Ref in USMNT-Wales May Have Missed Out-of-Bounds Call Before Bale’s PK

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By Jelani Scott The U.S. opened group play Monday with a draw against Wales. The United States men’s national team opened the 2022 World Cup in frustrating fashion Monday after kicking off group play with a 1–1 draw against Wales in Qatar. After the U.S. took an early lead on a Tim Weah goal 36 minutes in, Wales eventually evened the score with a Gareth Bale penalty kick in the 82nd minute after defender Walker Zimmerman fouled the Welsh star on a hard tackle. The pivotal moment ultimately proved to be one of the day’s biggest plays, but according to USMNT defender Antonee Robinson, a missed c…

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