World Cup 2022.. England sweeps Iran 6/2 in the World Cup


The England national team defeated its Iranian counterpart, 6-2, in the confrontation that brought them together at Khalifa International Stadium in the Qatari capital, Doha, in the first round of Group Two in the 2022 World Cup, which includes the US and Wales national teams, respectively.

Six England national team Judd Bellingham scored the first goal in the 35th minute, and the star Bukayo Saka and Raheem Sterling added the second and third goals in the 43rd and 46th minutes, respectively, after which Saka scored the fourth goal for England in the 62nd minute of the second half, and 49 seconds after he came on as a substitute. Only Marcus Rashford added the fifth goal for the Three Lions, to become the third fastest goal scored by an alternative in the World Cup, then substitute Jack Grealish finished the sixth in the 92nd minute of the match.

While Mahdi Tarumi scored Iran’s first goal in the 65th minute, and added the second from a penalty kick in the 99th minute of the life of the second half and the match.

The first half witnessed the injury of Ali Reza Perranand, the Iranian goalkeeper, and the Portuguese Carlos Queiroz was forced to replace him with his colleague Sayed Hossein Hosseini after bleeding in a joint ball.

According to the “Opta” statistics network, Jude Bellingham, at the age of 19 years and 145 days, became the second youngest player to score for England in the World Cup after Michael Owen (18 years and 190 days).

Also, Judd Bellingham at 19 years and 145 days is the third youngest player for England to start in a World Cup after Michael Owen in 1998 (18 years and 198 days) and Luke Shaw in 2014 (18 years and 347 days). for the first time.
It is also the first time in England’s history that players aged 21 or under have scored in World Cup competitions. The duo, Judd Bellingham, 19, and Bukayo Saka, 21,

Bukayo Saka also became the first England player under the age of 24 to score two goals in one World Cup match.

The England national team is the most expensive in the Qatar 2022 World Cup, with a marketing value of 1.26 billion euros, according to the international “Transfer Market” website.

And the England national team records its appearance in the World Cup finals for the sixteenth time in its history, as it participated in 15 previous editions of the World Cup, with a total of 69 matches.

While the Iranian national team participated in the World Cup, five editions 1978, 1998, 2006, 2014 and 2018, before the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

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