World Cup 2022 briefing: The bigwigs join the party on day two

World Cup 2022 briefing: The bigwigs join the party on day two

The main event After that curious opening game between Qatar and Ecuador, with its empty seats, curiously euphoric home fans and the feeling that the South Americans have slowed down, England should be involved in the first genuine World Cup duel. Carlos Queiroz is remembered on English soil as the coach who taught Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United to defend. His Iran team is now …

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Qatar v Ecuador: World Cup 2022 kicks off with opening ceremony live

Qatar v Ecuador: World Cup 2022 kicks off with opening ceremony live

Key events Show only key events Please enable JavaScript to use this feature Show only key events Please enable JavaScript to use this feature Please enable JavaScript to use this feature I’m not sure any World Cup has produced as many great goals – or legendary commentary – as Mexico 86. This is soul-breathing beauty. “Hi Rob,” writes Beth. “Everyone rightly points out the deaths …

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