LIVE: Qatar vs Ecuador – World Cup 2022
By Elizabeth Melimopoulos and Rohan Sharma
Published On 20 Nov 2022
20 Nov 2022
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Enner Valencia’s penalty kick and header (16′, 32′) give Ecuador a 2-0 lead in the World Cup’s opening-day match against Qatar.
The opener is being played at Al Bayt Stadium.
FIFA rankings: Qatar 50, Ecuador 44
In addition to Ecuador and Qatar, Group A includes Netherlands and reigning African champions Senegal.
Ecuador had an impressive qualifying campaign, losing just once at home.
Qatar are the reigning Asian champions, winning their first-ever Asian Cup title in 2019 and also finishing third in the 2021 Arab Cup.
Qatar vs Ecuador – World Cup 2022