Wales vs Iran Starting XI

Wales vs Iran Starting XI

FIFA World Cup’s second round of matches in the Group Stage is already here as Wales take on Iran on Friday. It’s a 10:00 am GMT kick-off at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan. Here we will quickly check out Wales vs Iran starting XI and the latest team news.

Both teams are winless in their opening games. Iran suffered a thumping 6-2 defeat against the Three Lions while Wales rescued a point from the USA in a 1-1 draw.

🆚 Wales vs Iran | Group A

🗓 Date: Friday, 25 November 2022

🕗 Start Time: 10:00 am Wales Time | 1:30 pm Iran Time

🏟 Venue: Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

📺 Live: FS1, Telemundo, fuboTV, Peacock Premium, TSN, BBC One, BBC iPlayer

Wales’ Starting XI vs Iran

Wales Starting XI

Formation 3-5-2
Manager Rob Page   
Goalkeeper Hennessey
Defender Mepham, Rodon, Davies
Midfielder  Roberts, Ramsey, Ampadu, Wilson, Neco
Forward  Bale, Moore

Gareth Bale scored from the spot to rescue a point against the USA. The Welsh talisman will be crucial once again. Kieffer Moore came off the bench last game. He will start this one.

Team News:

Joe Allen missed the first game due to his hamstring issue. The Swansea midfielder will start on the bench.

Iran’s Starting XI vs Wales

Iran Starting XI

Formation 4-4-2
Manager Carlos Queiroz 
Goalkeeper H Hosseini
Defender Rezaeian, Pouraliganji, Hosseini, Mohammadi
Midfielder  Gholizadeh, Nourollahi, Ezatolahi, Safi
Striker  Azmoun, Taremi

Mehdi Taremi scored a brace against England in the second half despite losing 6-2 to England. The in-form Porto forward will be keen for more.

Team News:

Sardar Azmoun has recovered from his calf injury. The Bayer Leverkusen forward came off the bench in their opening game against England. He is fit to start in this game.

Alireza Beiranvand suffered a nasty blow on his nose in the opening game. The shot-stopper will sit out this match.

Soccer writer and expert Abdullah joined Surprise Sports in 2021. He's long been established as one of the soccer freaks in the community. He is always active with updated soccer news happening around the globe.

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