Saudi Arabia shocked the footballing world in the opening round of fixtures as they conquered Lionel Messi‘s Argentina side to end the South American club’s remarkable 36-game unbeaten win streak. They now sit comfortably on top of the group heading into this one, despite being the favourites to come rock bottom.
This means this game could be vital in who advances, so let’s dive into things. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
DOHA, QATAR – JUNE 22: (EDITORS NOTE: This photograph was taken using a drone) An aerial view of Education City stadium at sunrise on June 22, 2022 in Al Rayyan, Qatar. Education City stadium, designed by Fenwick-Iribarren Architects and Pattern Design studio, is a host venue of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 starting in November. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Poland against Saudi Arabia in the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Friday 25th November 2022 at 1 PM GMT. The game will take place at the Education City Stadium, Qatar.
How to Watch
Poland vs Saudia Arabia in the World Cup 2022 second round of group stages games will be available to watch on ITV One. This can be accessed on Freeview channel 103.
The game can also be streamed on ITV X but make sure you have an account set up beforehand so you don’t miss a minute of the game!
LUSAIL CITY, QATAR – NOVEMBER 22: Salman Al-Faraj of Saudi Arabia controls the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia at Lusail Stadium on November 22, 2022 in Lusail City, Qatar. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
ITV X was previously ITV Hub before the broadcaster decided to rebrand and bring out the brand-new ITV X service.
It’s a little early to know any team news for this fixture as of yet, but when information becomes available we’ll be updating this page – so keep checking back for more.
We can predict the probable lineups judging from the previous fixture, which are as follows:
Poland Predicted XI: Szczesny; Bereszynski, Glik, Kiwior; Cash, S Szymanski, Krychowiak, Zielinski, Zalewski; Milik, Lewandowski.
Saudi Arabia Predicted XI: Al-Owais; Abdulhamid, Tambakti, Al-Bulayhi, Al-Burayk; Al-Abed, Al-Malki; Al-Buraikan, Kanno, S Al-Dawsari; Al-Shehri.
DOHA, QATAR – NOVEMBER 22: Robert Lewandowski of Poland reacts during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Mexico and Poland at Stadium 974 on November 22, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Goalkeepers: Kamil Grabara (FC Copenhagen), Lukasz Skorupski (Bologna), Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus).
Defenders: Jan Bednarek (Aston Villa), Bartosz Bereszynski (Sampdoria), Matty Cash (Aston Villa), Kamil Glik (Benevento), Robert Gumny (FC Augsburg), Artur Jedrzejczyk (Legia Warsaw), Jakub Kiwior (Spezia), Mateusz Wieteska (Clermont), Nicola Zalewski (Roma)
Midfielders: Krystian Bielik (Birmingham), Przemyslaw Frankowski (Lens), Kamil Grosicki (Pogon Szczecin), Jakub Kaminski (VfL Wolfsburg), Grzegorz Krychowiak (Al-Shabab), Michal Skoras (Lech Poznan), Damian Szymanski (AEK Athens), Sebastian Szymanski (Feyenoord), Piotr Zielinski (Napoli), Szymon Zurkowski (Fiorentina)
Forwards: Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona), Arkadiusz Milik (Juventus), Krzysztof Piatek (Salernitana), Karol Swiderski (Charlotte FC)
Saudi Arabia Squad
LUSAIL CITY, QATAR – NOVEMBER 22: Salem Al-Dawsari of Saudi Arabia controls the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia at Lusail Stadium on November 22, 2022 in Lusail City, Qatar. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
Goalkeepers: Mohamed Al-Owais (Al-Hilal), Nawaf Al-Aqidi (Al-Nassr), Mohamed Al-Yami (Al-Ahly).
Defenders: Yasser Al-Shahrani (Al-Hilal), Ali Al-Bulaihi (Al-Hilal), Abdulelah Al-Amri (Al-Nassr), Abdullah Madu (Al-Nassr), Hassan Tambakti (Al-Shabab), Sultan Al-Ghanam (Al-Nassr), Mohammed Al-Breik (Al-Hilal), Saud Abdulhamid (Al-Hilal).
Midfielders: Salman Al-Faraj (Al-Hilal), Riyadh Sharahili (Abha), Ali Al-Hassan (Al-Nassr), Mohamed Kanno (Al-Hilal), Abdulelah Al-Malki (Al-Hilal), Sami Al-Najei (Al-Nassr), Abdullah Otayf (Al-Hilal), Nasser Al-Dawsari (Al…