Gareth Southgate’s England made a successful debut at the 2022 World Cup. In a Group B match, the Three Lions gave Iran no chance (6-2) at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha on Monday .
First favorite nation for the coronation to enter the running, England humiliated Iran (6-2) on Monday. Against a selection which will have quickly lost its goalkeeper Alireza Safar Beiranvand to injury, forced to give up his place after a shock to the head with Majid Hosseini, the English open the scoring through Jude Bellingham (35th), the nugget of Borussia Dortmund resuming header a cross from Luke Shaw. On a corner, the finalists of the last European championship break with a strike from Bukayo Saka (43rd). Before the break, Chelsea striker Raheem Sterling added a third goal (45th), on a pass from Harry Kane.
Returning from the locker room, Bukayo Saka offers himself the double from the left (62nd). If the Iranians save the honor by Mehdi Taremi (65th), the new entrant Marcus Rashford deceives the opposing goalkeeper (71st) from the left, on a new offering from Harry Kane. From the right to six meters, Jack Grealish signs the sixth goal of the English demonstration (90th). On penalty, Mehdi Taremi achieves the double after additional time. With three points, Harry Maguire’s partners take control of Group B. Next Friday, England will continue against the United States, opposed to Wales this evening (8 p.m.) in the other group meeting.