Matches

01/10/2008
3:3 (0:3)
  • TORRAS (21'12" 36'00")
  • BORJA (29'01")
  • Mohammad TAHERI (3'29")
  • Vahid SHAMSAEE (11'29")
  • Ali HASSANZADEH (11'46")

Summary

Stirring comeback saves Spain
Holders Spain came from three goals behind to snatch a share of the spoils from a thrilling encounter with Iran at Maracanazhino. More »

Line-up

1
12
5
3
6
4
7
7
8
9

Substitute(s)

12
1
13
14
2
5
3
6
4
8
9
10
10
11
11
13
14
2

Coaches

Venancio LOPEZ (ESP)
(IRN) Hossein SHAMS

Officials

Referee: LOPEZ Fabian (COL)Second referee: GHIBAUDI Sergio (ARG)Third referee: ROJAS Hector (PER)Timekeeper: GOULART Tales (BRA)

Statistics

52Shots15
24Corner kicks6
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
63%Possession (%)37%
  • Spain's Borja (10) and Javi Eseverri vies for the ball against an unidentified player of Iran during their match at the FIFA Futsal World Cup
  • The Spanish team poses for the cameras prior to the start of the match against Iran at the FIFA Futsal World Cup
  • Iran's coach Hossein Shams is seen prior to the match against Spain at the FIFA Futsal World Cup
  • Iran's goalkeeper Mostafa Nazari gives instructions to his teammates during the game against Spain
  • Spain's Fernando vies the ball with Iran's Vahid Shamsaee at the FIFA Futsal World Cup
  • Spain coach Jose Venancio Lopez is seen prior to the match against Iran at the FIFA Futsal World Cup
"We were too relaxed at the start of the game, thinking we could score at will. Very soon we realised that this wasn't the case, and that we were in for a tough time," Marcelo, Spain player.