Wales v Iran: World Cup 2022

As far as forbidden goals go, that was stunning. Gholizadeh intercepted Roberts' errant square pass and then exchanged a bewildering series of first-time passes with Azmoun—one, two, three, and four—before walking the ball into the goal.

However, Gholizadeth was marginally - and unnecessary - offside when the final pass was made. Azmoun also had the option of firing the shot.

Iran has been the more dangerous team on the counter-attack even though Wales has had the most of the ball.

At the other end, Hossein Hosseini turned away Kieffer Moore's soaring volley after Ali Gholizadeh and Sardar Azmoun's spectacular goal was disallowed for offside.

45+4 min As a result, a free kick is awarded, which ricochets erratically before being cleared. Then Nourollahi makes a long shot, which Hennessey successfully blocks. Straight at him, but it clumsily rebounded just in front of him.

45+3 min For a ridiculous sliding foul on Taremi, Rodon receives a booking.

43 min For a brief moment, the BBC image is gone. Fortunately for them, Bale decides not to roof one from 40 yards at that precise second.

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