The three Lions are desperate to make an impact on the biggest Football competition after a disappointing run in the last edition. England to face debutants Panama in their next group game. Although Panama is playing this tournament for the first time but England is expecting a close clash. Group G is yet another tough group of FIFA World Cup 2018 featuring top teams from every confederation. The upgraded squad of England is looking confident after a pretty decent previous run. Let’s see who gets all three points. First, take a look at the IST schedule and broadcasting channels.
England Vs Panama Indian Time [IST] | 2018 FWC
According to Indian Standard Time [IST], England vs Panama will start at 5:30 pm on 24 June 2018 [Sunday]. Having a seating capacity of about 45,000, the Nizhny Novgorod stadium will host the match.
|Competition||2018 FIFA World Cup|
|Date||24 June 2018 [Inidia]|
|Time||5:30 pm [IST]|
|Venue||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium|
|Seating capacity||44,899 spectators|
|Round||Group stage [G]|
Telecast Channels in India
Turn on your television and switch to channel Sony Ten 2 or Sony Ten 3. People living in India and in its subcontinent can watch it live on any of these two channels. Scroll down for more telecast providers.
- Armenia: ARMTV
- Belgium: VRT, RTBF
- Chile: Canal 13, TVN, Mega, DirecTV, Movistar
- El Salvador: TCS, Sky
- Greenland: DR, TV 2
- Hungary: MTVA
- Indonesia: Transmedia, K-Vision, SuperPass
- Kazakhstan: Qazaqstan
- Mongolia: NTV, MNB
- Panama: Corporacion Medcom, Televisora Nacional, Sky, Movistar
- England: BBC TV, ITV
England Vs Panama 2018 Match Preview
This is the 15th appearance of England in the finals of FIFA World Cup. In their previous 15 attempts, they’ve won it once in 1966 that was 52 years ago. The new English team is not what it was. Having one of the best squads including experienced and young talents makes them different from the others.
Panama will remember this year until the end as they are playing the Football World Cup for the first time. Is it enough? No, of course, they’ll be looking to finish it as best as they can. National team’s most of the all-time top scorer Luis Tejada is still active who will have a huge responsibility on his shoulders.
England never met Panama as it will be the first head to head meeting of both teams. No past meetings mean no one understands the style of each other. The Britishers perform well against a new team. So they have a little bit +ve edge.
After looking at the current run of both teams in all competitions, England is picked up as high favorites. They are holding a win percentage of 81% against that of Panama’s 5%. These are just chances and we know anything can happen.
Footballwood predicts a 2-0 win for England. Make your prediction in the comment box.
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Starting lineups of both teams will be updated once they are announced.