Moroccan player heads the ball into his own net in stoppage time to give his team a heartbreaking loss to Iran

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Moroccan player heads the ball into his own net in stoppage time to give his team a heartbreaking loss to Iran

  • Iran beat Morocco in the World Cup on Friday after a Moroccan player scored an own goal in stoppage time.
  • In the 94th minute, Aziz Bouahddouz buried a header off a corner kick while trying to direct the ball back to his keeper.
  • The result may crush Morocco's chances in the World Cup, as Iran represented the easiest opponent in their group.


Morocco handed Iran a stunning win in stoppage time in the World Cup on Friday when Morocco's Aziz Bouhaddouz headed the ball into his own net off a corner kick.

In the 94th minute, with both teams scoreless, Iran earned a corner kick to try to break the tie. Bouhaddouz attempted to head the ball back to the Moroccan keeper, but ended up burying it into his net to give Iran the 1-0 lead.

Heartbreaking.

Morocco's World Cup dreams may already be over, barring an unexpected result. They still have to face Spain and Portugal in their group; Iran represented their easiest match.

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