FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Day 2 Highlights:
On an eventful day in Qatar, England ran riot over Iran as the Three Lions hit six goals past their opponents in a 6-2 win. Mehdi Teremi’s brace came as a consolation for Team Melli.
In the second game of the night, The Netherlands scored two late goals to beat Senegal 2-0 as Cody Gakpo and Davy Klaassen ensured that Oranje picked up all three points on offer.
The day closed out with an entertaining 1-1 draw between the USA and Wales as Timothy Weah and Gareth Bale grabbed a goal each for their respective nations. Read More
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Kellyn Acosta brings down Bale near the halfway line and is booked for the same.
Ethan Ampadu is replaced by Joe Morrell.
Sorba Thomas comes on in place of Harry Wilson.
Nine minutes of added time signalled here.
Can either team get the winner?
Timothy Weah is replaced by Jordan Morrison for the final few minutes of the fixture.
Aaron Ramsey pulls a ball back to Bale, and the skipper is brought down by an untidy Tim Ream challenge as the referee points to the spot.
Neco Williams is withdrawn to be replaced by Brennan Johnson as Wales go in search of a goal.
Sergino Dest, Yunus Musah and Josh Sargent make way for DeAndre Yedlin, Kellyn Acosta and Haji Wright.
Muhsa intercepts a pass near the halfway line and surges forward before releasing Pulisic on the left. The Chelsea forward plays a cross in but it sails over the head of the USA striker lying in wait.
Berhalter decides to bring McKennie off to be replaced by Brenden Aaronson.
The resulting free kick is swung in towards the centre. Moore gets to it first as he fires a header from close range, but he fails to keep it down as another chance goes begging.
Wales have been pushing the issue in the second 45 but can they get the leveller?
The Welsh seem to be dominating possession as a long ball played into Bale is cushioned back to Moore by the LAFC forward.
Moore shapes to shoot and manages to get a shot away but, his attempt is blocked by the USA backline.
Robert Page’s side have started the second period in strong fashion as they seem to be moving the ball better than they did during the first 45.
USA stopper back Tim Ream is shown a yellow card as Wales go in search of the equaliser.
Chris Mepham sees yellow for his mistimed tackle near the touchline.
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Hello and welcome to match day 2 of FIFA World Cup 2022. England will kickstart their campaign against Iran, while Senegal will have a tough outing against Netherlands while in the final match of the match USA will take on Gareth Bale’s Wales.
England came close twice in recent times to winning an international trophy. But unfortunately, on both occasions, they had to return empty-handed. England’s terrific World Cup run in Russia came to an end in the semi-finals. At the UEFA Euro 2020, the Three Lions managed to reach the finals but they had to suffer a heart-breaking defeat at the hands of Italy in the summit clash.
England vs Iran Possible Starting XI:
Qatar Predicted Starting Line-up: Jordan Pickford, Kieran Trippier, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Jude Bellingham, Declan Rice, Bukayo Saka, Mason Mount, Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane
Iran Predicted Starting Line-up: Alireza Beiranvand, Sadegh Moharrami, Hossein Kanaanizadegan, Shojae Khalilzadeh, Abolfazl Jalali, Saeid Ezatolahi, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Ahmad Nourollahi, Vahid Amiri, Mehdi Taremi, Sardar Azmoun
Netherlands topped UEFA group G in the qualifiers to book their berth in the FIFA World Cup 2022. The three-time World Cup runners-up have been placed in Group A at the Qatar World Cup. The Dutch find themselves in Group A along with hosts Qatar, Senegal and Ecuador.
Louis van Gaal’s men are scheduled to kick off their FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign with a match against Senegal on Monday. The two teams will be in action at the Al Thumama Stadium.
Senegal vs Netherlands Possible Starting XI:
Senegal Predicted Starting Line-up: Edouard Mendy, Fode Toure, Kalidou Koulibaly, Pape Aboud Cisse, Youssouf Sabaly, Idrissa Gueye, Nampalys Mendy, Cheikhou Kouyate, Boulaye Dia, Ismaila Sarr, Famara Diedhiou
Netherlands Predicted Starting Line-up: Remko Pasveer, Natahan Ake, Virgil van Dijk, Jurrien Timber, Denzel Dumfries, Daley Blind, Teun Koopmeiners, Steven Berghuis, Marten de Roon, Memphis Depay, Wout Weghorst
Welsh fans have had to wait for an arduously long time to see their national side play in the FIFA World Cup once again. Their match against the USA will be their first World Cup game since 1958.
The Welsh national side has a great mixture of experience as well as youth in their squad this time around. You have the blistering pace of Gareth Bale and Dan James on the wings along with the experience of Ben Davies at the back.
USA vs Wales Possible Starting XI:
Wales Predicted Starting Line-up: Wayne Robert Hennessey, Ethan Ampadu, Joe Rodon, Ben Davies, Roberts, Joe Allen, Aaron Ramsey, Jonathan Williams; Brennan Johnson, Gareth Bale, Dan James
USA Predicted Starting Line-up: Matt Turner, Sergino Dest, Walker Zimmerman, Aaron Long, Antonee Robinson, Yunus Musah, Tyler Adams, Kellyn Acosta, Brendon Aaronson, Jesús Ferreira, Christian Pulisic
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