The United States and Wales staged an emotional match, after which they deservedly equalized 1-1 in the debut of both teams in Group “B” of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Timothy Weah put the United States ahead in the first stage, after a good collective play; while Gareth Bale equalized for Wales, from a penalty kick, in the final part.
The United States and Wales, encouraged by two effusive parties, offered an entertaining match with rhythm and good intentions.
The Americans dominated thanks to a great physical display and high pressure on the Welsh field. Pulisic filtered a ball between the Welsh center-backs and set up Timothy Weah, who coming in diagonally defined with a low shot after 35 minutes had passed, making it 1-0.
The great deployment of the initial stage was felt by the United States in the final part and Wales took advantage of it to go in search of an equalizer. After so much going, at 36 minutes, Gareth Bale “invented” a foul in the large area and the judge charged a penalty. The shot was executed by Bale himself, who with an accurate shot at mid-height to the left post, signaled the deserved tie, 1-1.