The US soccer team finishes the first half with one goal over Iran

Iran PressMiddle East: The U.S. leads 1-0 against Iran at the half in a game they must win to advance to the knockout stage of the tournament.

Christian Pulisic scored the first goal of the game in the 38th minute on an assist from Sergiño Dest.

In the other Group B match, England and Wales remain tied at 0-0. England just needs a draw to advance to the knockout stage.

Earlier, Iran's media called upon football's governing body FIFA to kick the USA out of the 2022 World Cup after a controversial social media post from the official account of the United States Men's National Team (USMNT), in which the flag of Iran was not portrayed correctly. 219