USA 1-0 Iran: USA trumped Iran in a nervy affair on Wednesday as Christian Pulisic scored only goal in 1-0 victory at Al Thumama Stadium.
The Chelsea winger scored from close range to ensure USA a place in the Round of 16 where they face Netherlands in the Round of 16.
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USA had the better of Iran in the first half and deserved their goal through Pulisic from Dest’s cross.
Christian Pulisic laying it all on the line for his country 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/hOnYptRKz4
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Iran could not have performed better in the second half than they did but lacked any efforts on target to trouble Turner, while USA held on without a single shot in the 2nd half.
Iran is eliminated from the competition and USA qualify for the Round of 16 as 2nd place in Group B setting up a knockout clash vs Netherlands.
Next up: USA vs. Netherlands 🍿🍿 pic.twitter.com/4tWGnd5iQq
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