England manager Gareth Southgate was dissatisfied with his teams result in their World Cup 2022 opener against Iran . He warned his players that their World Cup bid might be terminated prematurely due to their dishonesty .
Doha, Qatar, November 22: England manager Gareth Southgate was dissatisfied with his team's result in losing the FIFA World Cup 2022 opener to Iran, and said that they will have to play better against the United States.On Monday, England opened their World Cup 2022 campaign with a 6-2 win over Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar.England started the season with a bang in the first half, leading by 3-0 before scoring three more goals in the second half.Southgate was, however, dissatisfied with his team's decision to let Iran score two goals later in the game.We are very proud to open the tournament in this manner, as well as with our attacking style.We know that Iran is difficult to score goals against, so it is a credit to our players for the movement and the speed with which we played, according to Southgate, who quoted Sky Sports.At the end of the game, to concede two goals as we did is not the level we need.We must be better than we were when we faced the United States today, because they are coming to us full throttle.We will have to reset the game. I understand how games progress, but that would not be enough to motivate us.To qualify, we still have a long way to go, he said.Bukayo Saka scored a brace for the English squad, while Jude Bellingham, Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford, and Jack Grealish all scored a goal.Iran suffered a big blow when its goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand collided with his teammate Majid Hosseini. In the World Cup 2022, England went off the mark by scoring a goal in the 35th minute.Bukayo Saka doubled Gareth Southgates side's lead eight minutes later, giving them a 2-0 advantage.In the first half, Raheem Sterling made it 3-0.England came into halftime with a strong advantage of 3-0. Mehdi Taremi scored the team's first goal of the season just three minutes later, and the scoreline read 4-1 in their favor.England added to their four-goal lead with the help of Marcus Rashford, who scored the fifth goal for his team, taking a 5-1 lead.As England extended their lead to 6-1, Jack Grealish joined the party, scoring in the 89th minute.In stoppage time, Sardar Azmoun raced through, but Jordan Pickford saved it by throwing his shot into the bar. The match ended 6-2 in England's favor, with the England team being the most dominant on the day, netting 78% of the field, compared to Iran, which had only 22%.Compared to Irans only three shots on target, England also had seven shots on target.In comparison to Iran, England had eight corners.Iran committed 14 charges while England had 9.England created chances throughout the game and converted many of them into excellent goals in their next matches.