LIVE FIFA World Cup Matchday 6 updates: Wales v Iran at 3.30pm IST, England and Netherlands eye bottom 16 spots

Welcome to sports starDay 6 live set-up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Four matches – Wales – Iran, Qatar – Senegal, Netherlands – Ecuador and England – USA – will be played today.

DAY 6: QATAR 2022 LIVE UPDATES

England suspicious with excitement of FIFA World Cup vs USA

England scored six goals in their World Cup opener against Iran, but it was the two conceded that worried coach Gareth Southgate and gave hope to the United States.

“We ended up looking sloppy,” said Southgate of Monday’s 6-2 win over Iran. He also warned that the USA would go “full throttle” in Friday’s Group B game.

The tournament has already produced some shocking results, including Saudi Arabia’s win over Argentina and Japan’s excitement over Germany.

A USA win over England wouldn’t be on the order of Saudi Arabia’s victory – but Gregg Berhalter’s side are undoubtedly the underdogs against one of the tournament favorites – PREVIEW.

The Netherlands wants to seal the last 16 berths

The Netherlands will seek a win against Ecuador on Friday to seal their place in the round of 16. However, the Dutch team of Louis van Gaal will have to wait for the result of the Qatar-Senegal match. If the game ends in a draw and the Netherlands beat Ecuador, the Dutch team will be in the pre-quarterfinals.

  • ⦿Netherlands vs Ecuador, live streaming info, FIFA World Cup: preview, head to head, form, predicted XI

The Oranje fought off a 2-0 win against the African champions in their first game thanks to late goals from in-form youngsters Cody Gakpo and Davy Klaassen.

The Netherlands, three-time runners-up, are playing in a World Cup for the first time since finishing third under Van Gaal in 2014.

Gareth Southgate ignores Gregg Berhalter’s social media message

Friendship only goes so far when buddies become rivals in sports.

US manager Gregg Berhalter sees himself as a friend of England counterpart Gareth Southgate but communications between the pair have been cut with both leading sides at the FIFA World Cup recently – REPORT.

Hosts Qatar must conquer nerves ahead of Senegal

Chances are that the World Cup will be even worse for Qatar if the players don’t get their nerve in their second group game against African champions Senegal.

  • ⦿Qatar vs Senegal, FIFA World Cup Live Streaming Info: Team News, Form Guide, Probable Lineups

“We usually say that you learn from mistakes,” said Qatar’s Spanish coach Felix Sanchez on Thursday. “Let’s hope we’ve relieved ourselves of any pressure or tension that was there on day one.”

Qatar are already the first hosts to lose the opening match of a World Cup after being stunned by their nation’s biggest sporting event with a 2-0 Group A defeat by Ecuador on Sunday – PREVIEW.

Top 5 goals of the first round of the FIFA World Cup 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar saw some of the most impressive goals. Here are our top five picks at the end of the first round.

Iran will likely have a backup goalkeeper against Wales

With goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand likely to be sidelined after a horrific injury in the World Cup opener in Iran, substitute Hossein Hosseini has a big task against Wales and star Gareth Bale.

  • ⦿Wales vs Iran, live streaming info, FIFA World Cup: preview, head to head, form, predicted XI

Iran, bottom of Group B after a 6-2 defeat by England, meet Wales at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium on Friday – PREVIEW.

Otto Addo calls Ronaldo’s goal “a special gift” from the referee

Ghana coach Otto Addo criticized American referee Ismail Elfath, who missed the penalty that led to Cristiano Ronaldo’s record FIFA World Cup goal, calling it “a special gift”. Ronaldo won and converted the second-half penalty, becoming the first male player to score in five World Cups. Portugal beat Ghana 3-2 on Thursday – REPORT.

Brazil striker Neymar suffers an ankle injury in the match against Serbia and has to undergo an examination

Despite a comfortable win against Serbia in the World Cup opener, Brazil had to worry about the fitness of Neymar, who was substituted 11 minutes from time.

Although coach Tite allayed fears that the attacker will miss the next game against Switzerland on November 28, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar was a little less committed – REPORT.

FIFA World Cup, November 25: Which teams are playing in Qatar today?

Wales v Iran – 3:30pm – Al Rayyan Stadium

Qatar vs Senegal – 6:30pm – Al Thumama Stadium

Netherlands-Ecuador – 9:30 p.m. – Khalifa International Stadium

England vs USA – 12:30am – Al Bayt Stadium

Where to watch the games in India?

All FIFA World Cup matches are streamed live on Sports18 and Sports18 HD. The tournament will be streamed live on JioCinema on Android and iOS.

DAY 5 REVIEW

As we prepare for today’s games, here’s a quick recap of how Day 5 went at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Switzerland’s Breel Embolo scored the only goal against Cameroon – the country of his birth – in a hard-fought World Cup Group G opener – REPORT

Nothing could separate Uruguay and South Korea in their World Cup opener in Group H despite showing plenty of attacking quality in Qatar – REPORT

Cristiano Ronaldo became first man to score in five FIFA World Cups as Portugal start campaign with thrilling win over Ghana – REPORT

Richarlison scored twice, the second with a spectacular acrobatic kick, to help Brazil beat Serbia 2-0 at the World Cup on Thursday – REPORT

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