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Queiroz yet to agree to Iran contract extension

Carlos Queiroz has yet to agree to extend his stay as Iran coach despite claims by the president of the country's football federation that the Portuguese would lead the team at January's Asian Cup finals.

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Portugal survive scare against Iran to make knockouts

Portugal came perilously close to a group stage exit from the World Cup during a frenetic stoppage-time period on Monday when unfancied Iran equalised through a penalty and almost scored a winner after Cristiano Ronaldo had earlier missed from the spot.

World Cup - Group B - Iran vs Portugal

VAR controversy looms over stormy Portugal draw

If the video replay system was designed to erase controversy from football, then it had quite the opposite effect during Portugal's stormy 1-1 draw with Iran in a dramatic World Cup match on Monday.

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It's not just Ronaldo playing Iran, Portuguese coach says

Portugal coach Fernando Santos has dismissed the suggestion that his team relied too much on Cristiano Ronaldo and said they worked hard to function as a unit as they prepared to face Iran in their decisive World Cup Group B match on Monday.

World Cup - Iran Press Conference

Queiroz wary of letting the dogs out against Portugal

Only three points against Portugal on Monday will save Iran's dream of progressing to the knockout stages of the World Cup but they cannot afford all out attack against the European champions, team Melli coach Carlos Queiroz said on Sunday.

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