England begin their quest to end 56 years of World Cup hurt at Qatar 2022 on Monday as they begin the campaign with a Group B clash with Iran.
The Three Lions have come close to tasting glory in their two most recent major tournaments, having reached the semi-finals in the last World Cup in Russia back in 2018 while also finishing as runners-up at Euro 2020. But England’s form in the run up to Qatar has been a major cause for concern, and under pressure boss Gareth Southgate will be determined to seal a convincing win in their opening match against expected group strugglers Iran.
The match kicks off at 1pm on Monday, read on for a full break down of how to watch an England vs Iran live stream and get the World Cup 2022 game from anywhere.
England are winless in their last six matches after a massively disappointing UEFA Nations League campaign, but there nevertheless remains plenty of optimism that another deep run in a tournament is on the cards. Skipper and star striker Harry Kane arrives in Qatar in good form and a potentially kind route through the knock out stages awaits, should they reach them.
Managed by Alex Ferguson’s former No.2 at Man United Carlos Queiroz, Iran will be looking to make it past the group stage at a World Cup for the first time.
Bayer Leverkusen’s Sardar Azmoun and Porto’s Mehdi Taremi are expected to lead the line for the Iranians who will come into Monday’s game determined to create a positive story amid political turmoil in their home country.
Can Gareth Southgate’s men lay down a marker and start the tournament with a convincing win? Or could Iran pull off a massive World Cup shock? Don’t miss the action on Sunday afternoon. Read our guide on how to watch a England vs Iran live stream, including what TV channels and services you’ll need – and make sure you know how to watch Qatar World Cup 2022 on your games console as well.