Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup: Iran defeats Russia [VIDEO]

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Tehran Times – DUBAI, Iran advanced to the Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup semis as the group winners after defeating Russia on Thursday.

Team Melli, who had already defeated Mexico and Egypt in Group B, beat Russia 5-4 in a penalty shootout after finishing on 3-3 at the end of regulation time.

Iran got sweet revenge on Russia, since the Persians had lost to them 6-2 at the 2019 World Beach Games in October.

Iran will meet the UAE on Friday in the competition’s semis, while Russia face Spain.

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