Harit started for Morocco and was substituted in the 82nd minute of the game, which was held at the St. Petersburg Stadium earlier on Friday, with Iran edging Morocco 1-0 thanks to a late own goal by Morocco forward Aziz Bouhaddouz.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on Thursday and will continue until 15 July, with a total of 64 matches set to be played at 12 stadiums across 11 Russian cities.