Spain will take on Iran in their second game at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on 20th June at the Kazan Arena. Having played out some great football in their recent 1-1 draw against Germany in a friendly, Spain is looking strong enough to challenge for the title. Iran, on the other hand, will be desperate to make something out of only their fifth appearance at the FIFA World Cup. It looks next to impossible for Iran to qualify with Portugal and Spain present in their group. However, if they somehow manage one upset, they could be in for a chance to create history and Spain did fall prey to upset last time around.
For the fans, it will be more about watching their favorite players in action. The support Spain had in their friendly against Germany at the ESPRIT Arena speaks volume of what could be expected from their fans at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Missing out a single second of action will not be acceptable for the Spanish fans. To help them ensure they don’t miss out on even a fraction of second of their side’s action, we bring you all the necessary details including the schedule, expected lineups, predictions, and the live stream info.
Spain 1 Iran 0
Spain vs Iran Live Stream
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will undoubtedly have an extensive availability of a live stream for all the matches. The Spain Iran game can be live streamed on every official broadcaster’s website 10-30 minutes before the kick-off. While the fans from Iran, just like all other MENA countries, will get their live stream channel via one of the best Sports channels in the world, beIN Sports. For the Spanish fans, Mediaset Espana will be the source of live stream action. FOX Sports will have the live stream available via its live stream channel dedicated entirely to the 2018 FIFA World Cup for the American fans.
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The fans from Africa can stream all the live action on Canal+, Kwese Sports, and SuperSport. Though no Asian Subcontinent side is going to feature at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, they are as excited as anyone else and will have a high-quality live stream of the Spain Iran game available on Sony’s official app, Sony LIV. English fans, along with all other fans from the UK, will have to visit BBC or ITV’s website to live stream the Spain Iran match.
The Caribbean fans will be able to live stream the match on DirecTV’s website. Fans who don’t have access to any official live stream can opt for the VPN Gateways available on the internet. Also, for the ones who are fed up with their cable, top sticky bundles like PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, fuboTV, and DirecTV are providing an excellent second option.
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The Group B game between Spain and Iran will take place at the Kazan Arena on 20th June with a scheduled kick-off at 21:00 local time. The Kazan Arena boasts of having the most massive outside screen in Europe and is one of the most newly constructed stadiums in Russia. It hosts the home games for Rubin Kazan in the Russian Premier League. It will have a capacity of 45,379 people during all the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches.
While Spain will have a long list of big names to choose from, Iran’s resources will be limited to their senior players. Spain’s young talent has delivered on big occasions and has created a massive impact for their respective clubs, while Iran’s young talent has hardly had any exposure to competitive football. Here is how the two sides are likely to the lineup on 20th June.
Spain Probable XI
De Gea (GK); Ramos, Pique, Alba, Carvajal, Iniesta, Koke, Asensio; Rodrigo, Morata, Vitolo
Iran Probable XI
Beiranvand (GK); Ghafouri, Hosseini, Montazeri, Pouraliganji; Hajsafi, Shojaei, Amiri; Ansarifard, Taremi, Azmoun
The game between Iran and Spain will be telecasted across all the official broadcasters around the world. While the fans from Iran will have to tune into beIN Sports, the Spanish fans will get their dose of action from Mediaset Espana. Both the official broadcasters will have a preview show started soon after the Uruguay Saudi Arabia game.
The other official broadcasters for the Iran Spain game include FOX Sports for America, DirecTV for the Caribbean, Sony for the Asian Subcontinent, BBC and ITV for the UK, Sky for New Zealand, Canal+ and Kwese Sports for Africa, Perviy Kanal for hosts Russia, and Sky Pacific for Oceania countries. beIN Sports will broadcast the match for all other MENA countries along with Iran. All the official broadcasters will have a panel of experts previewing the game and bringing in all the team news before the kick-off.
It will be beyond being upset if Iran manages to beat Spain somehow. Spain is expected to dominate the game right from the word go and have the Iran defense under pressure. Spain’s rock-solid defense that has world’s best goalkeeper, David De Gea, is not expected to be tested much. The final scoreline prediction from us reads Spain 3-0 Iran.