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

The tournament will mark the first appearance for Wales in the World Cup for the first time in 64 years.

Saurabh GangulyAuthor

Updated - 20 November 2022 02:13 PM

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Preview :

FIFA World Cup 2022 is historic for several reasons. Among many others, the tournament will mark the presence of Wales in the World Cup for the first time in 64 years. And their first game itself produced a tough challenge in front of them as they will be up against the USA who haven't had to wait that long for a match between their two World Cup, last featuring in the biggest sporting tournament in 2014 and also enjoying a better record over Wales in recent matches.

Where will the match take place?

Al Rayyan Stadium in Qatar is going to host the Group B contest between USA and Wales on Tuesday (12:30 am IST).

Where can one watch USA vs Wales in India?

Sports18 and Sports18 HD will broadcast the match on television.

Where can one live stream USA vs Wales?

USA vs Wales FIFA World Cup 2022 match can be streamed on the JioCinema app.

Team News

USA:

USA will have the best possible chance of starting off with a win as they do not have any major injury concerns. This suggests that all from the likes of Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams and Gio Reyna will make their World Cup debut. Luca de la Torre has been on the sidelines but is expected to be fit for this game. Matt Turner should be able to resume his duties as the goalkeeper, and Weston McKennie looks like the only doubtful starter.

Predicted Line-up:

Turner, Dest, Zimmerman, Long, Robinson, Musah, Adams, Acosta, Aaronson, Ferreira, Pulisic

Last 5 matches (Most recent first)

Draw, Win, Draw, Lose, Draw

Wales:

Joe Allen last played a game for Swansea City in September but has gone on record saying that he should be fine for the mega-event. He could be in the starting XI too, if he clears the fitness test. No other major fitness issues plague Wales at the moment.

Predicted Line-up:

Hennessey, Ampadu, Rodon, Davies, Roberts, Ramsey, Allen, Williams, Bale, Johnson, James.

Last 5 matches (Most recent first)

 Lost, Draw, Lost, Lost, Lost

Score Prediction:

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Conclusion:

A look at the stats suggests that in terms of possession, they are not up there with some of the best teams in the World. That can come back to haunt them if they fail to up the notch in this tournament. Dan James and Garthe Bale are too good players to miss out on exploiting that vulnerability and can hand Wales victory, in a huge boost to their qualification chances.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed within this article are the author’s point of view. They neither reflect the opinion of SportsTiger nor advise anyone to make any prediction based on this. SportsTiger does not assume any responsibility and liability for the same.

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