Follow Us

Sports2022 World Cup: Iran Strike Late To Beat Wales 2-0

2022 World Cup: Iran Strike Late To Beat Wales 2-0

Wales’ hopes of reaching the knockout stage of their first World Cup in 64 years suffered a major blow as Robert Page’s side were beaten 2-0 by Iran’s late, late show.

The Dragons were aiming to build upon the 1-1 stalemate with the USA in their opening match on Monday, but struggled to get on top against a much-improved Iran side and saw goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey sent off four minutes from time.

It proved decisive as stoppage time goals from substitute Rouzbeh Cheshmi and Ramin Rezaeian secured the points.

Wales looked to have survived a second-half onslaught against Iran, but a stunning late double saw them slip to a 2-0 defeat at the 2022 World Cup. Wayne Hennessey was sent off for a professional foul outside the penalty area that brought back memories of Harold Schumacher’s infamous tackle on Patrick Battiston at the 1982 World Cup, albeit not quite as violent. Defeat leaves Wales on one point.

Wales will now need to beat England in their final game on Tuesday to have any chance of qualifying for Round of 16 of the biggest soccer tournament in Qatar.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Popular

Share post:

Subscribe

More like this
Related

Married Woman Died After F ;ollow er unmarried Friend

A married woman followed her unmarried friend all the way...

UEFA Finalise Man United’s Europa League Decision As Rashford’s Future Clarified

UEFA finalise Man United’s Europa League decision as Marcus...

2023/2024 FA Cup Final: Man United Triumph Over Man City, Wins Trophy

Manchester United has defeated opponent Manchester City to win...

2024 Child-Day: NAPPS President Calls For Technology Driving Innovation For Nigeria Childrens

By Hosea Yusuf, Abuja As the technology plays an increasingly...