After producing one of the greatest football shocks of all time in the 2022 World Cup opener, Poland are next on Saudi Arabia’s hit list.
The team ranked 51st in the world face a striker who rivals Argentina captain Lionel Messi and Poland skipper Robert Lewandowski, who missed a penalty for his side in a rousing 0-0 draw with Mexico.
With an injured Argentina still to come, Lewandowski and his teammates will see this as a match to be won.
Here’s how you can watch all the action in major global territories.
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Poland vs. Saudi Arabia live stream, TV channel
The match will start at 16:00 local time and will take place at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan which opened in November 2021, has a capacity of 80,000 and will also host the final of the tournament.
|United States of America||Saturday 26 November||08:00 Italian time||FS1, Telemundo||fuboTV,
Fox Sports website/app,
Telemundo Sports website/app,
|Canada||Saturday 26 November||08:00 Italian time||TSN, CTV, RDS (French)||TSN site/app, CTV site/app,
|UK||Saturday 26 November||1pm GMT||BTI, STV||ITVX, STV Player|
|Australia||Sunday 27 November||00:00 AEDT||SSB||SBS On Demand|
|India||Saturday 26 November||18:30 CET||Sports18||Voot, JioTV|
|Hong Kong||Saturday 26 November||9pm HKT||Now TV (ch. 616, 618)||Now television|
|Malaysia||Saturday 26 November||9 PM MYT||Star||Astro GO|
|Singapore||Saturday 26 November||21:00 GT||StarHub (cap. 251/252), Singletel TV||MeWatch, Singletel TV GO,
CAST, Star Hub TV+
|New Zeland||Sunday 27 November||2am NZD||Sky Sports 7 beIN Sports||Sky Go, Sky Sports NOW|
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Poland-Saudi Arabia teams
Derby County midfielder Krystian Bielik he was injured after coming on as a first-half substitute in Poland’s draw with Mexico.
Bielik should be ready to play against Saudi Arabia while he is a defender Bartosz Bereszynskiwho had been considered a big doubt but started the opener, appears to have put his injury woes behind him.
Poland’s expected lineup (4-1-4-1, right to left): 1. Szczesny (PO) — 2. Cash, 15. Glik, 14. Kiwior, 18. Berezynski — 10. Krychowiak — 13. Kaminski, 20. Zielinski, 19. Szymanski, 21. Zalewski — 9. Lewandowski
Left back Yasser Al-Shahrani was extended in the dying minutes of Saudi Arabia’s stunning win against Argentina after colliding with goalkeeper Mohammed Alowais.
The scans reportedly revealed a fractured jaw and facial bones, as well as internal bleeding. Alowais has since undergone emergency surgery for the injury and the defender will likely be ruled out for the remainder of the tournament.
Expected lineup for Saudi Arabia (4-3-3, right to left): 21. Alowais (PO) — 12. Abdulhamid, 17. Tambakti, 5.Albulayhi, 3. Madu — 7. Alfaraj ,8. Almalki, 23. Kanno — 9. Albrikan, 11. Alshehri, 10. Aldawsari
Odds Poland vs Saudi Arabia
Despite Saudi Arabia’s sensational start to the tournament, Poland, who are ranked 26 places above them in the world, have what it takes to secure their first victory.
Saudi Arabia’s long odds for a second win are sure to appeal to spectators who believe they can repeat their outstanding display against Argentina and a second win would send them to the round of 16 for the first time since 1994.
Odds via BetMGM (USA), Sports Interaction (Canada), SkyBet (UK) and LadBrokes (Australia).
|Victory of Poland||-135||1.67||7/10||3/4|
|Saudi Arabia victory||+360||4.70||15/4||15/4|
|-105 / -130||1.89 / 1.73||10/11, 4/5||19/20, 4/5|
|+100/-140||2.02 / 1.74||1/1, 8/11||21/20, 7/10|
|Saudi Arabia +0.5||+105||2.08||—||—|