Christian Pulisic played the hero for Team USA in the mandatory win for red, white and blue. The United States beat Iran, 1-0, to advance from Group B and into the knockout stages of the 2022 World Cup.
Pulisic’s goal in the 38th minute became the decisive moment for the United States as well as the ticket to the knockout stages. However, the 24-year-old Chelsea midfielder paid a heavy price for his efforts when he collided with Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand milliseconds after touching Sergino Dest’s fine-headed pass. .
Pulisic suffered an abdominal injury and was pulled out by Team America after halftime.
The United States will need the young superstar back in action and as fit as possible to beat the Netherlands in the knockout stages, and the good news is that he has provided an update on his condition for the match. match on Saturday.