Qatar vs Ecuador, Group A, FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Scorecard: Two goals from Aner Valencia give Ecuador a 2-0 lead over hosts Qatar in their opening game of the FIFA World Cup. In the first half, it was all about dominance from the South Americans as they completely outplayed Qatar. The first goal was a penalty while the second was a superb header. Qatar, trying to avoid becoming the first World Cup host to lose the opening game, looked vulnerable despite months of preparation. Below are the playing lineups.
FIFA WORLD CUP SQUADS
Qatar: Saad Al-Sheeb, Meshal Barsham, Yousef Hasan, Pedro Miguel, Musab Khidir, Tarek Salman, Bassam Al-Rawi, Boualem Khoukhi, Abdelkarim Hasan, Homam Ahmed, Jassem Gaber, Ali Assad, Asim Madabo, Mohamed Wad, Salem Al Hajri, Mustafa Tarek, Karim Boudiaf, Abdelaziz Hatim, Ismail Mohammed, Naif Al-Hadrami, Ahmed Alauddin, Al-Hedos, Khaled Munir, Akram Afif, Almoez Hassan Ali, Mohammed Muntari.
Ecuador: Moises Ramirez, Alexander Dominguez, Hernan Galindez, Piero Hincapie, Robert Arboleda, Parvis Estupinan, Angelo Preciado, Jackson Porrozo, Javier Arriaga, Felix Torres, Diego Palacios, William Pacho, Carlos Gruzo, Jose Cifuentes, Alan Franco, Moises Caicedo, Angel Mena, Jeremy Sarmiento, Ayrton Preciado, Sebastian Mendez, Gonzalo Plata, Romario Ibarra, Djorkaif Resco, Kevin Rodriguez, Michael Estrada, Enner Valencia.