmi
(Esteghlal)
5 DF Milad Mohammadi
(Akhmat Grozny)
8 DF Morteza Pouraliganji
(Al-Sadd)
13 DF Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh
(Padideh)
15 DF Pejman Montazeri
(Esteghlal)
19 DF Majid Hosseini
(Esteghlal)
23 DF Ramin Rezaeian
(Oostende)
     
2 MF Mehdi Torabi
(Saipa)
6 MF Saeid Ezatolahi
(Amkar Perm)
7 MF Masoud Shojaei
(AEK Athens)
9 MF Omid Ebrahimi
(Esteghlal)
11 MF Vahid Amiri
(Persepolis)
     
10 FW Karim Ansarifard
(Olympiacos)
14 FW Saman Ghoddos
(Östersund)
16 FW Reza Ghoochannejhad
(Heerenveen)
17 FW Mehdi Taremi
(Al-Gharafa)
18 FW Alireza Jahanbakhsh
(AZ Alkmaar)
20 FW Sardar Azmoun
(Rubin Kazan)
21 FW Ashkan Dejagah
(Nottingham Forest)

Iran is part of Group B, along with:

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Morocco
Iran National Football Team 2018
43
points
Iran National Football Team 2018

Why is Iran National Football Team 2018 better than the average?

  • World Cup: matches lost
    ?

    1vs1.77
  • World Cup: goals received
    ?

    2vs5.28
  • Average age of players
    ?

    26.65yrsvs27.43yrs
  • World Cup: offside offences
    ?

    3vs5.17
  • World Cup: fouls committed
    ?

    44vs53.34

Team

1.FIFA World Ranking

708

The FIFA World Ranking is an internationally recognized system that awards points to the best performing team playing in FIFA competitions. The leader of the ranking is the team with the most points.
2.Average age of players

26.65yrs

The average age of football players in the UEFA league is 25.8. The average duration of a footballer's playing career is eight years.
3.Team size

23

The total number of team players, including substitutes.

Titles

1.World Cup titles won

0

The number FIFA World Cup titles the team won. Started in 1930, the World Cup takes place every four years and reunites 32 teams out of 211 teams which compete in the qualifying tournaments.

Results

1.World Cup: matches won

1

The total number of matches the team won in the World Cup.
2.World Cup: matches lost

1

The total number of matches the team lost in the World Cup.
3.World Cup: matches finished in a draw

1

The total number of matches the team finished in a draw in the World Cup.

Overall performance

1.World Cup: goals scored

2

The total number of goals the team scored in the World Cup.
2.World Cup: goals received

2

The total number of goals the team received in the World Cup.
3.World Cup: shots on target

4

The total number of shots on target (directly at the goal) for all the matches played in the World Cup.
4.World Cup: corner kicks

5

The total number of corner kicks the team was awarded during the matches played in the World Cup.
5.World Cup: offside offences

3

The total number of offside offences committed by the players of the team during the World Cup matches played.
6.World Cup: fouls committed

44

The total number of fouls the players of the team committed during the matches played in the World Cup.

Performance per game

1.World Cup: average number of shots per match

5.67

The average number of shots per match in the World Cup competition.
2.World Cup: average number of fouls per match

14.67

The average number of fouls per match committed by the players of the team during the World Cup competition.
3.World Cup: average number of shots on target per match

1.33

The average number of shots on target (directly at the goal) per match in the World Cup competition.
4.World Cup: average number of corner kicks per match

1.67

The average number of corner kicks per match the team was awarded in the World Cup competition.

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