"For me the most important thing is to emphasise what the team did against one of the favourites to win this World Cup".
Tehran's largest football stadium is to admit thousands of women together with men for the first time since the the Islamic revolution of 1979 as World Cup fever grips Iran for its Wednesday evening group game against Spain.
Now, you all should know that Sony has acquired the telecast rights of all FIFA events for Indian subcontinent and India till 2018 and Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 3 TV channels will live telecast FIFA World Cup 2018 in India, including all the World cup matches. We're used to that nearly, not only in the last match but his career as a whole. "(The Portuguese) have two feet, two legs and they are humans like us". Herve Renard knows his side now can not afford to lose either of their remaining two games against the two heavyweights of the group. Sign up now for a free seven-day trial. Santos quite rightly said that the result from 32 years ago would have no bearing on Wednesday's game but reiterated that it showed that their opponents could not be underestimated.
Morocco were expected to be their biggest rivals for second place, behind Spain, and the 63-year-old told FIFA's official website: "The Morocco team is very good; one of the best African squads. We always try to work together and in combination".
Morocco coach Herve Renard makes three changes, with forward Khalid Boutaib replacing Ayoub El Kaabi, Manuel Da Costa coming in for Romain Saiss in central defense, and defender Nabil Dirar replacing winger Amine Harit. Renard said he was still smarting from the disappointment but said that the players alone were not to blame.
Morocco are set to be without Nordin Amrabat due to concussion sustained in their agonising 1-0 loss to Iran, but attacking midfielder Faycal Fajr is remaining positive, despite the pain of conceding a 90th-minute own goal after dominating possession in St. Petersburg.
"We lost a battle but we haven´t lost the war".