New Zealand vs Fiji World Cup Qualifier Football Match

New Zealand will face Fiji in the second round of the World Cup qualifier on March 21, 2022, at the Qatar SC Stadium. Here you will know when, where, and how to watch the match along with the prediction.

On Matchday 1 of the Oceania Qualifiers for the World Cup Qatar 2022, New Zealand defeated Papua New Guinea by the minimum of 1-0 at the Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium. In the 75th minute, Waine scored to secure New Zealand the three points.

In the meantime, Fiji hosted New Caledonia and won by the tiniest of margins, 1-2. This match kicked off the qualification process for the Qatar World Cup 2022. In the 11th minute, Nalaubu scored the visitors’ opening goal, and they would go into halftime with a 1-0 lead.

Here is everything about the match.

When is New Zealand vs. Fiji?

  • Date: The match will be held on Monday, March 21, 2022
  • Time: The kick-off will start at 1 PM ET.
  • Venue: The match will take place at the Qatar SC Stadium.

The stadium has a capacity of 20,000 people. you can watch the event directly from the venue if you are someone from there.

How to Watch New Zealand vs. Fiji World Cup Qualifier Match?

  • Sky Sports
  • beIN Sports

Sky Sports has the right to live stream the match of New Zealand vs Fiji on TV. Sky Sports shows a ton of sports events for their subscribers. They are covering almost all the matches of the World Cup qualifier. They will also telecast this event for the football fans.

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If you don’t have a sky sports subscription on your TV, you can catch the match on beIN Sports. They will cover the whole match for the football fans. Contact your cable service provider and catch all the actions live.

These TV Channels are Showing This Match Live in Different countries.
  1. UK: Sky Sports Main Event & Sky Sports
  2. US: fuboTV
  3. Portugal: Match TV
  4. Atlético de Madrid: Sport TV
  5. Fiji: Sky Sports
  6. Ukrain: V Sport Jalkapallo, V Sport Premium

New Zealand Team News:

Michael Boxall, Elliot Collier, Sarpreet Singh, and Ryan Thomas have not been included in the 30-man squad on account of injuries and Michael Wood remains unavailable with club commitments.

Predicted Lineup:

Oliver Sail (GK); Winston Reid, Tommy Smith, Francis de Vries, Nikko Boxall; Niko Kirwan, Cameron Howieson, Clayton Lewis; Andre de Jong, Ben Waine, Joe Champness

Predicted Formation: 4-3-3

  • Injured: Michael Boxall, Elliot Collier, Sarpreet Singh.
  • Doubtful: None.
  • Suspended: None
  • Unavailable: Michael Wood (not released by club)

Fiji Team News:

Anish Khem is the only injury concern for the Bula Boys as Krishna Roy recovered from a knock to feature in the opening fixture of the campaign.

Predicted Lineup:

Mohammed Alzaar Alam (GK); Kishan Sami, Remueru Tekiate, Muni Shivam Naidu, Inoke Turagalailai; Lekima Lex Gonerau, Ashnil Kumar Raju, Tevita Waranaivalu, Rahul Ram Naresh; Roy Krishna, Sairusi Nalaubu

Predicted Formation: 4-4-2

  • Injured: Anish Khem
  • Doubtful: None
  • Suspended: None

Head-to-Head

This will be the 40th meeting between the two Pacific Ocean rivals.

  • Total Matches: 34
  • Newzealand Wins: 26
  • Fiji Wins: 4
  • Draw: 4

Odds:

  • NewZealand: 13/2
  • Fiji: 17/1

Prediction:

Over their last six games, New Zealand has managed to score seven times. In those games, though, they have been outscored by a total of five goals. Fiji’s defense has put up a sequence of strong performances, resulting in four goals against in their last six games. Fiji will almost certainly find it difficult to score against a New Zealand team that will almost certainly set up a large win.

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Prediction: New Zealand 3- 0 Fiji

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