We’re here to show you how to bet on the World Cup opening match. Take a look below to see who’s playing the first game in this year’s World Cup!
The opening match of the World Cup always provides plenty of fireworks and we’re expecting lots of drama in Qatar. So we’ve prepared this guide to show you who you should be betting on and how to do it. Keep reading to see all you need to know about the World Cup opening match!
The opening game always features the host nation, and this time it features Qatar playing against Ecuador who are one of the other teams in Group A.
The opening game kicks off at 19:00 Arabia Standard Time on Thursday 20 November. This means 16:00 GMT if you’re watching from the UK.
Qatar take on Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar. This 60,000 capacity stadium has a retractable roof and should give the 2022 World Cup a suitably grand send-off!
Let’s be honest. Qatar vs Ecuador isn’t going to be the greatest game of football. Thankfully, there are plenty of fascinating matches to follow. Here are some other games that you should be betting on!
|21 November||England vs Iran|
|21 November||USA vs Wales|
|24 November||Brazil vs Serbia|
|25 November||Wales vs Iran|
|25 November||England vs USA|
|26 November||France vs Denmark|
|26 November||Argentina vs Mexico|
|27 November||Spain vs Germany|
|28 November||Portugal vs Uruguay|
|29 November||Wales vs England|
|1 December||Belgium vs Croatia|
All of our recommended bookies will be fighting hard to put on the most competitive odds for the opening game of the World Cup. This means that you can sign up to any one of our featured bookmakers and know that you’re getting great odds for this match.
By now you’ll have everything you need to know about betting on the opening match of the World Cup. Make sure that you check back here so that you don’t miss out on any of the important information about one of the biggest games in the football calendar!
Read our guide to see when the World Cup opening match is. This is the day when the competition begins, but you can start FIFA World Cup betting way before then!
Make sure that you read our guide to see what the World Cup opening match is, and we’ll let you know which games follow on from this too!
Check out our guide that tells you exactly when the World Cup opening match is, both in GMT and in the local Qatari time!
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