The game between the national teams of Qatar and Ecuador will take place a day earlier - on November 20, according to the press service of FIFA.

The postponed meeting will be held in the city of Al-Khaur at the Al-Bayt Stadium.

The game will start at 19:00 Moscow time.

The group tournament of the world championship will last from November 20 to December 6.

The semi-finals will be held on December 13 and 14, the final on December 18.

France is the reigning world champion.

The Russian team is not allowed to participate in the tournament.

Earlier, the honorary president of the Russian Football Union (RFU) reacted to the news about the possible postponement of the start date of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from November 21 to 20.