World Cup: Which Serie A players are playing in Group A and B today?

The second round of World Cup group games has come around already. Which Serie A players could be in action in Groups A and B today?


The first round of Group fixtures at the Qatar 2022 World Cup has already been completed with a relentless schedule of four games per day. It’s only going to continue, which means that we’re back around to Group A and Group B for their second matches.

The busy schedule will continue until the end of the group stage on December 2. On Friday, November 25, we get another look at the hosts as well as an interesting matchup between England and the USA.

Weston McKennie of the USMNT. (Photo: Getty)

What are today’s World Cup fixtures?

The World Cup fixtures for Friday, November 25 will see four games played by the teams in Group A and Group B. Group A features hosts Qatar, the Netherlands, Ecuador and Senegal. Group B is contested by England, USA, Wales and Iran.

The games on Friday get underway with Wales v Iran in Group B at 11:00 CET before we switch to Group A and see Qatar v Senegal at 14:00 CET. Netherlands v Ecuador is at 17:00 CET and the day is closed out with England v USA at 20:00 CET.

USMNT’s Sergino Dest. (Photo: Getty)

Which players from Serie A are playing in the World Cup today?

With as many as 65 Serie A players called up to the 2022 World Cup, you don’t have to look too far to see one involved in a game. Only Group E contains no Serie A players. 

The following Serie A players could all be involved in today’s World Cup matches:

Group A

Netherlands (Four Serie A players)

Teun Koopmeiners (Atalanta), Marten de Roon (Atalanta), Denzel Dumfries (Inter), Stefan de Vrij (Inter)

Senegal (Two)

Fode Ballo-Toure (AC Milan), Boulaye Dia (Salernitana)

No Serie A players are representing Qatar or Ecuador.

Group B

Wales (One)

Ethan Ampadu (Spezia)

USA (Two)

Sergino Dest (AC Milan), Weston McKennie (Juventus)

No Serie A players are representing England or Iran.


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