Gareth Bale saved Wales from defeat

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He didn’t have the game of his life, but Gareth Bale’s routine was enough to prevent Wales losing to the United States in their World Cup Group B opener. The Los Angeles FC forward won a first-half penalty that he scored, making the final score 1-1.

In the second World Cup in their history, Wales played a match again after 64 years: this time Gareth Bale Under his leadership, they entered the field against the team of the co-hosts of the next World Cup, and although the Americans played more dangerously in the first minutes, their dominance on the field did not yield new opportunities for a long time. time.

However, they were able to take advantage of their first real opportunity: George Weah Former Ballon d’Or footballer, son of the current Liberian president, Timothy Weah It was successful (1-0).

The Welsh team came back from the break with a more attacking spirit, the game became more open and at a higher pace, the Islanders created many great situations, writes MTI.

Despite having chances to score against the US national team, the increasingly tired Welshman equalized with a penalty kick by the national team’s top scorer Bill – quite deservedly, judging by the picture of the match.

No more goals were scored in the chaotic and prolonged extra-time, so after a long absence, Wales once again played a World Cup tie, just as they had done in the three group matches of the 1958 tournament.

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FIFA World Cup, Group B, First Round

USA-Wales 1-1 (1-0)
Al-Rajjan Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium
S.: Abdul Rahman Al Jassim (Qatari)
United State: Turner – Dest (Yedlin, 74), Zimmerman, Robinson, Ream – Adams, Moses (Acosta, 74), McKinney (Aaronson, 66) – Pulisic, Weah (Morris, 88), Sargent (Wright, 74)
Wells: Hennessey – Davies, Mepham, Rodon – N. Williams (Johnson, 79), Ramsey, Roberts, Ampadu (Morrell, 90 + 5) – Wilson (Thomas, 90 + 3), Bale, James (Moore, 46)
Goal: Weh (37) and Bell (81 of 11)
yellow card: Destination (11), McKennie (13), Ream (51), Acosta (90+10), Bale (40), Mepham (45+3)

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