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Iran aim to remain unbeaten

13 Oct 2017 06:50am IST
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13 Oct 2017 06:50am IST

FATORDA: Iran, who are in top form after thrashing Germany 4-0, are aiming to continue with their form to remain unbeaten when they take on Costa Rica in a Group C clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Friday.

FATORDA: Iran, who are in top form after thrashing Germany 4-0, are aiming to continue with their form to remain unbeaten when they take on Costa Rica in a Group C clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Friday.

Iran -- top of the points table in Group C -- have qualified for the knockout stage along with USA, Paraguay, Brazil, France and England, who are leading their respective groups with six points each.

Costa Rica, who lost to Germany in their opening match, have one point after they drew against Guinea, and now need to win to make it to the knockout round. 

In another match, heavyweight Germany will look to bounce back and seal a spot in the knock-out stage against Guinea at the Nehru Stadium at Kochi.

The Germans, who were thrashed 4-0 by Iran on Tuesday, will aim to regroup and solidify their defensive organisation in their last group stage fixture.

On the other hand, Guinea, who are fourth spot in Group C, will look to utilise their final chance in the group stage to clinch victory and remain in contention of qualifying for the knock-outs.

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