Gareth Bale converted a penalty in the 82nd minute to avoid a disappointing draw. Tim Weah surprisingly put the US ahead with his goal early in the first half. The US team dominated on pace and class, while Wales couldn’t get into the match. Christian Pulisic had a great pass over to Tim Weah; he took it to score and show his team support despite their lackluster performance.
The Dutch seemed to be headed towards a disappointing draw against Senegal until rising star Cody Gakpo came off the bench to save their blushes with a goal 10 minutes before the end of regulation. With Senegal pressing forward, Daley often had the ball at his feet in space and with Gakpo making a run down the left side before anyone else on the pitch, he played in a cross for his teammate’s headed goal. The match was well beyond Senegal when Davy Klaassen made it 2-0 in stoppage time.
England made a strong start to their first World Cup match against Iran, taking a 3-0 lead at half time. England’s first goal was scored by Jude Bellingham following a beautiful set piece delivery by him.After both teams clashed heads and England striker collided the goalkeeper, Joredin Rezaei leaving the pitch with a stretcher, Bukayo Saka completed his brace in the second half to make it 4-0 for England. Finally, Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish combined to score the two final goals for England.