US ties with Wales on World Cup return

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The U.S. men’s soccer team tied with Wales in its first World Cup game in eight years on Monday. Forward Tim Weah gave the U.S. a deserved half-time lead when he latched onto Christian Pulisic’s pass before calmly shooting past Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessy in the 36th minute. But the U.S., which is the second-youngest team in the tournament, was unable to find a go-ahead goal. Wales tied the game in the 82nd minute when captain Gareth Bale stepped up to convert a penalty after he was fouled by Walker Zimmerman. Wales’ last World Cup appearance was in 1958.

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