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Team Melli Coaches stats : Where does Queiroz stands?

Carlos Queiroz joined Team Melli as the head coach after signing  a two-and-a-half-year deal  on 4th April 2011, Queiroz.

Queiroz First match was a friendly against a lowly African Team Madagascar on 17th Jul 2011 that ended in 1-0 win in Azadi. His last match with Iran was the World Cup Groep F against Bosnia-Herzegovina which ended in a 3-1 defeat.

 In total , Team Melli played 40 international games under Queiroz , and his results are as follows:was the coach for 

 

P W D L GF GA GD
Queiroz 40 20 13 7 73 28 45

The matches were in these competitions

World Cup:                       3
World Cup Qualifiers     16
Asian Cup Qualifiers      5
Friendlies                       13
Others                              3

 

The winning percentage of Querioz is 50% 

During the 2 1/2 years reign of Queiroz  and 40 matches played, only 4 opponents were above Iran in the FIFA ranking , Argentina , Bosnia , Tunisia and South Korea in 2012.

Achievements:

Queiroz managed to qualify Team Melli to the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Queiroz managed to qualify Team Melli to the 2015 AFC Asian Cup

 

Post Revolution Team Melli coaches winning percentage

Coaches with 10 matches or more are selected

Rank Coach Name Nationality Winning %
1 Hassan HABIBI Iran 64.29%
2 Ali Daei Iran 64.00%
3 Mohammad MAYELI-KOHAN Iran 60.00%
4 Branko IVANOKOVIC Croatia 58.93%
5 Amir Ghalenoei Iran 58.82%
6 Jalal TALEBI Iran 56.00%
7 Afshin Ghotbi USA 53.33%
8 Mansour POURHAIDARI Iran 52.63%
9 Miroslav BLAZEVIC Croatia 52.63%
10 Parviz DEHDARI Iran 50.00%
11 Carlos Queiroz Portugal 50.00%
12 Ali PARVIN Iran 43.90%
13 Nasser EBRAHIMI Iran 40.00%

 

 

 

Highest number of matches won is by Branko Ivankovic winning 33 out of 56 matches , followed by Mayeli-Kohan who won 24 out of 40.

The least number of losses while by Team Melli in the same list above was achieved by Amir Ghalenoei losing 1 match in 17  (5.88%) followed by Hassan Habibi losing 1 match in 14 (7.14%). Queiroz losses were 7 out of 40 (17.5%)

The Worst number of losses by a coach is by Ali Parvin who lost 12 matches in 41 or 30%.

 

World Cup Finals

Excluding the first World Cup in 1978 where only 16 teams made it to the finals , the rest of the three participation shows that 2014 was the no improvement on the other two. It is the only tournement that Iran managed to score 1 goal only. FIFA World Cup 1998, remains Iran’s best performance and result so far.   

 

Year Coach P W D L GF GA GD win % GF per match GA per match
1978 Mohajerani 3 0 1 2 2 8 -6 0 0.66 2.66
1998 Talebi 3 1 0 2 2 4 -2 0.33 0.66 1.33
2006 Ivankovic 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 0 0.66 2
2014 Queiroz 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3 0 0.33 1.33

 

 

 

 

 

World Cup qualifications

Coaches who managed to qualify Team Melli for the World Cup.

  • Valdir VIERRA 1998
  • Branko IVANKOVIC 2006
  • Carlo Queiroz 2014

 

Longest serving Coaches

 

  1. Ali Parvin -From 1st Nov-1989 to 28th -Oct-1993  – 1457 days
  2. Branko Ivankovic –  two different spells total of 1208 days
  3. Carlos Queiroz – from 4th April 2011 to 26th June 2014 total of  1179 days

 

Best Offensive records coach

 # Name Nationality Matches GF GA GD GF Avg
1 Hassan HABIBI Iran 14 43 8 35 3.07
2 Mohamad MAYELI-KOHAN Iran 40 109 27 82 2.73
3 Branko IVANOKOVIC Croatia 56 115 52 63 2.05
4 Mansour POURHAIDARI Iran 19 36 19 17 1.89
5 Carlos Queiroz Portugal 40 74 28 46 1.85
6 Amir Ghalenoei Iran 17 30 12 18 1.76
7 Ali Daei Iran 25 44 15 29 1.76
8 Jalal TALEBI Iran 25 41 21 20 1.64
9 Miroslav BLAZEVIC Croatia 19 31 20 11 1.63
10 Parviz DEHDARI Iran 24 37 12 25 1.54
11 Ali PARVIN Iran 41 62 36 26 1.51
12 Nasser EBRAHIMI Iran 10 14 8 6 1.40
13 Afshin Ghotbi USA 30 39 27 12 1.30

 

Best Defensive records coach

 # Name Nationality Matches GF GA GD GF Avg GA Avg
1 Parviz DEHDARI Iran 24 37 12 25 1.54 0.50
2 Hassan HABIBI Iran 14 43 8 35 3.07 0.57
3 Ali Daei Iran 25 44 15 29 1.76 0.60
4 Mohamad MAYELI-KOHAN Iran 40 109 27 82 2.73 0.68
5 Carlos Queiroz Portugal 40 74 28 46 1.85 0.70
6 Amir Ghalenoei Iran 17 30 12 18 1.76 0.71
7 Nasser EBRAHIMI Iran 10 14 8 6 1.40 0.80
8 Jalal TALEBI Iran 25 41 21 20 1.64 0.84
9 Ali PARVIN Iran 41 62 36 26 1.51 0.88
10 Afshin Ghotbi USA 30 39 27 12 1.30 0.90
11 Branko IVANOKOVIC Croatia 56 115 52 63 2.05 0.93
12 Mansour POURHAIDARI Iran 19 36 19 17 1.89 1.00
13 Miroslav BLAZEVIC Croatia 19 31 20 11 1.63 1.05

 

 

GF = Goals For

GA = Goals Against

GD= Goal Diffrence    (GF – GA)

GF Avg = Average goal scored per match

GA Avg = Average goal conceded per match

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