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  • Jude Bellingham 35'
  • Bukayo Saka 43', 62'
  • Raheem Sterling 45'+1'
  • Marcus Rashford 71'
  • Jack Grealish 90'
6
Group Stage
Finished
  • Mehdi Taremi 65', 90'+13' (pen.)
2
ENG
IRN
KO
  • Beiranvand is carried off the field on a stretcher, and Iran are using a concussion sub as they bring on Hossein Hosseini.
    Iran
    Iran
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out1 - Alireza Beiranvand
    Substitution - In24 - Seyed Hosseini
    20'
  • Jahanbakhsh is late on Shaw as he stands on the left-back's foot, and he's shown the first yellow card of the game.
    Iran
    Yellow Card
    IRN - Alireza Jahanbakhsh
    25'
  • BELLINGHAM SCORES! England do manage to work some space down the left and Shaw loops a cross into the box. Bellingham is unmarked on the penalty spot and he helps it on, leaving Hossein Hosseini stranded as it nestles into the back of the net for his first England goal. 1-0 England! 
    England
    Goal
    ENG - Jude Bellingham
    35'
  • SAKA SCORES! Yet again, England look for Maguire from a corner, and Trippier picks him out again. He peels to the back of the back and nods it down for Saka. He lets it bounce in front of him before putting his laces through it first-time on the volley. It flies through the crowd and into the top corner. 2-0 England! 
    England
    Goal
    ENG - Bukayo Saka
    43'
  • STERLING SCORES! Pickford goes long and Kane nods it down before Bellingham surges upfield before returning it to the forward. He squares a dangerous low cross into the near post and puts it on a plate for Sterling, who fires it past Hossein Hosseini. 3-0 England! 
    England
    Goal
    ENG - Raheem Sterling
    46'
HT
  • Kane just gets in front of Pouraliganji, and the defender slides in on him from behind, catching him on the ankle. He's booked for the challenge. 
    Iran
    Yellow Card
    IRN - Morteza Pouraliganji
    48'
  • SAKA SCORES AGAIN! It starts with a poor clearance from Hossein Hosseini, and England punish him for it. Sterling rides the challenge from Kanani to knock it out to Saka on the right, and he cuts inside. He drags it past Majid Hosseini before curling it towards goal, and a deflection helps it past the keeper. 4-0 England! 
    England
    Goal
    ENG - Bukayo Saka
    62'
  • Iran are making another change in reply to the latest England goal. Mohammadi is making way for Torabi.
    Iran
    Iran
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out5 - Milad Mohammadi
    Substitution - In16 - Mahdi Torabi
    63'
  • TAREMI SCORES! Iran have pulled one back! Moharrami sees his cross blocked, but he keeps hold of it to play it into Gholizadeh. He spots Taremi's run off the back of Maguire and threads it through for him. He lets it run across him before firing his shot over Pickford and in off the bottom of the bar. 4-1! 
    Iran
    Goal
    IRN - Mehdi Taremi
    65'
  • England are finally able to make their changes. Dier comes on to take Maguire's place.
    England
    England
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out6 - Harry Maguire
    Substitution - In15 - Eric Dier
    70'
  • Kane gets his second assist of the game after getting his head up to pick out Rashford's run down the right. 
    England
    England
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out10 - Raheem Sterling
    Substitution - In7 - Jack Grealish
    England
    England
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out19 - Mason Mount
    Substitution - In20 - Phil Foden
    71'
  • RASHFORD SCORES! He's only been on the pitch a matter of seconds! Kane slides it out to him on the right, and he takes it around Moharrami with his first touch since coming on to get into the box before sliding it past Hossein Hosseini and into the far bottom corner of the net. 5-1 England! 
    England
    England
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out17 - Bukayo Saka
    Substitution - In11 - Marcus Rashford
    71'
  • Final change for Iran now as Azmoun makes his return from injury in place of Noorollahi. 
    Iran
    Iran
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out21 - Ahmad Noorollahi
    Substitution - In20 - Sardar Azmoun
    77'
  • It's a great run from Wilson and he puts it on a plate for Grealish despite having the opportunity to have a shot himself.
    England
    Goal
    ENG - Jack Grealish
    90'
  • TAREMI SCORES! The referee's whistle went, but Taremi was in no hurry to take the penalty as he stared Pickford down. He takes a couple of stuttering steps before striding to the ball and coolly slotting it into the bottom-right corner, sending the keeper the wrong way. 6-2! 
    Iran
    Goal
    IRN - Mehdi Taremi
    103'
FT
England
Game Stats
Iran
78%
Possession
22%
13
Shots
8
7
Shots (On goal)
3
8
Corners
0
1
Saves
1
9
Fouls
14

Lineups

1
Jordan Pickford
12
Kieran Trippier
5
John Stones
6
Harry Maguire
3
Luke Shaw
22
Jude Bellingham
4
Declan Rice
17
Bukayo Saka
2x
19
Mason Mount
10
Raheem Sterling
9
Harry Kane
England
4-2-3-1
1
Alireza Beiranvand
2
Sadegh Moharrami
8
Morteza Pouraliganji
15
Roozbeh Cheshmi
19
Majid Hosseini
5
Milad Mohammadi
7
Alireza Jahanbakhsh
21
Ahmad Noorollahi
18
Ali Karimi
3
Ehsan Haji Safi
9
Mehdi Taremi
2x
Iran
5-4-1

Team Stats

England

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
021
ForwardsGASHOFCFS
76'
02001
MidfieldersGASHOFCFS
00000
35'
10111
71'
43',
62'
20322
71'
00124
71'
46'
11100
DefendersGASHOFCFS
00000
01001
00020
70'
01200
SubstitutesGASHOFCFS
70'(Harry Maguire)
00000
71'(Mason Mount)
00010
71'(Raheem Sterling)
90'
10103
71'(Bukayo Saka)
71'
10110
76'(Harry Kane)
01000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Iran

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
20'
000
ForwardsGASHOFCFS
65',
103'
20321
MidfieldersGASHOFCFS
00002
77'
00120
45'
00110
45'
00021
SubstitutesGASHOFCFS
45'(Ali Karimi)
00101
45'(Roozbeh Cheshmi)
00001
45'(Alireza Jahanbakhsh)
01001
63'(Milad Mohammadi)
00000
77'(Ahmad Noorollahi)
00200
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
20'(Alireza Beiranvand)
000--
000--

Team Ranks

England
Game Stats
Iran
78%
Possession
22%
13
Shots
8
7
Shots (On goal)
3
8
Corners
0
1
Saves
1
9
Fouls
14