World Cup in Qatar: USA suffered, but won and went to the round of 16

World Cup in Qatar: USA suffered, but won and went to the round of 16

With a loose, fluid and fresh football in the first half and with endurance and epic in the second, The United States defeated Iran 1-0 with a goal from Christian Pulisic after 38 minutes of the initial stage and qualified for the round of 16 of the World Cup in Qatar by entering second in group B. The Americans will open the phase of the heads up against the Netherlands on Saturday at 12 (Argentine time) at the Khalifa stadium.

In a match with extra-soccer connotations, the detachments of the sides Dest Y robinsonthe mobility in the midfield of Adams, McKennie, musah Y pulisic and an agile movement of the ball allowed the US to build a very clear superiority against an Iranian team that came out to speculate on the advantage it had: a tie was enough to go through and the Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz put the team together for that.

But the roles were changed in the second half. After the goal, the USA withdrew to defend the difference and Iran risked in search of equality. The Americans finished with a line of five behind enduring the frontal and profile hits that were thrown at them. They suffered but they managed it and for that reason, in the end they went to the quarterfinals.


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