World Cup 2022: Day of disappointment for England and Wales, however both can nonetheless qualify

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It was a day of frustration for England and Wales at the World Cup in Qatar – however the two groups still have a likelihood of qualifying for the knockout stage

Wales. conceded two stoppage-time ambitions towards Iran to slip to the backside of Group B with one point from two games

That. meant England might have sealed their place in the subsequent round with a win towards the USA, however might only labour to a goalless draw

The. two groups now meet in their final group online game on Tuesday

Wales. slip to deserved defeat

Wales regarded to be hanging on to a battling point as the online game ticked over into added time however two late ambitions from Roozbeh Cheshmi and Ramin Rezaeian earned victory for Iran, who have been thrashed 6-2 by England in their opening match

Their. job had been made more durable when goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey was sent off with 4 minutes of common time remaining, following a video assistant referee (VAR) check, for a reckless challenge on Iran forward Medhi Taremi

Iran. had earlier seen a first-half aim disallowed for offside, before hitting the put up twice in a matter of seconds early in the second period

Wales. manager Rob Page had no complaints with the result, describing the performance as “nowhere near the levels we’ve set”

He. added: “When there are so many off days, there is only one consequence. It’s a troublesome altering room at the minute, however we will be prepared [against England]”

To. qualify, Wales must now beat England on Tuesday and hope for a draw between the United States and Iran

Sluggish. England do just enough for point

That outcome put England in handle of Group B and they knew they would qualify with a online game to spare if they beat USA in Friday’s evening game

But. they put in a sluggish reveal and have been second ideal to their opponents for long periods at the Al Bayt Stadium in Doha

The. USA had the better chances, midfielder Weston McKennie missed an simple opening and forward Christian Pulisic hitting the bar in the first half

Despite. the disappointing outcome England stay agency favourites to qualify for the knockout stage, figuring out they only want to stay clear of a four-goal defeat towards Wales to progress, with the top two sides in the group going through

“The. players are a bit down however I said I’m not down, I am not unhappy. It is a online game you can lose if your mentality is not right,” said England manager Southgate

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