The US holds on to defeat Iran, 1-0, advancing to the knockout round of the World Cup
The U.S. defeated Iran 1-0 to advance to the second round.
ABC NEWS—The United States has advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Iran.
Walker Zimmerman played hero for the U.S. in the 98th minute when he cleared a loose ball from just feet in front of their net.
The U.S. finished second in Group B and will face the Netherlands, the winner of Group A, in the knockout round.