The FIFA World Cup 2022 kicks off tonight as the host nation Qatar takes on Ecuador in the opening match on Sunday, 20 November, at Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor. Here we have the Qatar vs. Ecuador starting lineup and team news.
🆚 Qatar vs. Ecuador | FIFA World Cup 2022
🗓 Date: Sunday, 20 November 2022
🕗 Kick-off Time: 7:00 pm Qatar | 11:00 am Ecuador
🏟 Venue: Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor, Qatar
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Qatar’s Confirmed Lineup Against Ecuador
|Goalkeeper||Saad Al Sheeb|
|Center-back||Homam Al Amin, Abdelkarim Hassan, Al Rawi|
|Wing-back||Pedro Miguel Ro-Ro, Khoukhi Boualem|
|Midfielder||Karim Boudiaf, Al Haydos, A Hatim|
|Forward||Almoez Ali, Akram Afif|
The Qatar boss Felix Sanchez plays his team in a 3-5-2 formation. Three center-backs at the heart of the defense, two wing-backs contribute to the attack, and two forwards up front.
Akram Afif (Al-Sadd) and Almoez Ali (Al-Duhail) are the big names in the attack. Al-Sadd shot-stopper Al Sheeb is the first-choice goalkeeper for Qatar. Al Haydos will play the creative role in the midfield.
Felix Sanchez has no injury concerns ahead of Qatar’s first-ever World Cup match. He will have a full squad.
Ecuador’s Confirmed Lineup Against Qatar
|Defender||Estupinan, Torres, Hincapie, Preciado|
|Midfielder||Plata, Mendez, Caicedo, Ibarra|
Ecuador will line up in a 4-4-2 formation. Valencia will lead the front alongside Estrada.
Jeremy Sarmiento is recovering from a muscle injury. He wasn’t involved in Ecuador’s pre-World Cup friendly against Iraq. Carlos Gruezo is also a doubt due to a knock.