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England, Wales, Netherlands Get World Cup Underway | The Data Day Live

After the 2022 World Cup got underway with Ecuador defeating hosts Qatar, it’s time to turn our focus to the first day of multiple games at the tournament with plenty of attention on the Home Nations.

Joining our Data Day Live panel for today’s show were Jack Supple from Opta Joe, who dove into the latest insights surrounding the England and Wales camps ahead of their World Cup openers against Iran and the United States respectively, and Wesley Mak from Opta Johan who reflected upon the news that Andries Noppert is expected to get the start in goal for their game against Senegal.

Each weekday through the 2022 World Cup, The Data Day Live will bring you up to date with the latest from the tournament. Want to catch the shows live? Make sure you are following us on Twitter or you can also watch the show on our YouTube channel.

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Don’t forget to listen to our brand new podcast ‘Stats Out of Context‘, which takes a closer look at some of the stats and metrics that go into the sport that we love with episode four focusing on long range goals.

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