Wales coach Rob Web page says that almost all of his gamers had been subpar as they misplaced 2-0 to Iran on Friday, and he urged a fast response.
- Wales misplaced 2-0 to Iran on Friday
- Have one level from two video games
- Web page admits workforce had been “not fairly at it”
WHAT HAPPENED? Two late targets for Iran secured a significant three factors in opposition to Wales, who noticed goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey despatched off for a reckless problem on Mehdi Taremi. The end result leaves Web page’s workforce with one level from two World Cup matches and he admits that qualification for the knockout phases is out of their management.
WHAT THEY SAID: “We will’t sit and cry about it. We need to give our supporters one thing to cheer about,” he informed reporters. “We’ll bounce again, we’ll choose them up and go once more. We weren’t within the recreation in any respect. Even within the first half, earlier than the sending-off … you possibly can carry one or two gamers if there are off-days however when the vast majority of the workforce should not fairly at it there may be solely going to be one consequence, sadly. [Qualifying for the next round] is out of our arms now.”
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Wales should beat England of their closing recreation of the group and hope that the opposite match between United States and Iran goes their means.
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DID YOU KNOW? Hennessey is simply third goalkeeper to be despatched off in a World Cup, following Gianluca Pagliuca for Italy in opposition to Norway in 1994 and Itumeleng Khune for South Africa in opposition to Uruguay in 2010.
WHAT NEXT FOR WALES? Web page’s males spherical off the group stage with a recreation in opposition to England on November 29.