Morocco v Iran 0-1 Highlights 15 June 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Kick-off in St Petersburg was met with a cacophony of vuvuzelas, or what sounded like them, harking back to the irritating noise which provided the soundtrack to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Vuvuzela’s were consequently banned from stadia up and down the country in England.

It seems that ban didn’t extend as far as north-western Russia as the vuvuzela’s drowned out any atmosphere that threatened to build – like a giant grasshopper was sat by the tannoy system for 90 minutes. Harking back to nostalgic World Cups of old is great – vuvuzela’s are not.

As far as feisty clashes go, Morocco vs Iran was right up there on Friday night. Iran sealed a dramatic win thanks to an own goal by Aziz Bouhaddouz, but that wasn’t the biggest talking point of the match.

Concussion is a pretty serious issue in sport and there are certain protocols that need to be followed if a player is suspected of being concussed. First, let’s look at the incident.

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