England, USA, Iran, Wales schedule, fixtures, standings

With England, the USMNT, Wales and Iran together in Group B, this is an absolutely blockbuster group packed with stories.

Can the Three Lions get things done with a minimum of fuss? Or will the USMNT, Wales and Iran cause turmoil because their solid units all have talented attackers who can win a match in just a moment?

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From Harry Kane leading England to Gareth Bale leading Wales’ attack to Christian Pulisic, poised to push the USMNT into the knockout rounds and Iran’s hopes pinned on the prolific striker duo of Azmoun and Taremi, this is going to be a tough group to to call.

Many believe England are the favourites, but Wales, the USMNT and Iran are very evenly matched and their world rankings (an average ranking of 15 when you combine all four teams) shows how tough this group will be.

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Below you will find everything you need to know about 2022 Group B World Cup

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Group B schedule (all kick-off times ET)

November 21: England vs Iran – Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan – 8:00 a.m.
November 21: USA vs Wales- Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan – 2:00 PM
November 25: England vs USA – Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor – 2:00 PM
November 25: Wales vs Iran – Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan – 5:00 AM
November 29: Wales vs England – Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan – 2pm
November 29: Iran vs USA – Al Thumama Stadium, Al Khor – 2:00 PM

When: November 21-29, 2022
Group stage match start times: 5am, 8am, 2pm
Place: Qatar
TV channel: Telemundo, Universe, Peacock

England

Current FIFA World Ranking: 5
World Cup titles: 1
World Cup appearances: 15
How they qualified: automatically qualified by UEFA
Coach: Gareth Southgate
Key players: Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Jordan Pickford

United States

Current FIFA World Ranking: 14
World Cup Titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 9
How They Qualified: Automatically Qualified by CONCACAF (3rd Place)
Trainer: Gregg Berhalter
Key Players: Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams

Wales

Current FIFA World Ranking: 19
World Cup Titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 1
How They Qualified: Qualified by UEFA via Playoffs, Path B
Coach: Rob Page
Key Players: Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey, Ben Davies

Iran

Current FIFA World Ranking: 23
World Cup Titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 5
How They Qualified: Automatically Qualified by AFC (Won Group A)
Trainer: Dragan Skocici
Key players: Ehsan Hajsafi, Sardar Azmoun, Mehdi Taremi

World Cup 2022 Group B: England, USA, Iran, Wales schedule, fixtures, standings originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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