Prepare for a marathon of football — Uruguay vs Portugal Live Free Steam Reddit and some seriously unhealthy sleeping patterns — when the 2022 World Cup begins on November 21.
The Qatari timezone (Arabia Standard Time — AST) isn’t exactly kind to Australian viewers, although it could be worse when it comes to Socceroos matches. Australia’s opener vs France will be held at 6 am AEDT and their second match, against Tunisia, at a blockbuster time of 9 pm AEDT on a Saturday.
To help you plan for the tournament, and save you the hassle of converting times, here is the full World Cup schedule with AEDT kick-off times.
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World Cup action begins in Qatar on Sunday, Nov. 20, officially kicking off the 64-game tournament featuring 32 teams from around the globe. Uruguay vs Portugal Live
The U.S. men’s team figures to be the youngest of the 32 teams by average age, with only one player remaining from the 2014 World Cup, the last time America qualified.
When does the US play in the World Cup?
The U.S. is slated for its first Group B match on Monday, Nov. 21 against Wales.
The second match for the U.S. men’s national team comes four days later on Friday, Nov. 25, against England.
The U.S. will finish the Group B stage by facing Iran on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
All three of the U.S. Group B games kick off at 2 p.m. Eastern and will be broadcast live on FOX.
Echoing the 1998 World Cup, Iran and the U.S. will face off in a politically charged match in the group stage. It has been nearly 42 years since the nations severed diplomatic relations.
Where is the World Cup this year?
This year’s World Cup is the first ever played in November and December. The change from the usual summer tournament is to avoid Qatar’s desert heat. Uruguay vs Portugal Live
Game schedules are also visibly more packed than previous tournaments, with the World Cup squeezing back-to-back games for seven days straight to complete the tournament in only 29 days. The last two tournaments in Brazil and Russia were both 32 days.
How does the World Cup work?
The tournament begins with eight groups of four teams, with the top two from each group advancing to the 16-team knockout stage.
There will be four games back-to-back per day for most of the first two sets of group games, then simultaneous kickoffs for the last two games in each group.
There’ll be no break for the knockout stage, which begins the day after the group stage ends. The first day without any soccer matches comes on Dec. 7 — the 17th day of competition.
Who is playing for the US World Cup team?
Goalkeepers: Ethan Horvath (Luton, England), Sean Johnson (New York City), Matt Turner (Arsenal, England).
Defenders: Cameron Carter-Vickers (Glasgow Celtic, Scotland), Sergiño Dest (AC Milan, Italy), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls), Shaq Moore (Nashville), Tim Ream (Fulham, England), Antonee Robinson (Fulham, England), Joe Scally (Borussia Mönchengladbach, Germany), DeAndre Yedlin (Miami), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville).
Midfielders: Brenden Aaronson (Leeds, England), Kellyn Acosta (Los Angeles), Tyler Adams (Leeds, England), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo, Spain), Weston McKennie (Juventus, Italy), Yunus Musah (Valencia, Spain), Cristian Roldan (Seattle).
Forwards: Jesús Ferreira (Dallas), Jordan Morris (Seattle), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea, England), Gio Reyna (Borussia, Dortmund, Germany), Josh Sargent (Norwich, England), Tim Weah (Lille, France), Haji Wright (Antalyaspor, Turkey).
Portugal wraps up their preparations for the upcoming World Cup with a friendly against Nigeria at the Jose Alvalade Stadium on Thursday.
The three-time African champions, Nigeria, who will not participate in Qatar after failing to qualify, will be looking to return to winning ways and finish this year on a high ahead of preparations for the 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
When does Portugal vs. Nigeria start?
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After a somewhat disappointing season in the Nations League, where they finished one point behind group winners Spain, Portugal will be looking to put things right in Qatar.
Portugal vs. Nigeria prediction
Nigeria men’s national football team goes play Portugal in an international friendly match dis week.
Dis match dey come few days before di start of di Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
Super Eagles no dey go World Cup but Portugal dey go.
Di European team dey di same group with Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea for di tournament.
Di match na Portugal last build-up game ahead of di big football tournament for the Middle East.
Dis Na wetin you need know about di international friendly game.