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World Cup 2022: England vs Iran

World Cup 2022: England vs Iran

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In their World Cup Group B opener on Monday at the Khalifa International Stadium, England will take on Iran.

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England has qualified for the World Cup a record 16 times, making this their seventh consecutive appearance, which is also the greatest stretch in the tournament.

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"We've seen England in important competitions in recent years, and they've been brilliant," England player James Maddison said.

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"At the euro, you could see that there was a feeling about the euro, and that solidarity was there for all to see in Russia."

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Iran, on the other hand, has won just two of its 15 games and has never advanced past the first round of a World Cup.

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One of the 20 teams that competed in the previous two World Cups was Iran.

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The team with the fewest shots (47), shots on goal (10), and goals scored was another.