Ashkan Dejagah to miss Russia friendly due to injury

Iran’s Ashkan Dejagah will not be playing against Russia in an international friendly on Tuesday due to a minor injury.

According to reports from Persian Football, the 31-year-old also missed the Togo friendly last Thursday with the same injury.

Iran took off their preparation for next year’s World Cup with a 2-0 win over Togo at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran.

After that, Carlos Queiroz and his team flew to Kazan for the Russia friendly.

Akhmat Grozny winger Milad Mohammadi will also miss this game due to shoulder injury.