Iran will play at home with the United States in the 3rd round of the group stage of the World Cup. The match will take place on November 29, starting at 19:00 GMT.
World Cup 2022
The Iranian national team was confident in the attack in the match of the opening round against England, and with Wales it turned out to play very well in defensive formations.
The team decided to take a risk in the second game and the team managed to get three points, beating Wales at this world championship with a score (2-0), scoring both goals at the end of the meeting.
Now Iran is waiting for a match with the United States, which promises to be a difficult opponent. The enemy definitely needs a victory, but Iran is quite satisfied with a draw under certain conditions.
The USA in the second match at the World Cup could not get a victory, but again they did not lose, having played a draw with England (0-0).
Under the leadership of Gregg Berhalter, they were practically in no way inferior to a more experienced and stronger opponent, but they could not find success against the opponent.
Results like these The US doesn’t leave them much wiggle room in the final group round meeting. Only a victory over Iran is guaranteed to bring the national team to the playoffs and the team will be set up exclusively for the extraction of three points.
Players to watch
Iran winger Ali Gholizadeh is without an international goal since November 2021, but he saw one disallowed against Wales and was a constant threat. He’s also never lost when getting on the scoresheet for his country
USA soccer player Tyler Adams, who received rave reviews for his performances at the World Cup, lost only once when the player was captain.
Head to Head
The first time both teams played was in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, where Iran won (2-1), two years before both sides agreed to a 1-1) draw in a friendly match.
Iran are unbeaten in 14 of their last 16 competitive matches, picking up an impressive 13 wins and one draw since June 2021.
|Iran win 4.10||Draw 3.50||USA win 2.20|
The meeting of two opponents promises to be hot and difficult. Iran has already shown at this World Cup that it should not be underestimated, and will diligently give all the best.
As for the Americans, the team has not yet shown all their skills in attack and may well lose.
The US team will have to take a risk and reveal the game at a certain segment of the match. Iran looked great against Wales and that could affect the game in this match.
Prediction for this match: Draw.
Less than 2.5 goals – Yes.