2022 World Cup highlights: Iran retire 2-0 after Wales keeper sent off

The FIFA World Cup 2022 continued Friday with Iran exclude Wales 2-0 at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Qatar. The red card just before stoppage time for the Wales goalkeeper wayne hennessy gave Iran the lead and helped them past the late goal by Roozbeh Cheshmi and earned Iran their first points of the tournament.

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Highlights of Wales v Iran | FIFA World Cup 2022

Iran scored twice in stoppage time to claim a 2-0 victory over Wales.

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Wales v Iran

12′: So close!

Kieffer Moore of Wales almost scored the first goal but was saved by the Iranian goalkeeper Hossein Hosseini on a close range attempt!

And the game remains aimless!

15′: No goal!

Ali Gholizadeh appeared to have put Iran ahead for the first time in the tournament, but the goal was ruled out after a VAR review.

Iranian Ali Gholizadeh’s goal was canceled out by offside | FIFA World Cup 2022

Ali Gholizadeh’s Iranian goal was canceled out by a 16th-minute offside against Wales.

Half time:

With the match producing zero goals in the first half, this game has so far produced a result that would be very beneficial for the USMNT. Should a tie occur, it would allow the United States to survive a loss to England, especially if there are no assisting goals in a potential goal differential tiebreaker as well.

51′: Post kick not once, but twice!

Iran is so close again! Sardar Azmoun hits the right post with a right-footed shot from the right side of the box after receiving a through ball from a quick break.

Just after, Ali Gholizadeh has a nice left-footed shot from just outside the box which hits the left post and the header bounces off Sardar Azmoun for Iran is saved by Wales keeper wayne hennessy

Somehow it’s still tied!

Iran cannot capitalize on three shot attempts, two of which hit the post.

Iran miss multiple scoring opportunities after pulling off an unreal triple shot streak from Sardar Azmoun and Ali Gholizadeh in the 52nd minute against Wales.

73′: Just a little outside

Iran narrowly miss a right-footed shot from just outside the box by Said Ezatolahi because he just rolls by the left post.

84′: Red card!

VAR improves a foul by the Wales goalkeeper wayne hennessy from a yellow card to a red card and Hennessey is disqualified. Wales will play with 10 men for the rest of the game.

Guardian Danny Ward replaced Hennessey in the net.

Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessy receives a red card after a bad collision with an Iranian player | FIFA World Cup 2022

Wales’ Wayne Hennessy is shown a red card after a bad collision against Iranian Mehdi Taremi in the 82nd minute.

98′: Goal!

Iranian midfielder Roozbeh Cheshmi delivers a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of Wales backup keeper Danny Ward!

Iran’s first advance in this World Cup!

Iran’s Roozbeh Cheshmi score gives Iran the late lead.

In Iran’s second match, Roozbeh Cheshmi’s late goal gives Iran their first World Cup lead.

101′: Iran scores another Goal!

Iran scores again! Ramin Rezaeian right foot strike Mahdi Taremi from the center of the box to the back of the net!

Iran scored two goals in just three minutes!

Rezaeian gives Iran 2-0 lead in stoppage time

Ramin Rezaeian scored late in the game at 101′ to seal the Iranians’ first victory.


Iran are aiming to beat European opposition for the first time at the World Cup. But the hymns brought chills.

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