Credit: Reuters They've done it Christian Pulisic's first-half goal was enough on the night. USA have done the job and gone through in second place behind England. It could've been more comfortable had they taken their chances, but USA are there.. Credit: Getty FT: USA 1 Iran 0 It's over! USA are into the knockout stages! USA 1 Iran 0 90, Iran want a penalty for an alleged foul from Carter-Vickers on Taremi. Nothing given. And VAR is happy too. 90, Off the line! A long ball into the box causes chaos and it goes through the legs of Turner. But Ream is behind him to clean up. A heartstopping moment.
Credit: Reuters Worn with pride AN American spectator has been ejected from the Al Thumama Stadium for wearing a rainbow armband ahead of the United States' showdown with Iran on Tuesday. The unidentified LGBTQ+ supporter, sporting a blue pinstriped "99 Problems" jersey, was photographed proudly showing off the colorful armband as he was escorted out of the stadium by a row of security guards. More on that HERE. Pulisic update No news from Gregg Berhalter on the forward after the game. But Pulisic has been taken to hospital for check ups after an abdomen injury. Support of a nation The US team have had the whole nation behind them. Even President Biden enjoyed that...
Captain's performance Tyler Adams is just 23 years old. He's the youngest captain here at the tournament. What a warrior to lead his team through like that. And the way he handed some awkward questions yesterday too.. Credit: Reuters How it finished England beat Wales 3-0 in the other game and they finish top of Group B with seven points. USA are through in second place on five points. Wales and Iran will be going home. Next up It's Netherlands on Saturday at 10am ET for US in the knockout rounds. Mark your calendars..
Musah lined up to take it from 20 yards out, but he put it over the bar and into the crowd. A waste of a good chance.. Credit: Getty 65, HOW CLOSE for Iran. USA are lucky to still be ahead. Ali Gholizadeh's cross was just out of reach of Mehdi Taremi in the box. But it rolled all the way through to Ghoddos at the far post, and he struck it wonderfully.
USA vs Iran LIVE: Follow all the latest from huge World Cup game in QatarLive BlogTHE DECIDER Updated: 18:48 ET, Nov 29 2022USA reached the last 16 of the World Cup with a tense win over Iran in Doha. Christian Pulisic's first-half goal was enough for Gregg Berhalter's men to book their spot in the knockout stages.
Five minutes of the added time have elapsed. Just four minutes to go. USA are deep in their own territory, holding on with everything they have.. Credit: Getty 90, CHANCE for Iran. The header goes wide. Just wide. It was a bit of a scrum in that box but an Iran head got the end of it. USA breathe again. 90, NINE minutes of injury time. Still a long, long way to go. 87, Remember Iran scored two goals in injury time to beat Wales. USA will know that. They'll know this is not over.. Credit: Getty 85, More and more possession for Iran. The US is dropping deeper and deeper.
USA faces Netherlands in the last 16 on Saturday at 10am ET. Here's how the action unfolded on Tuesday... Scenes These are some amazing pictures from the moment US qualified. Look what it means to this young team. On the menu Tomorrow we'll know a couple more of the last 16 games. Group C and Group D come to a close and here are the games set for Wednesday. 10am ET, Group D - Australia vs Denmark 10am ET, Group D - Tunisia vs France 2pm ET, Group C - Poland vs Argentina 2pm ET, Group C - Mexico vs Saudi Arabia Last 16 look ahead The first two fixtures for this weekend in the last 16 are in: Saturday, 10am ET - Netherlands vs USA Sunday, 2pm ET - England vs Senegal.
It's very nervy now. This is all about defence for USA. 82, A lot more defensive a shape for the US now. Iran are the team pushing forward, looking for this goal they need to qualify. Danger moments for the American team.. Credit: Alamy 78, Sargent has been forced off, that's a second injury worry for the US today after Pulisic too. Wright comes on to replace him for the final ten minutes or so. 73, Josh Sargent has got a problem here for the US which is worrying. He was running for the ball and seemed to land awkward on his right ankle. The US man is down receiving treatment. Others are using this as a chance to catch a breather. 69, Big chance for USA with a freekick in a dangerous position.
But it just, just went wide of the far post. Iran players are on their knees. 60, McKennie seems to be limping a bit, in a worrying sign. Maybe I'm seeing things but I'll keep an eye on that. One hour played. Half hour to go. USA would love a second goal soon to make that final 30 minutes more comfortable.. Credit: Getty 56, A bit more life from Iran to start the second half. They know they can't sit back like they did in the first period.