Iran 0-1 Albania, First Loss of Carlos Queiroz with Iran

Iran national football team defeated by Albania with one goal.

The friendly match between Iran and Albania held in Beşiktaş stadium in Istanbul. Around 3000 spectators joined the stadium. Albanian Vila scored the only goal of the game in 60′ which resulted the first loss of Carlos Queiroz as the head coach of Iran’s team from 4 April 2011.

Iran started the game unorganized. It was somehow normal because Iranians players just finished the league and main part of them were playing in AFC Champions League recently. So they didn’t have enough preparation for this match.

Albania is ranked 84 in world according to FIFA ranking system and 37 in the European teams.

“We had 5 opportunities to open the goal of Albania but we didn’t use them. However Albania had only 2 opportunities. It was a good game and I will analyze it soon in order to find the weakness and strength points of team. Im completely satisfied with the performance of defenders, also the other players had good performance too. Im really sorry because of this loss but in aspect of technical vision Im happy.” Carlos Queiroz told reporters in the press conference after the game.

The following players formed Iran’s squad: Haghighi – Mahini (84′ Aghily), Montazeri, Hosseini, P. Nouri (58′ Heydari)- Teymourian, Nekounam, Jabbari (77′ Dehnavi) – M. Ebrahimi (68′ Rezaei), Ansarifard (67′ Karimi), Hajsafi (46′ Pouladi)

He was used to be the editor of MNG online magazine and he could bring a lot of achievements for that particular site . Currently he is studying civil engineering in the main university of Baku the capital of Azerbaijan . He born on 1992 in Tehran , Iran but moved to Azerbaijan when he was thirteen . He joined Kabir News team from 2010 and base on his offer group decided to start this online edition in 2012 . Phone number: +994124970063 , Email address: Amir (at)

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