Podgorica – Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun added to his goal tally for Team Melli as the National Team of Iran defeated Montenegro 2-1 on 4 June in a friendly match.
Azmoun put Iran in the lead in the 10th minute when he connected on a pass from midfielder Mehdi Torabi.
In the 32nd minute Montenegro equalized through Stevan Jovetic but Sardar Azmoun put Iran back in the lead for good when he finished off a fantastic volley at the hour mark.
The win over Montenegro was Iran’s tuneup as they prepare for a crucial 2018 World Cup Qualifier against Uzbekistan in Tehran on 12 June.
A win for the Iranians will clinch a spot in next year’s world football showcase.