FIFA World Cup 2022 England vs Iran: Win Prediction, Predicted Lineups, Team News, Recent form & More

England will begin their FIFA World Cup campaign against Iran on Monday.

Saurabh GangulyAuthor

Updated - 19 November 2022 06:34 PM

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Preview:

England will look to end their search for a major international trophy at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. They begin their campaign against Iran in a Group B fixture scheduled at the Khalifa International Stadium on Monday (November 21). While for England it is a battle of getting that coveted trophy which they haven't won since 1966, for Iran it is about taking the next step further and showing that they belong at this level and can win against any opponent on their day after making their third successive entry into the biggest football stage of international football.

Where will the match take place?

Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar is going to host match number 2 of FIFA World Cup 2022.

Where can one watch England vs Iran in India?

Sports18 and Sports18 HD will broadcast the match on television.

Where can one live stream England vs Iran?

England vs Iran FIFA World Cup 2022 match can be streamed on the JioCinema app.

Team News

England:

Among major injury concerns for England is Kyle Walker who is recovering from a groin injury. On the other hand, James Maddison too decided to skip training in a move that was said to be in view of his workload after a bit of an injury scare. With Walker missing out, it is expected that Kieran Trippier could get a game. It is likely that Gareth Southgate might go ahead with Jude Bellingham especially with Kalvin Phillips having lesser game time behind him.

Predicted Line-up:

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

Last 5 matches (Most recent first)

Lost, Draw, Draw, Lost, Lost

Iran:

As far as Iran are concerned, Omid Ebrahimi is all set to miss out from the team owing to a groin injury. Sardar Azmoun has been named as part of the squad but did sustain a calf muscle tear last month so might not be among the favourites to start this game. A lot of Iran's goal-scoring responsibilities will rest on Mehdi Taremi who is likely to be assisted by Alireza Jahanbakhsh in the job. Saman Ghoddos may have to warm the benches for now.

Predicted Line-up:

Beiranvand, Moharrami, Pouraliganji, Hosseini, Mohammedi, Nourollahi, Ezatolahi, Hajsafi, Jahanbakhsh, Taremi, Amiri

Last 5 matches (Most recent first)

Win, Loss, Win, Draw, Win

Score Prediction:

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Conclusion:

England should be able to put up a clinical performance against Iran. While Iran has quality at this level, England before kickoff can prove to be an unsurmountable challenge for them. The Three Lions are favourites to bag 3 points from this match and any other result will mean Iran would be the happier side of the two.

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