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World Cup roundup: Iran stuns Wales; host nation Qatar eliminated

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Iran's Ramin Rezaeian scores their second goal against Wales on Nov. 25 at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar.   © Reuters

(Reuters) -- Iran scored two goals in second-half stoppage time to hand Wales a devastating 2-0 loss in Group B action Friday at the World Cup in Qatar.

Roozbeh Cheshmi broke the deadlock in the 98th minute and Ramin Rezaeian scored in the 101st against a 10-man Welsh squad, which lost goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey to a red card in the 86th minute.

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