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Wales vs Iran player ratings as Wayne Hennessey sent off in dramatic World Cup defeat

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Wales suffered World Cup heartbreak as Iran claimed a last-minute win in their Group B clash. Iran scored twice in the final moments that leave Wales on the brink of crashing out of the World Cup at the group stage.

Ali Gholizadeh had a goal ruled out for offside in an even first half, but it was Iran who dominated after half time. Sardar Azmoun and then Ali Gholizadeh both hit the post in a matter of moments as Wales survived with Wayne Hennessey making a brilliant save from Saeed Ezatolahi.Wales had to play the closing moments with 10 men after Hennessey was sent off for taking out Mehdi Taremi outside of the box.

And it was Rouzbeh Cheshmi who produced the winning moment with a stunning strike from range that beat Danny Ward, before Ramin Rezaeian scored a second on the breakaway.

Here are how the Wales players rated. Wayne Hennessey - 7 Received one of the most obvious red cards you will ever see - even if it required VAR to intervene.

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