Iran vs USA
Iran vs USA Game Preview
This game will be played on the back drop of major political tensions around the Iran nuclear deal. The luck of the draw put the two sides into the same group (Group B) at the Qatar World Cup. The coaches will need to focus on the game and hand and “try” to ignore the political noise surrounding this confrontation. Also in the group, favorites England alongside Wales.
Who will Win this One? Iran or the USMNT?
Iran’s Chance against the USMNT
In a tough group, both teams will play for the win if they want to earn a chance to compete against England and make it through to the knockout stage. Iran finished on top of their group stage, winning 14 out of 18 games total. Yet the US Men’s National Team are favorites on paper. Can they live up to the expectations?
The USMNT’s Road to the World Cup
How did Team USA get to Qatar? Well, they finished third in the third stage of the North and Central American group. They won 7 games out of a total of 14 played by winning 7, losing 3 and playing to a draw in the 4 remaining games. During that stretch, they scored 21 goals and conceded 10.
Iran vs USA Score Prediction
USA are paper favorites to win this encounter despite the Iranians great form entering this tournament. Iran had a great run up to this point, but the challenge is far greater now that they are in the final 32. Tactically, the Americans appear stronger with coach Gregg Berhalter leading the charge in this World Cup run for the Americans.
CXSports‘ Prediction for Iran vs USA: a 2-1 win for the Americans.