England vs Iran 2022 FIFA WC: When, Where to Watch, Prediction

The 2022 World Cup will be played from 20 November to 18 December. The opening fixture will be played between the host country Qatar and Ecuador whereas the second match will be between England vs Iran.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is set up to be the 22nd FIFA World Cup competition. It is the most prestigious sporting event in the world. The lucrative event will be hosted by the Middle Eastern country Qatar. This will be the first World Cup played in the Arab World and the second in the Asia after 2002 tournament held by South Korea and Japan.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the last FIFA tournament to schedule the 32-team format and will be increased to 48 teams from 2026 onwards.

England vs Iran: When and Where

For the first time in the footballing world, England vs Iran will play against each other, neither in friendlies nor charity matches these teams have faced each other. FIFA World Cup is the likely tournament where teams will face new faces for the very first time which is similar for both the team England and Iran.

The England vs Iran will be played on 21 November 2022 at Khalifa International Stadium.

Date Monday, 21 November 2022
Kick-off (US): 2:00 PM (EDT)
Kick-off (UK): 7:00 PM (BST)
Kick-off (Australia): 2:00 AM (AWST) the next day
Kick-off (India and SA): 11:30 PM  (IST)
Kick-off (Qatar) 9:00 PM (AST)

Where to watch England vs Iran in the US?

Viewers in the United State can enjoy the match fixture between England vs Iran through Fox Sports Network for English language and Telemundo for the Spanish language.

England vs Iran
England vs Iran game will be held for the first time in history of the world cup

They can also tune in to Peacock and FuboTV streaming services at a modest cost.

Where to watch England vs Iran in the UK?

Fans who won’t be traveling to Qatar can watch the match staying at home with the help of TV cables and streaming services like; BBC and ITV.

Where to watch England vs Iran in Australia?

English or Iranian fans who are living in Australia can enjoy the match coverage through the SBS channel and its streaming service.

Where to watch England vs Iran in India and South Asia?

Fans must be eager to watch the FIFA World Cup. Indian and South Asian fans can enjoy the FIFA World Cup on JioTV and Voot Streaming app.

Where to watch England vs Iran in Qatar and the Middle East?

In Qatar, QMC(Qatar Media Corporation) will provide the live match broadcasting service. Every fan won’t be able to attend the match in the stadium hence they can tune in to tv cable operation.

England vs Iran Predicted Line Up

England Line up

  • Sterling
  • Mount
  • Foden
  • Kane
  • Pickford
  • Trippier
  • Stones
  • Maguire
  • Shaw
  • Rice
  • Bellingham

Iran lineup

  • Ezatolahi
  • Hajsafi
  • Jahanbakhsh
  • Taremi
  • Amiri
  • Ezatolahi
  • Hajsafi
  • Jahanbakhsh
  • Taremi
  • Amiri

England vs Iran Previous Meeting

As England and Iran haven’t played against each other. This is their first meeting to be played in FIFA World Cup. Since Iran doesn’t have much exposure playing against big teams except in big tournaments.

iran national team
Iran national team is good form recently for the world cup 2022
Source: Tehran times

This is a very good chance for them to catch the eye of the FIFA community to arrange a friendly match against big nations. Iranian fans must be delighted to watch the match played between England and Iran.

England vs Iran Recent Forms

Despite being the top nation in the footballing world, England hasn’t won a single match in their previous five fixture. As this is a serious issue for The Three Lions.

England: D-L-L-D-D

In the case of Iran, they have won twice, lost twice, and tied one match in their previous five fixtures one of the wins coming against the top south American team Uruguay.

Iran: D-W-L-W-L

England vs Iran Odds to Win

Despite having a poor run of form, England has always performed in big tournaments like World Cup and also has the hope to win the tournament.

Similarly for Iran, they might bring a surprising element to the game and may stun the world with their performance.

Regardless of this, we believe England might have an easy victory against Iran.

Prediction: England 3 – 0 Iran