The 2nd Day of the World Cup, kickoff with match between England and Iran. Qatar, the hosts lost the chance to confirm their place in the knockout stages, after suffering 2-0 defeat. Gareth Southgate will be looking for possible win’s in the first two fixtures to create pressure on the opponents. England Iran team line-ups & starting XI confirmed.
Who will be in England Starting XI against Iran?
It’s difficult to predict who will be in the squad since some injuries reported for the England side. Kyle Walker and James Madison injuries confirm that they will not start game against Iran. However, Harry Kane and Rahim Sterling will be they key forwards and start game. Ben Foden, Mason Mount top players to watch in Midfield. More details based on England start XI provided before the match.
- England Formation : 4-3-3
- Head-Coach : Gareth Southgate
- Captain : Harry Kane
|Pickford (GK) | Trippier (DF) | Stones (DF) | Maguire (DF) | Shaw (DF) | Bellingham (MF) | Rice (MF) | Mount (MF) | Foden (MF) | Kane (FW) | Sterling (FW)|
Who will Start for Iran In Opening Game against England at World Cup 2022?
Carlos Queiroz, the head-coach of Iran spend years in United Kingdom coached club teams along-side Sir Alex Ferguson. He is well known with British footballers and their strategy. Queiroz will go with a attacking side. Mehdi Taremi and Sardar Azmoun may start the game for Iran at strikers position. Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Mehdi Torabi players to watch in Iran’s midfield. Alireza Beiranvand, first choice goal-keeper for the side against England.
- Iran Formation : 4-4-2
- Head-Coach : Carlos Queiroz
- Captain : Ehsan Hajsafi
|A.Beiranvand (GK), Hajsafi (DF) | Mohammadi (DF) | Pouraliganji (DF) | Rezaeian (DF) | Jahanbakhsh (MF) | Torabi (MF) | Gholizadeh (MF) | Amiri (MF) | Taremi (FW) | Azmoun (FW)|
BBC and ITV hold official coverage rights for the match in United Kingdom. Football fans in China can watch this match for free on TikTok as the app got exclusive rights. Find more details how you can watch World Cup matches free in countries. Any changes to the England Iran team line-ups before match details updated here.