Morocco vs Iran: 5 things to look out for

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The waiting is over and it's time to get going.

Morocco and Iran do battle in Saint Petersburg knowing that this is a must-win match if either are to have any hope of qualifying from Group B.

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Read RealSport's preview of Morocco vs Iran HERE.

Whilst Morocco missed out altogether in 2014, Iran did manage to pick up a point at the last World Cup against Nigeria, before running Argentina very close in Belo Horizonte. 

With both sides fairly unknown to a mass global audience, there will be a certain level of intrigue once the two teams cross the white line on Friday.

Here are five things to look out for.