Wales have waited 64 years to feature at a World Cup tournament but they have failed to turn up, with Robert Page’s side’s hopes of advancing to the knockouts hanging by a thread after defeat by Iran.
A reckless challenge from Wayne Hennessey saw the goalkeeper dismissed late on and Iran duly punished the Forest man, scoring two late goals to leave Wales needing a miracle to escape Group B.
Here, Sportsmail’s Kieran Gill rates and slates players from both teams, with Hennessey, Aaron Ramsay and Gareth Bale having games to forget in Qatar.
Wales suffered a heartbreaking defeat by Iran to leave their World Cup hopes in tatters
Wayne Hennessey – 4
Two super saves to deny Sardar Azmoun and Saeed Ezatolahi. But dear oh dear, that decision to charge out of his box and…