Moore begins for Wales in Planet Cup match against Iran

AL-RAYYAN, Nov 25 — Wales striker Kieffer Moore has been named in the starting up line-up for today’s match from Iran soon after his remarkable performance off the bench in the opening 1-1 draw versus the Usa.

Midfielder Joe Allen, who has not played given that September, has been named on the bench for the Team B clash.

Wales captain Gareth Bale will make his 110th appearance for the Dragons, breaking the team’s all-time visual appearance record.

Iran mentor Carlos Queiroz has built five modifications to the aspect that lost 6-2 in opposition to England, bringing Bayer Leverkusen striker Sardar Azmoun back again into the starting line-up.

Azmoun will husband or wife Porto striker Mehdi Taremi, who scored two goals towards England.

The Persian Eagles named Hossein Hosseini among the sticks, with goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand lacking immediately after suffering concussion from England.

Both equally Bale and Chris Mepham enter the match on yellow cards and will be suspended for the final team stage match against England if they pick up a different reserving.

Iran’s Morteza Pouraligangi and Alireza Jahanbakhsh also picked up bookings towards England.

Starting line-ups in the Environment Cup Group B match between Wales and Iran at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium (kick off 1000 GMT):

Wales (3-5-2)

Wayne Hennessey Chris Mepham, Joe Rodon, Ben Davies Connor Roberts, Ethan Ampadu, Aaron Ramsey, Harry Wilson, Neco Williams Gareth Bale, Kieffer Moore

Mentor: Rob Page (WAL)

Iran (4-4-2)

Hossein Hosseini Morteza Pouraliganji, Milad Mohammadi, Majid Hosseini, Ramin Rezaeian Saeid Ezatolahi, Ahmad Noorollahi, Ehsan Hajsafi (capt), Milad Mohammadi Mehdi Taremi, Sardar Azmoun

Coach: Carlos Queiroz (POR)

Referee: Mario Escobar — AFP

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