The group leaders Iran will play their second match against former World Champions Spain in the group stage and they would have to be very lucky like they were in their first game to win this match because in their last outing they were terrible. To win against Spain, they need something extra because they have never won against any European nation previously. However on the other hand, the mighty Spaniards have never lost a game against an Asian side in a world cup.
According to bet365 the odds of Spain winning this game is 2/11, odds of drawing this game is 13/2 and the odds of Iran winning this game is 20. Similar odds have been provided by skybet too as their odds for Spain emerging out victorious are 1/6 and probability for a draw is 6 and for Iran to win the odds are 20. Betfair odd for Spain is 1/5, for Iran is 22 and the odds of this match ending in a draw are 13/2.
Iran is expected to play a same playing XI that won against Morocco because they would not want to change their winning players and Spain is also likely to feature the same team that drew against Portugal. Sergio Ramos will lead the Spainards in this game.
Iran: W W L W W L
Spain: D W D W D D
Spain is most likely to come out on top after this game.
Man Of The Match:
If Spain has to win then it would fall on Diego Costa and if Iran wins, it will be Jahanbaksh.