The Iranian national team beat Wales 2-0 in the first match of the second round of the World Cup in Qatar – this is the first victory of the Iranians over a European team in the world championship in history.
The Welsh conceded two goals in extra time to the second half – Rosebesh Chemshi (90+9) and Ramin Rezayan (90+11) became the authors of the winning goals.
The teams in Group B are now in this order: England (three points), Iran (three points), USA (one point) and Wales (one point).
On Friday, November 25, the American team will meet with the Wales team, and on November 29 Iran will play the USA and Wales will play England.
The World Championship started on November 20 – this is the 22nd such tournament in history. As Parlamentskaya Gazeta wrote, in the first round, one of the World Cup favorites, the Argentina national team, sensationally lost to the Saudi Arabian team with a score of 2:1.
On the goal of Argentine captain Lionel Messi in the 10th minute from the penalty spot, the opponent answered with accurate shots by Saleh Al-Shehri (48) and Salem Al-Dawsari (53).
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