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Soccer Football - World Cup - Portugal Training

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.

Soccer Football - World Cup - Portugal Training

Portugal look to Ronaldo to overcome gritty Iran

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored Portugal's all-four goals in the World Cup so far and the European Champions will be heavily dependent on the talismanic forward to see them through against a stoic Iran side in their final Group B match on Monday.

Portuguese friends Carlos Brum and Pedro Lobito pose next to their...

On the road with Portuguese fans is a moveable feast

Sustained by Portuguese wine, cheese and sausage, and battling off swarms of mosquitoes, friends Carlos Brum and Pedro Lobito have driven their spectacularly decorated camper van 7,000km from Lisbon to Russia to cheer on their heroes in the World Cup.

World Cup - Group B - Iran vs Spain

Iran's Ezatolahi ready to take his chances against Portugal

Saeid Ezatolahi will attempt to put aside the disappointment of seeing his potential equaliser against Spain ruled out for offside when Iran go for a win against Portugal that would fire them into the knockout phase of the World Cup for a first time.