Football: World Cup - United States 1 Iran 2

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Goal: McBride 87

Yellow card: 1 (Regis).

Red cards: 0

Corners: 9

Offside: 2

Free-kicks (against): 8

Coach: Steve Sampson

Goals: Estili 40, Mahdavikia 84

Yellow cards: 2 (Minavand Chal, Zarincheh)

Red cards: 0

Corners: 1

Offside: 0

Free-kicks (against): 21

Coach: Jalal Talebi

Running commentary

1 min: USA force first corner but shot from Moore blocked.

3 min: McBride header from free kick hit top of Iran bar.

4 min: Jones left wing run, cut-back fails to find colleague.

7 min: Minavand Chal first Iran booking, foul

13 min: Mahdavikia forces way through, ball kicked away by Keller.

17 min: Regis booked for foul.

18 min: Bagheri long-range free-kick, gathered by Keller.

20 min: Azizi shakes off Dooley and tumbles under challenge from Keller but referee waves play on.

28 min: Bagheri tries luck with long-range free-kick again, this time over.

31 min: Hejduk delivers dangerous cross into Iran area but McBride unable to connect.

33 min: Reyna hits left-foot shot from 25 yards and hits foot of Iran post.

40 min: Estili header beats Keller high to his right following cross from Zarincheh.

50 min: Mahdavikia shoots just beyond top left angle.

54 min: Zarincheh's low shot from right held by Keller at foot of near post.

56 min: Bagheri's long range shot skids wide.

60 min: Reyna's shot blocked following good work by USA substitute Radosavljevic.

61 min: Dooley heads off target after corner.

62 min: Reyna pulls ball wide with acrobatic shot.

63 min: Preki unable to target header.

64 min: Hejduk's low shot from distance no real threat.

79 min: Hejduk's close range shot blocked by goalkeeper Abedzadeh.

84 min: Mahdavikia races clear from halfway line to beat Keller with fierce right foot shot.

87 min: McBride's header defies goal-line cover to pull one back for USA.