The United States and Iran will play a tense and critical match as Group B play comes to a close on Tuesday.
Only one team of the two can, and will, advance to the knockout stage no matter what. The United States need to win, while Iran advance with a win or draw.
There are plenty of on-field reasons why this match should produce an intense 90 minutes of action, but with the added off-field relationship between the two nations, there is expected to be plenty of needle.
Below are all the details to follow the USA vs Iran match, including the kickoff time for fans in North America.
USA vs Iran start time
The match between USA and Iran will be played at Al Thumama Stadium and will kick off on Tuesday, November 28 at 10:00 p.m. local time in Qatar.
Here’s how that time translates in time zones in the US and Canada.
USA vs Iran kickoff time
USA vs Iran live stream, TV channel
The USA vs Iran match can be streamed or televised by the following outlets in North America. Here’s how you can watch all the action.
- USA (English language): Fox
- USA (Spanish language): Telemundo
- USA (Streaming): fuboTV, Fox Sports site/app, Telemundo Deportes site/app, Peacock
- Canada (English language): TSN 2
- Canada (French language): RDS
- Canada (Streaming): TSN site/app, RDS app
Group B standings, scenarios
With the World Cup well underway, here’s a look at Group B.
The scenarios for this match are quite simple — For the United States, they must win to advance, while Iran need a draw or a win to move on. Goal differential will not come into play, and only one side can advance, not both.
USA World Cup schedule 2022
Iran World Cup schedule 2022
Group B potential knockout stage path
Here’s the potential path through the knockout stage for the top two Group B finishers. As is the case with all groups, the two sides will end up on opposite ends of the bracket, so as to avoid a group rematch before the final.
The official FIFA 2022 World Cup match schedule outlines the following knockout pairings for the Round of 16 through to the final:
World Cup Round of 16
|Sat, Dec. 3||1A vs. 2B||10 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
|Sat, Dec. 3||1C vs. 2D||2 p.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Sun, Dec. 4||1D vs. 2C||10 a.m.||Al Thumama|
|Sun, Dec. 4||1B vs. 2A||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
|Mon, Dec. 5||1E vs. 2F||10 a.m.||Al Janoub|
|Mon, Dec. 5||1G vs. 2H||2 p.m.||Stadium 974|
|Tues, Dec. 6||1F vs. 2E||10 a.m.||Education City|
|Tues, Dec. 6||1H vs. 2G||2 p.m.||Lusail|
World Cup Quarterfinals
|Fri, Dec. 9||QF1: 1E/2F vs. 1G/2H||10 a.m.||Education City|
|Fri, Dec. 9||QF2: 1A/2B vs. 1C/2D||2 p.m.||Lusail|
|Sat, Dec. 10||QF3: 1F/2E vs. 1H/2G||10 a.m.||Al Thumama|
|Sat, Dec. 10||QF4: 1B/2A vs. 1D/2C||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
World Cup Semifinals
|Tues, Dec. 13||QF2 vs. QF1||2 p.m.||Lusail|
|Wed, Dec. 14||QF4 vs. QF3||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
World Cup 3rd Place
|Sat, Dec. 17||Semifinal losers||10 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
World Cup Final
|Sun, Dec. 18||Semifinal winners||10 a.m.||Lusail|