The second matchday of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar kicks off at midday on Friday (25/11) at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, where at 12:00 Wales will face Iran in the second group of the tournament.
The Welsh are coming from a 1-1 draw against the USA, while the Persians suffered a heavy 6-2 defeat at the hands of England in their World Cup opener. As you can easily see, the match gathers a lot of interest, as the winner will take a big step towards qualifying for the next phase.
Gareth Bale is the big star of the game as he is in Rob Page’s starting line-up and will make his 110th appearance for his country, becoming the record number of appearances, leaving Chris Gander in second place, who remains in bench with 109 appearances.
Briefly, the Wales line-up includes: Hennessy, Williams, Davies, Meepham, Rondon, Roberts, Abadu, Ramsey, Wilson, Bale, Moore.
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On the other hand, Ehsan Hadjisafi and Milad Mohammadi are in Carlos Queiroz’s starting lineup for the second consecutive match. The two AEK players had also taken part in the premiere against England.
Carlos Queiroz’s selections for the starting line-up are: Hosseini, Rezaeyan, Pouraliganji, Hosseini, Mohammadi, Golizade, Nurolahi, Ezatolahi, Hadjisafi, Azmoun, Taremi.
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