The host of the FIFA 2018 World Cup will host the Iran’s Team Melli in the first game in the autumn.
Russia, which is preparing itself for the finals of the FIFA World Cup, has preferred to use the FIFA day to play against a club side while the majority of the national teams are involved in the World Cup qualifiers or International friendly matches. On Tuesday Russia National Team will be playing Dynamo with Moscow.
In describing preparations for Russia, Stanislav Cherchesov , the team’s manager commented on the forthcoming match against Iran and said: “We are going to play the Iranian national team after the match with Dynamo which is our first game of the long preparation. It is an exciting challenge. And it will be a serious benchmark for us, especially in our front line which will be facing an aggressively built solid defensive structure. This match will test our ability to cross one of the best defense lines in the world. “
The Russian coach, referring to the magnificent statistics that Iran has achieved so far to qualify for the World Cup without conceding a goal, added: “Certainly the confrontation with Iran, which offers a different style of football and demonstrated an indescribable defense, our Forwards will be seriously tested. This will be our benchmark and our ability to score in this match against this defense will be apparent in a few months at the World Cup. “
Iran and Russia, in accordance with will play in October 10th, 2017, in a Russian city other than Moscow to test their ability to appear in the final stage of the World Cup.