Group B – 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup: Schedule, times, teams, rankings

Group B – 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup: Schedule, times, teams, rankings

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

Can the Three Lions take care of business with minimum fuss? Or will the USMNT, Wales and Iran cause upsets as their solid units all have talented attackers who can win a game in just one moment?

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

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

Below is everything you need to know on Group B for the 2022 World Cup.

Group B schedule (all kick off times ET)

November, 21: England vs Iran – Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan – 8am


November, 21: USA vs Wales- Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan – 2pm


November, 25: England vs USA – Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor – 2pm


November, 25: Wales vs Iran – Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan – 5am


November, 29: Wales vs England – Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan – 2pm


November, 29: Iran vs USA – Al Thumama Stadium, Al Khor – 2pm

When: November 21-29 2022
Group stage game kick off times: 5am, 8am, 2pm
Location: Qatar
TV channel: Telemundo, Universo, Peacock

England

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

USA

Current FIFA world ranking: 14
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 9
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from CONCACAF (3rd place)
Coach: 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 from 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: Qualified automatically from AFC (Won Group A)
Coach: Dragan Skocic
Key players: Ehsan Hajsafi, Sardar Azmoun, Mehdi Taremi

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