Christian Pulisic was subbed after half time as he scored the winning goal against Iran and sealed USA’s ticket to round of 16.
World Cup 2022 – Updates of Christian Pulisic’s injury as the USA is monitoring the skipper’s injury following his goal against Iran in group B clash.
The Chelsea’s man seemed to be severely in pain after he scored and collided with Iran’s keeper Alireza Beiranvand.
The USMNT confirmed Christian Pulisic suffered a pelvic contusion against Iran. He will be monitored ahead of the Netherlands match on Saturday.
The player’s status now will be updated ahead of their clash against Netherlands in the round of 16.
From the hospital, Pulisic celebrated the narrow victory against Iran which he was subbed at half time. He wrote:
“So f* proud of my guys, I will be ready Saturday don’t worry.”
His goal brought absolute joys to the home fans back home as wild celebrations were seen everywhere.
Pulisic and USA records
USA have now reached the knockout stages of the World Cup in three consecutive appearances at the competition, doing so in 2010 and 2014 previously having been eliminated at this stage in 2006.
So far, Pulisic and co recored a clean sheet in each of their last two World Cup games with the MOTM himself now has been involved in both of USA’s goals in Qatar so far (one goal, one assist).
Since 1966, only Landon Donovan in 2010 (three, all goals) has been directly involved in more goals for them at a single edition of the tournament.
USA set up for Netherlands
For your quick world cup schedule forecasting:
Finished at second of group B, USA’s next opponent will be Netherlands – top of group A.
The game is set to play on Satuday 3th of December.
If they managed to upset the 2010 World Cup’s finalist, their next opponents could be:
- Argentina, Australia, Denmark, France, Mexico, Poland, Saudi Arabia or Tunisia.