Iran’s 2-0 win over Wales on Friday lifted one team, damaged another and brought more clarity to What the United States must do to Move out of Group B
The United States and England meet in Friday’s late game. Tuesday: the Final games the Group stage England Wales will be the opponent the The United States will be playing Iran.
Only two the Four teams may advance. Teams that finish tied in points will be allowed to advance. the Group standings the first tiebreaker is goal differential — the There is a difference between the goals scored and those allowed. the Three group games. Goals scored is the second tiebreaker. The second tiebreaker is goals scored.
Here’s a look at what the United States requirements to Do to Advance to the Round of 16.
If the United States wins England:
The standings would then be: United States 4, England Iran 3, Wales
With a win against Iran or a draw, the Americans would be able to advance.
If the United States loses to Iran would be eliminated, England beats Wales. If Wales wins or draws England, the group would fall to tiebreakers.
If the United States ties England:
The standings would be: England 4, Iran 3, United States 2, Wales 1.
With a win over Iran, the Americans would be able to advance. They would be eliminated by either a draw, or a loss.
If the United States loses to England:
The standings would be: England 6, Iran 3, United States, and Wales 1.
If the The United States would then defeat Iran. It would advance if England Wales wins or draws. If Wales wins the group would fall to tiebreakers.
With a draw against Iran, the Americans would be eliminated.