Wales vs Iran live: World Cup score, highlights, result from 2022 ...

Wales vs Iran live: World Cup score, highlights, result from 2022 ...
Wales will look to light up their 2022 World Cup campaign when they face Iran on Friday in Group A action.

Wales will look to light up their 2022 World Cup campaign when they face Iran on Friday in Group A action. 

Gareth Bale salvaged a crucial point last time out against the USA, while Iran come into this match after being smashed 6-2 by England. 

This fixture is a must-win for the two teams if they want to progress to the knockout rounds so expect plenty of action at both ends. 

Can Wales claim their first World Cup victory since 1958 or will Iran bounce back from their recent thrashing? 

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights for Wales vs Iran at the 2022 World Cup. Follow below for complete results from the Group A match in Qatar.

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Wales vs Iran score   1H 2H Final Wales — — Iran — —

Goals:
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Projected lineups:

Wales (3-5-2, right to left): 1. Hennessey (GK) — 5. Mepham, 6. Rodon, 4. B. Davies — 14. Roberts, 10. Ramsey, 7. Allen, 8. Wilson, 3. N. Williams — 11. Bale, 13. Moore.

Iran (4-4-2, right to left): 24. H. Hosseini (GK) — 2. Moharrami, 19. M. Hosseini, 8. Pouraliganji, 5. Mohammadi — 7. Jahanbakhsh, 3. Hajsafi, 18. Karimi, 21. Nourollahi — 9. Taremi, 20. Azmoun

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Wales vs Iran live updates, highlights from 2022 World Cup

2 and a half hours from kickoff: Wales coach Rob Page was previously a very unknown name in the world of football, yet he has now led Wales to a quarterfinal appearances at the most recent Euros and breaking their World Cup drought. Find out more about the Welsh coach's rise and record as manager in this article here.

3 hrs from kickoff: With just three hours to go before this crucial World Cup match, the excitement is starting to build. The Wales official Twitter page posted this video of the patriotic Welsh song 'Yma O Hyd' to get its fans in the mood for this match (not that the passionate Welsh fans need much motivating!)

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— Wales ???????????????????????????? (@Cymru) November 25, 2022

3 and a half hrs from kickoff: Want to know all the betting odds, predictions and best bets ahead of the first World Cup clash of the day? Look no further than The Sporting News betting preview here! It has all the information you need to get involved in today's match.

4 hrs from kickoff: This is only the second ever meeting between these two countries, and the first ever in a competitive match.

The only other meeting occurred in 1978, when Wales defeated Iran 1-0 in an international friendly. Will we see a similar result today?

4 and a half hrs from kickoff: As we prepare for today's match, let's take a look at how Gareth Bale scored Wales' first goal at the World Cup for 64 years against the USA:

— BBC Sport Wales (@BBCSportWales) November 21, 2022

5 hrs from kickoff: Hello and welcome to The Sporting News' live coverage of Wales vs. Iran. This a crucial game in Group A and Wales will be more confident than Iran of snatching a result based on their recent performances. 

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— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) November 21, 2022 Wales vs Iran lineups, team news

Wales veteran Joe Allen is fit for this match after missing out on the draw with the USA. Ethan Ampadu is likely to drop out as a result, while Kieffer Moore is poised to start ahead of Dan James

Wales (3-5-2, right to left): 1. Hennessey (GK) — 5. Mepham, 6. Rodon, 4. B. Davies — 14. Roberts, 10. Ramsey, 7. Allen, 8. Wilson, 3. N. Williams — 11. Bale, 13. Moore.

Iran's first-choice goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand has been ruled out after being concussed in the 6-2 loss to England. Sardar Azmoun was only used as a substitute in that match and could be poised to start against Wales. 

Iran (4-4-2, right to left): 24. H. Hosseini (GK) — 2. Moharrami, 19. M. Hosseini, 8. Pouraliganji, 5. Mohammadi — 7. Jahanbakhsh, 3. Hajsafi, 18. Karimi, 21. Nourollahi — 9. Taremi, 20. Azmoun

Wales vs. Iran live stream, TV channel

The match will take place at 1 p.m. local time at the Al Rayyan Stadium, which was built in 2003, has a capacity of almost 45,000 and is set in the historic rural district of Umm Al Afaei.

  Date Time TV Channel Streaming USA Friday, Nov. 25 05:00 ET FS1, Telemundo fuboTV,
Fox Sports site/app,
Telemundo Deportes site/app,
Peacock Canada Friday, Nov. 25 05:00 EST TSN, RDS (French) TSN site/app,
RDS app UK Friday, Nov. 25 10:00 GMT BBC One, S4C (Wales) BBC iPlayer Australia Friday, Nov. 25 21:00 AEDT SBS SBS On Demand India Friday, Nov. 25 15:30 IST Sports18 Voot, JioTV Hong Kong Friday, Nov. 25 18:00 HKT Now TV (Ch. 616, 618) Now TV Malaysia Friday, Nov. 25 18:00 MYT Astro Astro GO Singapore Friday, Nov. 25 18:00 SGT StarHub (Ch. 251/252),
Singtel TV MeWatch, Singtel TV GO,
CAST, StarHub TV+ New Zealand Friday, Nov. 25 23:00 NZDT Sky Sport 7 beIN Sports Sky Go, Sky Sport NOW Watch the match on fuboTV in USA 
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