Qatar vs Ecuador

Updated: 18 November 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar vs Ecuador – Details, Probable Lineups, Prediction, Top 3 Players, Head-To-Head, and Live Streaming Details. Qatar and Ecuador will square off against each other in the first match of the much-awaited FIFA World Cup 2022 at the Al Bayt Stadium on 20th November from 9:30 PM IST. Both the teams are placed in Group A of the tournament alongside Senegal and Netherlands. 

In this article, we shall be taking a look at all the necessary details about the match between Qatar and Ecuador. 

Qatar vs Ecuador: Match Details 

  • Qatar vs Ecuador 
  • Date and Time: 20th November, 9:30 PM IST
  • Venue: Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor 

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Qatar vs Ecuador: Head to Head 

The two sides have only played 1 match against each other so far and Qatar ended up winning it.

Qatar vs Ecuador: Top 3 Players

  1. Almoez Ali – Almoez Ali currently plays for  Al-Duhail SC. He is a 25-year-old striker and is best known for his performances for his past team Al Annabi. He was the top scorer in both the 2021 Gold Cup and the 2019 Asian Cup. He is the third-highest goalscorer in Qatar’s history, having scored 39 goals. 
  1. Gonzalo Plata – Ecuador’s Gonzalo Plata is one of the most promising talents of his nation. He is just 21 years old and has made his mark at the club level already. He plays for La Liga club Real Valladolid. He won the Adidas Bronze Ball in Poland in 2019 and made his way into Ecuador’s senior team. 
  1. Abdelkarim Hassan – Abdelkarim Hassan is one of Qatar’s most dependable players. The veteran is a very technical player and a gifted dribbler. His years of service to Al Annabi have made him a legend at the club. The left-back currently plays for Al Sadd and will be one of the players to look out for in Qatar’s team. 

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Qatar vs Ecuador: Probable Lineups 

Qatar: Al Sheeb; Ahmed, Kheder, Hassan, Khoukhi, Ro-Ro; Hatem, Boudiaf, Assadalla; Ali, Afif

Ecuador: Dominguez; Preciado, Porozo, Hincapie, Estupinan; Cifuentes, Gruezo, Caicedo; Plata, Ibarra, Valencia

Qatar vs Ecuador: Winning Prediction 

Although Ecuador has performed decently in the Friendlies in the last couple of months, Qatar is currently the powerhouse of Asian football and their preparations for the 2022 World Cup are phenomenal. We predict a 2-1 win in favor of Qatar. 

Qatar vs Ecuador: Live Streaming Details 

The rights for FIFA World Cup 2022 have been bought by Viacom 18 in the Asian Subcontinent. Indian fans will thus be able to see the match between Qatar and Ecuador on the Sports18 channel. It can be also streamed live on Voot.