The date of the Qatar match against Ecuador today, at the opening of the Qatar World Cup 2022 , and the channels that broadcast it

Every person is watching their watch at the here and now time, waiting for the staying hours as well as minutes of the Qatar World Cup 2022 last, as the World Cup competitions open today with the opening meeting that combines the groups of Qatar as well as Ecuador, and also listed below we will certainly show you the comprehensive guide to the suit as well as its complete information.

Match preview

The very first suit of the highly-controversial 2022 World Mug happens at the Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as hosts Qatar lock horns with Ecuador in Team A.

Felix Sanchez Bas's guys are competing on the biggest international phase for the very first time in their background, while the South American country make their go back to the World Cup finals after an eight-year absence.

Barely a week on from Sepp Blatter confessing that Qatar ought to not have been granted the Globe Cup in the first place, the 2022 hosts hold the distinctive honour of beginning the latest instalment of the competition, as residential leagues pause in order for the globe's finest to gather together between East.

Debate has raised its awful head ever since Qatar were awarded the organizing rights for the 2022 Globe Cup back in 2010, but on the field, Sanchez Bas as well as his crop of soon-to-be history-makers have simply attempted to give themselves the best possible opportunity of making it out of Team A.

Struggling With Africa Cup of Nations champs Senegal as well as 2010 World Mug finalists Netherlands is truly a baptism of fire for the world's 50th-ranked country, however they have taken part in 4 workout friendlies considering that October and have actually won all four of them.

Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and also most lately Albania have been up to Qatar's supremacy in recent weeks, with star striker Almoez Ali netting the only goal against the latter, and the Maroon are currently intending to become the very first World Mug debutants to win their opening suit since Senegal beat then-defending champions France in 2002.

On the other hand, Sanchez Bas's side are aiming to prevent being simply the 2nd Globe Mug hosts to fall short to make it out of the team - such a fate befell South Africa in 2010 - but triumph right here would also see Qatar make background as the only AFC nation to win their first-ever World Cup showdown.

Qatar were not the only country to come to be involved in controversy before the first sphere has actually been kicked at the World Mug, as Ecuador were apparently facing the danger of expulsion from the event after fielding a disqualified gamer in certifying.

Nothing came of that, however, and also the South American nation currently prepare to make their go back to the video game's showpiece occasion after missing out on a location at Russia 2018, yet making waves at the World Cup has not been their forte up until now.

Ecuador have actually already appeared at three editions of the competition in 2002, 2006 and also 2014, yet only when have they progressed past the group stages, being removed in the last 16 16 years ago, which additionally stands for the sole time that they have won their very first suit of the tournament.

Clean sheets have actually been the theme for Gustavo Alfaro's men in their workout period too, as Ecuador have incredibly recorded six shutouts from six games since the beginning of June, but they have only located the rear of the net two times themselves, with 4 of those six suits ending 0-0.

Ecuador as well as Iraq played out the Tricolor's newest goalless stalemate last Saturday, and Qatar have actually already encountered their South American counterparts 3 times on house soil, tape-recording one win, one draw and also one loss versus the side that will certainly be bent on ruining the event ambience.

Event details:

NAME: Qatar - Ecuador
DATE: 20 Nov 2022
TIME: 16:00 UTC
VENUE: Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor, Qatar

What channels will broadcast the match between Qatar and Ecuador?

  Arena Premium 1 HD Serbia
  Arena Sport 1 HD Montenegro
  Arena Sport 2 HD BiH
  Ariana National
  Armenia 1 TV
  Arryadia TNT HD
  Astro Arena 2 HD
  Astro SuperSport UHD 1