PLDC – Iran forward Mehdi Taremi has been ruled out of the match against Hong Kong.
Iran will have to play Hong Kong on September 10 in the 2022 World Cup qualifier at the Hong Kong Stadium.
Taremi, who won three penalties for Rio Ave as his side secured 3-2 away win at Sporting Lisbon, missed the match against Hong Kong due to the knee injury.
Team Melli will travel to Hong Kong Wednesday night.
Iran has been drawn in Group C along with Cambodia, Iraq, Hong Kong and Bahrain.