Group Stage
Finished
  • Roozbeh Cheshmi 90'+8'
  • Ramin Rezaeian 90'+11'
2
WAL
IRN
KO
  • Clear yellow card for Rodon. He slides into Taremi who was breaking down the left and receives a booking. 
    Wales
    Yellow Card
    WAL - Joe Rodon
    48'
HT
  • Substitution for Wales. Roberts replaces Johnson with Williams moving to right-back. 
    Wales
    Wales
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out14 - Connor Roberts
    Substitution - In9 - Brennan Johnson
    57'
  • Substitution for Wales. Wilson is replaced by James who will bring pace to the Wales attack. 
    Wales
    Wales
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out8 - Harry Wilson
    Substitution - In20 - Dan James
    58'
  • Azmoun is given a rest after a brilliant 68 minutes from the striker. He is replaced by Ansarifard.
    Iran
    Iran
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out20 - Sardar Azmoun
    Substitution - In10 - Karim Ansarifard
    68'
  • Substitution for Iran. Gholizadeh, who had a goal disallowed in the first half, is replaced by Jahanbakhsh on the right wing.
    Iran
    Iran
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out17 - Ali Gholizadeh
    Substitution - In7 - Alireza Jahanbakhsh
    Iran
    Iran
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out3 - Ehsan Haji Safi
    Substitution - In16 - Mahdi Torabi
    77'
  • Substitution in the Wales midfield. Ampadu is replaced by Allen who missed the first game through injury. 
    Wales
    Wales
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out15 - Ethan Ampadu
    Substitution - In7 - Joe Allen
    77'
  • Substitution for Iran. Noorollahi is replaced by Cheshmi.
    Iran
    Iran
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out21 - Ahmad Noorollahi
    Substitution - In15 - Roozbeh Cheshmi
    78'
  • Substitution for Iran. Ezatolahi is replaced by Karimi.
    Iran
    Iran
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out6 - Saeid Ezatolahi
    Substitution - In18 - Ali Karimi
    83'
  • RED CARD! Hennessey receives a red card after bundling into Taremi outside the box. The striker gets there first, knocking it past Hennessey who clears out the forward. He is only the third goalkeeper ever to receive a red card at the World Cup, after Itumeleng Khune for South Africa v Uruguay in 2010 and Gianluca Pagliuca for Italy v Norway in 1994.
    Wales
    Red Card
    WAL - Wayne Hennessey
    86'
  • Substitution for Wales. Ramsey is replaced by Ward.
    Wales
    Wales
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out10 - Aaron Ramsey
    Substitution - In12 - Danny Ward
    87'
  • Rezaeian receives a yellow card after complaining to the referee. Ward was taking his time with a goal-kick.
    Iran
    Yellow Card
    IRN - Ramin Rezaeian
    94'
  • Jahanbakhsh now gets a yellow card after a high boot. He apologises immediately. 
    Iran
    Yellow Card
    IRN - Alireza Jahanbakhsh
    95'
  • GOAAALLLLLLL! WHAT A STRIKE FROM CHESHMI! 1-0 IRAN! That may be the winner! From outside the box, Cheshmi lashes the ball into the bottom corner, after Allen's poked clearance rolled to his feet. 
    Iran
    Goal
    IRN - Roozbeh Cheshmi
    98'
  • GOAALLLL! GAME OVER! 2-0 IRAN! One goal behind, Wales get caught on the counter. Taremi moves forward with the ball, waiting for support. Rezaeian rushes up from right-back to the outskirts of the box, chipping it over Ward and into the goal.
    Iran
    Goal
    IRN - Ramin Rezaeian
    101'
FT
Wales
Game Stats
Iran
62%
Possession
38%
10
Shots
21
3
Shots (On goal)
6
2
Corners
7
4
Saves
3
9
Fouls
10

Lineups

1
Wayne Hennessey
5
Chris Mepham
6
Joe Rodon
4
Ben Davies
10
Aaron Ramsey
15
Ethan Ampadu
8
Harry Wilson
14
Connor Roberts
3
Neco Williams
11
Gareth Bale
13
Kieffer Moore
Wales
3-5-2
24
Seyed Hosseini
23
Ramin Rezaeian
19
Majid Hosseini
8
Morteza Pouraliganji
5
Milad Mohammadi
21
Ahmad Noorollahi
6
Saeid Ezatolahi
3
Ehsan Haji Safi
17
Ali Gholizadeh
20
Sardar Azmoun
9
Mehdi Taremi
Iran
4-3-3

Team Stats

Wales

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
004
ForwardsGASFCFW
00212
00101
MidfieldersGASFCFW
00221
87'
00101
77'
00021
58'
00001
57'
00000
DefendersGASFCFW
00101
00010
00021
SubstitutesGASFCFW
57'(Connor Roberts)
00100
58'(Harry Wilson)
00001
77'(Ethan Ampadu)
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
87'(Aaron Ramsey)
000--

Iran

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
003
ForwardsGASFCFW
01103
77'
00220
68'
00501
MidfieldersGASFCFW
83'
00112
78'
00100
77'
00000
SubstitutesGASFCFW
68'(Sardar Azmoun)
00100
77'(Ali Gholizadeh)
00010
77'(Ehsan Haji Safi)
00100
78'(Ahmad Noorollahi)
98'
10100
83'(Saeid Ezatolahi)
00010
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--
000--

Team Ranks

Wales
Game Stats
Iran
62%
Possession
38%
10
Shots
21
3
Shots (On goal)
6
2
Corners
7
4
Saves
3
9
Fouls
10