FIFA WC: England humiliate Iran 6-2 in Group-B opener | As it happened

England's Bukayo Saka in action against Iran. Photo: Twitter/@England

Doha: Favourites England have made a brilliant start to their FIFA World Cup campaign with a thrilling 6-2 win over Iran in their Group-B opener here on Monday. Bukayo Saka scored a brace (43, 62) while Jude Bellingham (35), Raheem Sterling (45+1) and substitutes Marcus Rashford (71) and Jack Grealish (89) also joined the party. For Iran, Mehdi Taremi scored both goals, including a penalty in the dying moments of the match. Read match report here

Raheem Sterling celebrates his goal. Photo: Twitter/ @England
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  • 1 week ago

    FULL-TIME England beat Iran 6-2

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  • 1 week ago

    Taremi can. He converts the penalty. Iran make it 2-6

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  • 1 week ago

    John Stones with a silly foul, gives away a penalty. Can Taremi score again?

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  • 1 week ago

    Penalty to Iran. We are not done yet, folks

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  • 1 week ago

    Azmoun made a brilliant run, beating the offside trap. But he failed to beat Pickford one-on-one

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  • 1 week ago

    Oh, Azmoun. How did you miss that? A great chance for Iran, wasted

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  • 1 week ago

    Just over 3 minutes left now. Iran are emotionally and physically drained. England waiting to explode.

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  • 1 week ago

    Meanwhile, 90 minutes are up. But 10 minutes added on!

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  • 1 week ago

    Jack Grealish adds a sixth goal for England. Callum Wilson with the assist

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  • 1 week ago

    No, they were not done. It is 6-1 now

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Jude Bellingham put England ahead in the 35th minute. Photo: Twitter/ @England
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