[Latest News]USMNT vs Iran: 5 things to know

The last matches of the group stage of the FIFA world cup 2022  just started and will decide which teams will advance to round 16. There is a game between USA and Iran that everyone is waiting for, apart from sports they are also political enemies. So, this game will be full of passion and intensity. Iran has recovered from a crushing defeat against England by defeating Wales (2-0) and Iran has never been to the quarterfinals in their five appearances in the world cups so they will try hard to prove themselves.USMNT on the other hand could not win a match and both group-stage matches were tied. The USA is sitting in third place in the group and this match decides who will be playing in the quarter-final.

USMNT vs Iran
USMNT vs Iran

USMNT vs Iran: Schedule, Where to Watch, Facts, Lineups, Prediction


USMNT vs Iran is scheduled on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at the venue, Al Thumama Stadium, Qatar

GameUSA vs Iran
DateTuesday, November 29, 2022
Kick-Off2 p.m.(EST) and 7 p.m.(GMT)

Where to watch:

In the USAOn TV: Fox Sports, FS1 
Streaming: Telemundo, fuboTV
In the UKBBC and ITV

Head To Head: USA vs Iran

Matches: 2

Iran Won: 1

USA Won: 0

Tied: 1

Last 5 Games:

In the last 5 matches, the USA is not impressive at all. It has not tasted a win in the past few matches and qualification games, the performance of USMNT was not up to the mark and they finished third in CONCACAF.

USA form (all competition): D-L-D-D-D

Iran form (all competition): W-D-W-L-W

USA vs Iran Facts

USA Facts

  • Coach: Gregg Berhalter
  • Current FIFA world ranking: 16
  • World Cup titles: 0
  • World Cup appearances: 9
  • How USMNT qualified: Qualified automatically from CONCACAF (3rd place)
  • Key players: Christian Pulisic, Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie

Iran Facts

  • Current FIFA world ranking: 20
  • World Cup titles: 0
  • Coach: Dragan Skocic
  • World Cup appearances: 5
  • How Iran qualified: Iran Qualified automatically from AFC (Group A winner)
  • Key players: Ehsan Hajsafi, Mehdi Taremi, Sardar Azmoun

Predicted Lineups: USA vs Iran

Iran predicted Lineup (4-4-2): H. Hosseini, Taremi, Rezaeian, M. Hosseini, Mohammadi, Nourollahi, Ezatolahi, Hajsafi, Ansarifard, Gholizadeh, Pouraliganji.

USA predicted Lineup (3-4-3): Pulisic, Turner, Dest, Ream, Robinson, McKennie, Zimmerman, Adams, Ferreira,  Musa, Reyna.

Winner Prediction:

There is not a significant difference between the rankings of USMNT and Iran so it will be tough competition for both teams. The USA has not lodged a single win in the last 5 games, on the other hand, Iran won 3 games in their last 5 matches. Despite all the factors that are against the USMNT, they have a better chance to excel in this game with the predicted score of 1-2

This match will decide the final two teams who will qualify for the round of 16. If USMNT wins this match, they will through to the quarterfinals after the 2002 world cup.


What is USMNT’s best performance in the soccer world cup?

In the 1930 world cup, the USA finished in third position.

Also Read: Why has the USA not won the FIFA world cup?

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