FIFA WC: Liberian President’s son scores for USA, Gareth Bale leads Wales back, match drawn

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Timothy Weah and Gareth Bale

Timothy Weah and Gareth Bale
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The excitement of the FIFA World Cup is raising the heads of the fans. The third match of the day played between USA and Wales on Monday ended in a draw. At one point in the thrilling match, the USA had a 1-0 lead till the 80th minute. However, in the last 10 minutes, Wales came back and scored a goal to level the scores at 1–1. Both the teams had to be satisfied with one point each. On Monday, one Group-A and two Group-B matches were played. The first match of the day was played between England and Iran. England beat Iran 6–2. At the same time, the second match was played between Senegal and Netherlands. Which the Netherlands won. The third match played between USA and Wales was very exciting. USA took an aggressive start in the match and continued to counter-attack.

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USA got the breakthrough in the 36th minute of the match when Timothy Weah scored a superb goal. Sargent and Pulisich first broke into the Wales half, with Pulisich passing to Weah. Star young striker Weah struck from just outside the box and fired past the goalpost. With this goal, the USA team went ahead 1-0. It was Weah’s second goal for the USA in the last four games.

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Timothy Weah is the son of George Weah, the President of the African country Liberia. George has also been a football player. He scored 78 goals in 210 appearances for Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan. He also played for clubs like Chelsea, Manchester City, Marseille. He scored a total of 194 goals in 413 matches. George won the presidential election in 2018 and is currently the President of Liberia. Timothy Weah showed in the Under-17 World Cup that he too has the qualities of his father. Timothee is currently playing for the French football club Lille. After this USA adopted defensive approach. However, after halftime, Wales launched a counter-attack led by Gareth Bale. However, they got success in the last 10 minutes. In fact, in the 82nd minute, the referee offered a penalty shot after USA’s Zimmerman had wrongly tackled Bell inside the box. On this, Wales captain Bell made no mistake and scored a goal to make the score 1-1. The score remained 1-1 till full time.

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The USA fired six shots at the Wales goal post, with only one on target. At the same time, Wells attempted seven shots, three of which were on target. However, two of these were blocked by the USA goalkeeper. In terms of ball possession, USA dominated Wales. USA’s ball possession was 59 percent and Wales’ 41 percent. Four USA players and two Wales players received yellow cards in the match.

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The excitement of the FIFA World Cup is raising the heads of the fans. The third match of the day played between USA and Wales on Monday ended in a draw. At one point in the thrilling match, the USA had a 1-0 lead till the 80th minute. However, in the last 10 minutes, Wales came back and scored a goal to level the scores at 1–1. Both the teams had to be satisfied with one point each.

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