World Cup day two: Iran vs England preview

World Cup day two: Iran vs England preview

THE 2022 WORLD CUP KICKED OFF YESTERDAY with Ecuador vs the hosts Qatar.

Ecuador went on to win 2-0 thanks to a brace from former West Ham forward Enner Valencia.

The opener gave fans a small taste of what to expect from the World Cup, but now the World Cup really hits its stride with three games a day for the next few weeks.

Today the first game will be England vs Iran at 1pm. This is then followed by Netherlands vs Senegal at 4pm. The day ends with Wales vs USA at 7pm.

Here's a rundown of what to expect for England vs Iran on day two of the tournament.


Where's it on ?

England play Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium

Netherlands vs Senegal will take place at the Al Thumama Stadium

Wales vs USA will be played at the Al Rayyan Stadium

What time's kick off ?

England and Iran is on is at 1pm

Senegal v Netherlandsis kicks-off at 4pm

USA v Wales is kicks-off  at 7pm

Where can I watch it

You can watch England and Iran t live on RTE TWO and the RTE Player. Coverage starts at 12:30

For viewers in the UK, the game will be televised on BBC One, while the match can also be streamed live on BBC iPlayer and the BBC iPlayer app

RTE's coverage for Netherlands vs Senegal will begin at 15:30

RTE's USA vs Wales coverage starts at 18:30

Team news

England starting Xi

Pickford, Trippier, Stones, Maguire, Shaw, Rice, Bellingham, Saka, Mount, Sterling, Kane.

Iran starting XI

Alireza Beyranvand, Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Ali Karimi, Sadeq Moharrami, Ehsan Hajisafi, Milad Mohammadi, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Mehdi Taremi, Majid Hosseini, Ahmad Nourollahi, Morteza Pouraliganji

Other team news

Team news for the other games will be announced closer to kickoff

Odds for the games (Netherlands vs Senegal)  (USA Wales)