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Carlos Queiroz fears LEAK in Iran dressing room helped England by announcing line up before World Cup clash

CARLOS QUEIROZ has accused an Iranian media outlet of helping the England team by revealing his starting line-up.

Sports news website Varsesh 3 published what it predicted would be Queiroz’s Team Melli XI on Monday morning.

Iran boss Carlos Queiroz has blasted a news outlet for leaking his team
His side were smashed 6-2 by England in their World Cup opener

That was just hours before the opener against Three Lions kicked off.

Iran went on to lose 6-2 at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha.

England ran riot thanks to goals from Jude Bellingham, Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford, Jack Grealish and a Bukayo Saka double.

Queiroz was not best pleased and sarcastically congratulated a reporter today at the end of his press huddle following the team’s training session.

The former Manchester United assistant said: “I cannot finish my statement without congratulating Varzesh 3. 

“Congratulations. Because you did a good job putting our starting line-up in the press for the morning for the English team, congratulations.

“You did a good job.

“It helped us know that inside the team we have people that are out (injured) for England.


“All other Iranian press, nobody did that. But you guys did that, congratulations.

“You are really a great hero, congratulations, good job.” 

Iran are next in Group B action against Wales on Friday at 10am.

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