World Cup 2022 live updates: Wales vs. Iran scoreless into second half

The FIFA World Cup 2022 rolls on Friday with Wales-Iran in full swing at Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, and we’ve got you covered with every must-see moment from the Group B match on FS1!

Gareth Bale and Wales are looking for their first win of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. On the other hand, Mehdi Taremi and Iran hope to get their first win with a second defeat that will prevent them from getting out of Group B.

You can watch this game and every game of the tournament on the FOX Sports family of networks – the official English-language broadcast partner of the tournament in the US – and the FOX Sports app and You can also stream replays of full matches on Tubi for free.

Here are the best plays.

Wales vs Iran

12′: So close!

Wales’ Kieffer Moore almost scored the first goal, but was saved by Iranian keeper Hossein Hosseini on a scoreless attempt!

And the game remains scoreless!

15′: No goal!

Ali Gholizadeh looked like he had put Iran ahead for the first time in the tournament, but the goal was ruled out by VAR after review.

Iran’s Ali Gholizadeh’s goal was disallowed for offside | FIFA World Cup 2022

Ali Gholizadeh’s Iranian goal was canceled out against Wales in the 16th minute for offside.


Since the game ended in zero goals in the first half, this game has so far produced a result that would be very favorable for the USMNT. If a draw were to come, it would allow the United States to survive a loss to England, especially if there are no goals to also aid in a possible goal difference tiebreak.

51′: Not once off the post, but twice!

Iran is coming so close again! Sardar Azmoun hits the right post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box on a through ball after a quick break.

Immediately after, Ali Gholizadeh has a superb left footed shot from just outside the box which hits the left post and Sardar Azmoun’s rebound header for Iran is saved by Wales keeper Wayne Hennessey

Somehow it’s still tied!

Iran cannot take advantage of three shot attempts, two of which hit the post.

Iran cannot take advantage of three shot attempts, two of which hit the post.

Iran miss multiple chances to score after making an unreal series of triple shots by Sardar Azmoun and Ali Gholizadeh in the 52nd minute against Wales.

73′: Just outside

Iran misses a right-footed shot from just outside Saeid Ezatolahi’s box, which rolls just past the left post.

Set up the stage

Iran is aiming to beat the European opposition for the first time at the World Cup. But the anthems brought chills.

Stay tuned for updates!

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