Qatar vs Ecuador: FIFA World Cup Live Stream, Form Guide, Head to Head, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will begin at the Al Bayt Stadium, with host nation Qatar taking on Ecuador in a Group A match on Sunday. The other two teams in the group are Netherlands and African champions Senegal. Asian organizations are competing on the biggest stage of international football for the first time in their history, while Ecuador made their return to the World Cup finals for the first time in eight years. Qatar head into the match with a 1-0 win over Albania in a friendly last week, while La Tri was held to a goalless draw against Iraq last Saturday.

As host nation, Qatar earned direct qualification to the finals of the tournament. The team, ranked 50th in the world, has taken part in four warm-up friendlies since October and has won all of them. Their latest campaign ended in a 1–0 win against Albania on 9 November thanks to a 37th-minute goal by Almoez Ali S. The Maroons are now aiming to start their first World Cup on a winning note since Senegal beat defending champions France in 2002.

On the other hand, Ecuador has already participated in three editions of the tournament in 2002, 2006 and 2014, but only once have they reached the knockout stage and that was 16 years ago in Germany, but La Tri lost 1–0 to England. Got Defeated. , After failing to qualify for the 2018 edition in Russia, the South American outfit finished fourth in the CONMEBOL qualifiers to earn a spot in the group stages of the tournament after four years. Gustavo Alfaro’s side have been solid at the back, registering six clean sheets in as many games since June, but have only found the back of the net twice.

probable lineup

Qatar striker Ahmed Alayldin went off with an unspecified injury last week against Albania. Ali, the Maroons’ joint top goal-scorer, is expected to move forward with Akram Afif and Al-Haidos operating in a free role behind him. Hatem and Boudaife could form the midfield-pairing, with Ahmed and Miguel occupying the flanks. For Ecuador, Valencia is likely to lead the attack with Ibarra and Plata in support. Brighton-man Moises Caido is expected to pull the strings in midfield, alongside Cifuentes and Gruzo.

Qatar Possible starting lineup: Al-Sheeb, Miguel, Al-Wari, Salman, Hassan, Ahmed, Hatem, Boudiaf, Al-Haidos, Ali, Afif

Ecuador Possible starting lineup: Dominguez, Preciado, Torres, Hincapie, Estupinan, Gruzo, Caicedo, Cifuentes, Plata, Valencia, Ibarra

form guide


Opponents score
albania 0-1 (W)
panama 2-1(W)
honduras 1-0 (W)
Guatemala 2-0 (W)
Chile 2-2 (D)


Opponents score
Iraq 0-0 (D)
Japan 0-0 (D)
Saudi Arab 0-0 (D)
Cape Verde 1-0 (W)
Mexico 0-0 (D)

face to face

latest match result
Qatar 4-3 Ecuador

Qatar vs Ecuador Live Schedule & Fixtures

The FIFA World Cup match between Qatar and Ecuador will be held at Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday at 9.30 pm IST.

Qatar vs Ecuador key details
Date 20 November
place Al Bait
Kickoff Time in Qatar 7:00 pm
Kickoff time in India 9:30 p.m.

Where to watch Qatar vs Ecuador?

The live telecast of the match will be available on Sports18 network and DD Sports for football fans in India. Meanwhile, you can live stream through Jio TV and Voot Select.

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