The selected of Iran beat Wales 2-0 on Friday in Group B and with so many achieved in additional time, retaining chances of qualifying for the round of 16 of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The match took place at the Ahmed Bin Ali stadium, located in the city of Al Rayyan and the goals were converted in the second half by Roozbeh Cheshmi in the 53rd minute and Ramin Rezaeian in the 55th.
The Guatemalan referee, Mario Escobar, showed the Welsh goalkeeper the red card 41 minutes into the second half Wayne Hennessey, who thus became the first expelled from the World Cup.
with the triumph Iran has three points and recovered after a false debut in which they were thrashed by England (6-2)while Wales have one, after drawing 1-1 against the United States.
The Iranian triumph was agonizing but fully justifiedbecause the Asian team always sought victory with a more elaborate game with good performances from Ali Gholizadeh and Sardar Azmoun on offense.
Wales took greater precautions and their two fundamental men, Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey, were far from putting in good performances. and this affected the few chances that the British team had.
Iran should have achieved an advantage long before the end of the game and the play that speaks volumes about them occurred 6 minutes into the second half when in 30 seconds a shot from Azmoun crashed a shot into the left post of Hennessey’s goal and then a left-footed shot from Gholizadeh hit the right post.
It seemed that Iran was not going to find the prize it deserved but a play simplified the panorama. After 41 minutes, referee Escobar, after consulting with VAR, sent off Hennessey, a figure in the Welsh team, after a strong offense against Mehdi Taremi when the Iranian was hand to hand to score.
The Additional minutes were a monologue from Iran and in the eighth Cheshmi, with a furious right hand from outside the area, submitted Danny Wardreplacement for Hennessey.
Wales was looking for the feat but against in the tenth additional Rezaeian defined against pricking the ball over Ward establishing the final 2 to 0.