Wrought-iron defense was the order of the day when Iran stopped Wales to the tune of a 2-0 shutout in a FIFA World Cup men’s soccer matchup.
Both teams were shutout in the first half.
Iran held on with a 2-0 scoring edge in the final half.
Iran had no mercy for Wales, as Roozbeh Cheshmi and Ramin Rezaeian notched 1 goal each in a 2-0 victory on Nov. 25 at Ahmed bin Ali Stadium. It was a showing that proved the tipping point in this clash.
Mehdi Taremi brought the heat with 1 assist during the match for Iran. The assist came at a crucial time, and they pushed Iran forward to victory.