Where to watch the World Cup opener between Qatar and Senegal in the UK, US, India and more?
Qatar hope to get back on the road to success with the hosts Senegal in which FIFA World Cup on Friday at Al-Thumama Stadium.
After a lackluster showing against Ecuador in the opening game, Felix Sanchez Bas is hoping his side will put up at least some resistance against the AFCON champions. With this loss they became too the first host country in World Cup history to lose its opening game. They were outplayed in all areas and the reigning Asian champions didn’t even have a shot on target.
Senegal also have some catching up to do after losing to the Netherlands in their opening game. Edouard Mendy had a bad day at the office which allowed the Dutch to pull away in a 2-0 win. It was obvious they were missing their talisman, Sadio Mane, and Aliou Cisse would hope that Ismaila Sarr would start producing the goods.
GATE brings you details on how to watch the game on TV and online in the United States, Africa, United Kingdom and India.
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Qatar vs Senegal: Date & kick-off time
How to watch Qatar vs Senegal on TV and live stream online
In which United States (USA), the game can be followed live and on-demand with fuboTV (start with a free trial). New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV, as well as a web browser.
Fans in the US can also follow the game on peacockthe Fox Sports Network, and Telemundo.
The game will be broadcast in the United Kingdom (UK). BBC One and streamed live BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Web.
in the India, the sports – 18 network has acquired the rights to broadcast the soccer World Cup.
Squad and team news from Qatar
Qatar have no injury worries ahead of this game. However, Sanchez could choose to change a few names from the starting XI against Ecuador.
Plus goalkeeper Saad Al Sheeb can make room for Meshaal Barsham. This is also worth mentioning Akram Afif, Almoez Ali Al Sheeb and Karim Boudiaf are just one warning away from a suspension.
Qatar predicted XI: Barsham; Pedro Miguel, Khoukhi, Salman, A. Hassan, Ahmed; Al Haydos, Boudiaf, Hatem; Ali, Afif
Senegal squad and team news
Abdou Diallo has started training with his teammates and is expected to start on Friday. However, Cheikhou Kouyate is still injured and will be out.
Despite his struggles in the first game mendy The QPR goalkeeper is unlikely to be dropped Seny Dieng would be the replacement if Aliou Cisse decides to switch.
Senegal predicted XI: Mendy; Sabaly, Koulibaly, Cisse, Diallo; I Gueye, N. Mendy; Ndiaye, I Sarr, Diatta, Dia