England are set to start their 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign with the opening game against Iran on Monday, 21 November 2022 at the Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar. England must win this game and go into the remaining matches against Wales and USA with only needing a win. We take a look at what to expect in this match and how you can watch it online.
How To Watch England vs Iran Live Stream Online?
BBC has the rights to broadcast England’s first game against Iran on Monday, 21 November 2022. They will produce live coverage not only on their traditional TV channels but also via BBC iplayer which is available absolutely free for all UK residents. If football fans from outside the UK also want to access BBC iplayer coverage for free, all they have to do is change their ip address of the device to UK and after that BBC iplayer will be unlocked for them.
Using VPN to Unlock England vs Iran BBC iPlayer Streams:
2. Download and install the Express VPN app on the device you want to watch streams on.
3. Connect to the UK ip address inside the VPN app.
4. Once connected to the UK ip address visit BBC.com/iplayer. Create an free account and click on BBC 2 Streams in the menu. Now you have unlocked the BBC iplayer coverage which is the official broadcaster of FIFA World Cup.
Make sure you are connected to VPN while watching streams. ExpressVPN is your best bet to get world cup streams from official channels throughout the tournament.
Match preview: England usually start their campaigns on the backfoot and this match has a boring result return all over it unless England come out of the blocks from the word go. Gareth Southgate has some selection headech with some injuries and some out of sort players at the moment.
England Team News: James Maddison and Kyle Walker are set to miss out on the opening match nursing injuries. Rice is set to start in midfield however its remain to be see who will start alongside him with Kalvin Phillips and Jude Bellingham both available. In the forward roles we know Harry Kane will start while Foden, Mount and Sterling might be given the node.
|Defenders||Kieren Trippier, Harry Maguire, John Stones, Luke Shaw|
|Midfielders||Declan Rice, Jude Bellingham, Foden, Mount|
|Forwards||Harry Kane, Rahim Sterling|
Iran Team News: Managed by former Real Madrid manager Carlos Queiroz not much is expected of his side in this world cup for several reasons. However with England being shaky starters they might turn up in this game. Sardar Azmoun and Omid Ebrahimi are doubtful for this game but we can expect Azmoun to start even if he is 75% fit.
|DEFENDERS||Moharrami, Pouraliganji, Hosseini, Mohammedi|
|MIDFIELDERS||Nourollahi, Ezatolahi, Hajsafi|
|FORWARDS||Jahanbakhsh, Taremi, Amiri|