The sixth day of the 2022 FIFA World Cup came to Qatar, and the Wales match against Iran started in a big way from Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium as the second round of matches in Group B kicked off.
A match that appeared to be heading towards a fifth goalless draw of the tournament, life continued in the last 20 minutes with Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey red carded when he saw red, followed by two late goals for Iran, keeping hope alive for progression.
After that, Senegal’s victory over Qatar pushed the hosts on their way to elimination from the tournament. The Netherlands and Ecuador competed for first place in Group A. The two teams battled to a good draw over the course of the 90 minutes, with Cody Gackbo helping the Dutch with an early first-half goal. Ener Valencia scored the equalizing goal for Ecuador, his third goal of the tournament. The two teams are now level in the group on four points each with one match remaining in the group stage.
With three matches in the books, the main even today takes center stage as England take on the US men’s national team. With Iran beating Wales, the winner of this match is effectively (or in the case of England, indeed) guaranteed progression to the knockout stages. Can USA find an upset or will England roll?
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World Cup results, schedule
Friday 25 November
5 a.m. ET (FS1 and Telemundo)
Senegal 3, Qatar 1, 8 a.m. ET (FS1 and Telemundo)
Holland 1, Ecuador 1 11 a.m. ET (Fox and Telemundo)
2 p.m. ET (Fox and Telemundo)
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