America ends the Iranian dream and reaches round 16 of the World Cup final
The United States joined the finalists for the Qatar World Cup final, after beating Iran with a goal without a response, on Tuesday evening, at Al Thumama Stadium, at the end of Group B matches.
America scored America’s only goal, Christian Polisic in the 38th minute.
With that result, America raised its balance to five points in second place behind leading England with 7 points, while Iran’s balance froze at 3 points, bidding farewell to the tournament from the first round.
The U.S. posed the first risk in the game in the 9th minute, with a shot from Younis Moussa from the area border that went off goal.
Polišić rose to a show in the 11th minute, hitting a weak head that went easy in the hands of Iranian goalkeeper Alireza Biranvand.
America returned to the attempt in the 28th minute, after Joshua Sargent hit a ball from the border of the region, colliding with Iran’s defense, and Timoti and Yah followed it with a header confronted by the Iran guard.
Sargent then set the ball back to Weah inside the area in the 33rd minute, and the latter hit a strong ball that went up the crossbar.
The U.S. opened the recording in the 38th minute, after Dist sent a magic pass to the head inside the 6-yard area, followed by Polisic with a direct shot that dwelled the net.
America looked to add the second goal in the 42nd minute, by receiving Sargent a longitudinal interface on the right side of the penalty area, then hitting a strong globe, which went away from goal, ending in the first half with America’s lead (1-0).
America started the second half with a ground shot from Sargent from inside the penalty area in the 47th minute, which the Iranian guard grabbed twice.
Iran appeared offensive for the first time in the match in the 52nd minute, following substitute Saman Qadous for a show, shooting the crossbar header.
Iran missed an opportunity for the adjustment in the 65th minute, after Gulzadeh passed a magic ball for a hobby inside the region, and the latter hit a ball that passed slightly next to the crossbar.
America obtained a violation on the region’s borders in the 69th minute, carried out by Younis Moussa with a direct shot that showed the model.
Iran tried to amend in the 70th minute, with a shot from outside the region via Saeed Ezzatallah, the top of the model went.
In the 82nd minute, substitute Mehdi Trabi pursued an occasional offense, hitting a weak ball from inside the area grabbed by American goalkeeper Matt Turner.
Iran almost adjusted the result in the 90+3 minute, following Murtaza Burali Kenji for an occasional offense, so he paid a header that passed a little time next to Al-Qaim, to end with America winning (1-0) and qualifying for the final price, to face the Netherlands in the next round.