November 15, 2022 (Jack87 News) – On November 21 all football fans can start cheering for their teams as it started early in the morning. In Group B of this World Cup BK8, Iran, England, United States and Wales will compete for two qualifying places. As one of the strongest teams in Asian football, the Iranian team has high expectations to have a new breakthrough in the World Cup.
Currently, Iran is 22 in the FIFA ranking headed by coach Queiroz and captain Haizafi with vice-captain Ansari Fade. Currently Azmon is the national team top scorer among active players with 41 goals, second only to Ali Dayi who holds the record of the highest scorer in team history with 109 goals.
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The Iranian team missed the World Cups from 1930 to 1970. In the 1978 World Cup in Argentina, they made their first appearance on the stage of the competition, but they only scored 1 draw and 2 losses in 3 games, and they were eliminated at the bottom of the group. Since then, the Iranian team has not participated in the qualifiers for the 1982 and 1986 World Cups due to political reasons.
In 1998 Boda8, the Iranian team returned to the field in France where the Persian cavalry won the first victory. In this competition, the Iranian team was in a group with Yugoslavia, Germany and the United States. The Iranian team defeated the United States 2-1 in the second round of the group stage. This was also the only victory of the Asian team in that competition.
In this World Cup, Iran was placed in Group B, along with England, the United States and Wales. In terms of FIFA rankings, Iran is the lowest in the group at 22nd, England is the highest in 5th, the United States is 14th and Wales is 19th.
Bet99 Iran’s first opponent is England, the strongest on paper and the highest FIFA-ranked team in the group at 5th overall on the opening day They will then face Wales on the 25th of the same month before taking on the 14th in the FIFA ranking United States by the end of the month. Considering that the England team has been extremely sluggish recently, the Iran cavalry can take this opportunity to get points. As for the Welsh team and the US team, it is a life-and-death battle for the Iranian team. Judging from the FIFA rankings, the difference in strength between the three teams is not too big.