World Cup 2022: England vs Iran: Concerns As Southgate Confirms Starting Lineups


Panic as Gareth Southgate confirmed his starting lineup for the FIFA World Cup 2022 fixture England vs Iran.

England vs Iran World Cup 2022

As Gareth Southgate confirmed his starting lineup ahead of his first tie of the FIFA World Cup 2022, England vs Iran. Gareth Southgate released a lineup that left many shocked as key players expected to start were dropped.

England is expected to pick up all three points against their opponents, Iran, based on the quality the side is known to possess. Still, eyebrows are currently being raised as the lineup would be missing key names such as Alexandar Trent Arnold and Phil Foden.

Here are the starting lineups for both sides:

England: (4-3-3) Pickford; Trippier, Stones, Maguire, Shaw; Bellingham, Rice, Mount; Saka, Kane (c), Sterling

Iran: (4-3-3) Beiranvand; Moharrami, Pouraliganji, Hosseini, Mohammedi; Nourollahi, Cheshmi, Hajsafi; Jahanbakhsh, Taremi, Karimi.

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