WELCOME TO DAY 3 OF THE 2022 WORLD CUP!!! We’re 4 video games into the match in Qatar after the primary two days and we’ve already seen some enjoyable video games, a giant win for England and three factors for the primary two Barça gamers in motion as Frenkie De Jong and Memphis Depay led the Dutch to a gap night time victory.
And now the enjoyable begins for actual: beginning right now and till the tip of the group stage, day-after-day will deliver us 4 matches and the large, huge favorites all make their debuts between right now and Thursday. And right now options at the very least one Barça participant (or legend) in each single recreation on the schedule, so it’ll be continuous enjoyable for Culers.
We start with the GOAT as Lionel Messi kicks off his last World Cup as he searches for the one title he’s but to win when Argentina face Saudi Arabia in Al Daayen. That is one of the best nationwide group Messi has ever had round him, and the Albiceleste are arguably the largest favorites to win the trophy. Saudi Arabia aren’t the pushovers from years previous, so Messi and Co. will want a critical, skilled efficiency to start out their Group C marketing campaign with three factors.
Up subsequent it’s Andreas Christensen’s flip to make his debut within the competitors as Denmark tackle Tunisia within the opening match of Group D. Denmark had a beautiful marketing campaign in final 12 months’s Euros and are hoping for the same dream run in Qatar, and have a ton of continuity with their greatest gamers all wholesome and in wonderful type coming into the match. Tunisia have a bodily aspect that may attempt to disrupt Denmark’s high-flying assault, however the Danes are huge favorites on this one.
The third recreation of the day and the second in Group C is the debut of Robert Lewandowski’s Poland, who face Mexico in an interesting recreation in Doha. That is Argentina’s group to lose, so the winner of this one will achieve an enormous benefit within the race for second. Lewandowski has but to have a signature World Cup efficiency in his profession, however his begin to the season for Barça has been fabulous and the famous person striker arrives in nice type and stuffed with confidence to face a deep and entertaining Mexico aspect.
Day 3 closes with the champs: France start their title protection with a recreation towards Australia in Al Wakrah. The French misplaced striker Karim Benzema and among the finest younger gamers within the match in Christopher Nkunku on the eve of their debut having already misplaced Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kanté to damage, however stay insanely deep and one of many major favorites. Barça’s Jules Kounde is a vital piece of the protection and Ousmane Dembélé shall be one of many first names off the bench, however Les Bleus will depend on Kylian Mbappé and former Blaugrana Antoine Griezmann to make them glory as soon as once more as they did in Russia 4 years in the past.
This must be a enjoyable, busy day of World Cup motion, and also you’re welcome to hitch us to comply with and remark all of the motion. Vamos!
Argentina XI: Martínez; Molina, Romero, Otamendi, Tagliafico; De Paul, Paredes, Gómez; Messi, Lautaro, Di María (4-3-3)
Saudi Arabia XI: Owais; Abdulhamid, Altambakti, Al-Boleahi, Shahrani; Kanno, Malki, Al-Faraj; Al-Buraikan, Al-Shehri, Al-Dawsari (4-3-3)
Competitors/Spherical: 2022 FIFA World Cup, Group C, Matchday 1
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 22, 2022, 1pm native time, 11am CET/WAT (Barcelona & Nigeria), 10am GMT (UK), 5am ET, 2am PT (USA), 3.30pm IST (India)
Venue: Lusail Stadium, Al Daayen, Qatar
Referee: Slavko Vincic (SLO)
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP
How one can watch on TV: FS1 (USA), TSN 1 (Canada), ITV 1 (UK), SuperSport (Nigeria), Sports18 (India), Gol Mundial (Spain), others
How one can watch on-line: FOX Sports activities App, Sling (USA), ITV Hub (UK), others
Matchday Thread Guidelines
We don’t have a number of guidelines right here, however there are some things to remember when becoming a member of our matchday threads:
Even when the referee sucks or we lose the sport, watch the swearing. It’s simply pointless. Additionally, don’t talk about unlawful streaming hyperlinks. Those that do will probably be warned, and those that submit hyperlinks shall be immediately banned. Lastly, be good to one another. This can be a Barcelona neighborhood and we don’t have to offend each other.
Have enjoyable with the sport! Perpetually and ever, irrespective of the competitors, VISCA EL BARÇA!