2022-11-25 12:22:44

Chris Sutton blasts Robbie Savage for his 'it's only Iran' jibe after Wales defeat

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Daily Mail
By Nathan Salt

Chris Sutton has accused Robbie Savage of showing a lack of respect to Iran before they 'schooled' Wales in a 2-0 win on Friday.

Speaking on the radio in the lead-up to the game, Savage was heard saying that 'it's only Iran', confident that Wales would suffer little resistance in getting the win they needed to keep hopes of reaching the knockout stages alive.

But Iran dominated the early kick-off in Group B and ran out 2-0 winners against 10-man Wales, with goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey shown a straight red before stoppage time goals from Rouzbeh Cheshmi andRamin Rezaeian.

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