Iran and USA are facing each other for the second time in the FIFA World Cup history on Tuesday, November 29. The U.S. men's national team must win Tuesday to advance to the round of 16. This is an exciting matchup that awaits us in the last round of group stages in Qatar.
The USA is ranked 16th, while Iran is 20th in the FIFA World Cup rankings. Though the United Nations team showed it could go toe-to-toe with fifth-ranked England, it will need to make more of its scoring chances in order to be victorious moving forward.
Here are the facts you should know about the game between Iran and USA.
Iran vs. USA Head-to-Head Record
- Iran and USA are meeting for the third time in men's international football and just the second in the history of the FIFA World Cup.
- A draw would probably be enough for the Iranian team, but the USA needs all three points after drawing both their opening matches.
- The USA have won two of their last 14 games at World Cup.
- Iran beat the USA in the only previous encounter between the sides at FIFA World Cup.
Players To Watch At Iran vs. USA
USA: They have a talented collection of players who are primarily well-established in Europe. However, the forward of the USA, Cristian Pulisic, is their crucial player whose performance fans are looking for.
Iran: Taremi scored twice for Iran in their surprising 6-2 defeat against England. But the team was impressive against Wales as Iran's key player Taremi provided the assist for their opening goal.
Iran vs. USA Predicted Lineups
Iran's Possible Lineup: Ramin Rezaeian, Hossein Hosseini, Majid Hosseini, Morteza Pouraliganji, Milad Mohammadi, Ali Gholizadeh, Saeid Ezatolahi, Ehsan Hajsafi, Ahmad Nourollahi, Mehdi Taremi, Sardar Azmoun
USA's Possible Lineup: Matt Turner, Sergino Dest, Walker Zimmerman, Tim Ream, Antonee Robinson, Tyler Adams, Yunus Musah, Weston McKennie, Christian Pulisic, Timothy Weah, Haji Wright
Iran vs. USA Prediction and Scorecard
Iran and USA go head to head in the final game of Group B fixtures at the FIFA World Cup, with both countries with a chance of going to the knockout stages.
USA is yet to accompany three points with their enthusiastic performances but should have enough to secure progression to the knockout stages against an Iranian squad.
Prediction: Iran 0-1 USA
23% are in support of Iran, while 49% say the USA team will win the game. Likewise, 28% say the game will end draw. But if the Iranian side takes the win, then they will make history.
Here are the Betting Tips and Odds From Iran vs. USA
The United Nations teams are -107 favorites on the money line (risk $107 to win $100) in the latest USA vs. Iran odds from Caesars Sportsbook. Likewise, Iran is +310 underdogs, a draw is priced at +235, and the over/under for total goals scored is set at 2.5.