The Ahmad bin Ali Stadium plays host to one of the most intriguing final group stage matches of the 2022 World Cup as England take on Wales. Gareth Southgate’s side top Group B and know a win will see them avoid the Netherlands in the round of 16. Rob Page’s men, however, are rooted to the bottom of the group but a win, coupled with a draw in the match between Iran and the USA, will see them into the knockout stage.
There are other scenarios in which Wales can escape the group but they all hinge on a four-goal win over England in the Battle of Britain clash. Unlikely but not impossible. ]
Despite the different circumstances the two nations find themselves in, both the Three Lions and the Dragons go into this match with a point to prove.