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Iran Looses To Spain 1-0 In Kazan

In Kazan, Iran lost to heavily favored Spain 1-0. Iran had won its opening match, 1-0 over Morocco, prompting massive celebrations in the home country and raising hopes for a long run in the tournament.

Iran had a goal from Mehdi Taremi disallowed for offside in the second half against Spain.

Iran will next face Portugal in Saransk on June 25.

In the other match on June 20, Portugal beat Morocco 1-0 on a goal by star Cristiano Ronaldo in Moscow. Ronaldo has scored all four Portugal goals so far in the tournament.

Based on reporting by AFP and TASS

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