Ecuador beat Qatar
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Ecuador defeated Qatar with a score of 2:0 in the opening match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
Enner Valencia scored the brace. At 15 minutes he opened the score from the penalty spot. Valencia scored the second goal in the 31st minute after a free kick.
The teams made only 11 shots during the match - this is a repetition of the anti-record in the World Cup match.
Qatar became the first World Cup host country to lose in the tournament’s opening match.
The second match of group A will take place on 21 November between Senegal and the Netherlands. Group B matches will also take place on Monday: England v Iran and USA v Wales.