Christian Pulisic scored the only goal for Iran-USA (0-1)

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Pulisic breaks the Iranian resistance and puts the United States in the round of 16 (0-1)

Published:29/11/2022 - 22:25h

Updated:29/11/2022 - 22:25h

The United States got its first victory in the World Cup at a time when it was only worth winning to qualify. Christian Pulisic made a good first half for the Americans and they will face the Netherlands in the round of 16

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They will go it could not reedit his historical triumph of 1998 in front of United States and remained out of the Glass of the World after falling in front of the North American in Doha (0-1). A goal of Christian Pulisic sufficed to the ones of Gregg Berhalter to win to the combined directed by Carlos Queiroz (0-1) after a good first part in which they went widely upper. The Saturday, expects them Low Countries in the International Stadium Jalifa.

To Iran cost him the tie and, to the equal that Ecuador to first hour, sinned of conformista in the first part with a conservative diagram. The North American dominated and so much Weston McKennie like Pulisic began to find fissures in the Iranian saga happened the first chamber of hour. In the 38', when the American siege was total, McKennie found to Dest recostado by right and the ex side of the FC Barcelona served a perfect centre so that the '10' North American finished of form aparatosa, but effective to put the 0-1.

Pulisic Crashed with the goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand after converting and remained very struck, by which was replaced in the halftime. Timothy Weah put the second before the rest, but his so much was cancelled by offside. In the second part, Iran advanced lines and had more the balloon, although without a lot of depth by fault of ideas. Yunus Musah Warned in the 68' with a free shot that left high by little, but there were few arrivals of danger until the final stretch.

Already in the discount, multiple centres rained in the American area and between defensive errors and bad exits of the goalkeeper Matt Turner was near the Iranian tie, but was missing who put it. The ones of Queiroz broke the record of passes in what it goes of World-wide (465), but hardly finished once to the arch and sack of Qatar leaving a good image in spite of the bitterness of the defeat in front of some United States that, again, went of more to less in the 90 minutes, without losing the tactical order that the characterises.

North American and Dutch will open the eighth of final

With the triumph, United States culminated the phase of groups invicto with 5 points, two less than England and his rival of the Saturday. Low countries has not dazzled, neither much less, by his game up to now, although yes they have showed a lot of patience and forcefulness to take advantage of the errors of the rival. The Saturday, the ones of Louis go Gaal will be forced to assume the control of the party from early if they do not want to suffer against a selection that wants to repeat his best performance in world-wide 20 years after reaching the quarter-finals in Korea and Japan 2002.

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