The fans are ready to witness the football carnival of England vs Iran at the Football World Cup 2022. This will be the first match between the two football nations in this tournament. Also, this is the first time that these two nations will meet each other at a football ground. The match will happen at the Khalifa International Stadium at 6:30 pm IST. Let’s dive straight into fantasy prediction for the match. Stay tuned till the end if you want to see suggested fantasy XIs.
England vs Iran Team Preview
The Three Lions have made quite an interesting mark in the history of the Football World Cup. The England team breezed through the Qualifiers with ease while having the best goal difference. H. Kane and company are set to take on Iran, who is known to put up a great fight when it comes to performing in the Football World Cup.
The Iran team has a record that no team wants to have when it comes to the Football World Cup. they have had the fewest shots (47) and the fewest shots on target (10) and scored the fewest goals (three) in the group stages in the last two editions of the World Cup.
Venue & Timings
The second match of the Football World Cup will be played at the 60,000-seater Khalifa International Stadium. The match will begin at 6:30 PM IST and lineups of both teams will be available at 5:30 PM IST.
England Starting XI: J. Pickford (GK), K. Trippier, J. Stones, H. Maguire, L. Shaw, D. Rice, J. Bellingham, R. Sterling, M. Mount, P. Foden, Harry Kane (c)
Iran Starting XI: A. Beiranvand (GK), S. Moharrami, M. Pouraliganji, J. Hosseini, M. Mohammedi, A. Nourollahi, S. Ezatolahi, E. Hajsafi, A. Jahanbakhsh (c), M. Taremi, V. Amiri
H. Kane (England): The captain of the England squad won the Golden Boot in the 2018 edition of the Football World Cup, so H. Kane knows how to convert chances and make a difference. The Hotspur attacker will be a player to watch out for in his battle against Iran.
A. Jahanbakhsh (Iran): The Iranian midfielder is known because of his express pace. Moreover, the Iran captain has proven to be the spine of his nation’s football team. In the upcoming uphill battle, Jahanbakhsh will surely try to turn the tides.
England vs Iran Suggested Fantasy Teams
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