How to watch England vs Haiti at the Women’s World Cup as the Lionesses look to kick off Group D with all three points
Sara Wiegman’s England will begin their World Cup campaign this weekend when they face Haiti.
The Lionesses will be looking to win the Women’s World Cup for the first time but face a tricky path to the final.
Ranked 53rd in the world, Haiti will be playing in their first tournament this year after beating Chile in the play-offs.
Mail Sport breaks down everything you need to know ahead of England’s showdown with Haiti.
England will begin their World Cup campaign this weekend when they face Haiti
The Lionesses will be full of confidence after winning the Euros in 2022 and the Women’s Finalissima earlier this year
England vs Haiti – Key information
England will face Haiti on Saturday morning, with kick-off scheduled to get underway at 10.30am.
For fans watching in Australia, the game will start at 7.30pm AEST and 7pm ACST.
The game between the two sides will take palace at the Brisbane Stadium.
Saturday’s meeting will be the first time the pair have ever faced each other.
The World Cup clash between England and Haiti will take place at the Brisbane Stadium
How to watch
The clash between England and Haiti will be shown live on ITV 1, with coverage getting underway at 9.40am.
Fans will also be able to stream the game live on the official ITV X app.
All 64 matches in this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup will be broadcast live on terrestrial TV in the UK after the BBC and ITV clinched a joint rights deal.
The move, which includes live audio commentary on BBC 5 Live and 5 Sports Extra, comes after FIFA and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) agreed to extend their existing media rights partnership.
There had been a threat of a broadcasting blackout in Europe’s Big Five nations – England, Spain, Italy, Germany, France – following bids of £800,000-£8m ($1m-$10m), which Gianni Infantino insisted were unfair.
For those wanting to watch in Australia, Optus Sport will be broadcasting all 64 games live. A monthly plan starts at $6.99 for Optus customers, and $24.99 for everyone else.
Meanwhile, for fans watching in the US, Fox Sports is set to show every game of the tournament.
Mail Sport will be providing live coverage of England’s clash with Haiti so you can keep up to date with all the action here.
Haiti will be playing in their first World Cup this year after beating Chile in the play-offs
The big news heading into the tournament is that Leah Williamson will not be playing at the tournament.
While Bright has had her injury issues over the last few months, the defender has been declared fit to start the World Cup opener against Haiti.
Beth England, Rachel Daly and Alessia Russo will all be pushing for starts from the off.
Kerly Theus is expected to start in goal for Haiti, with Tabitha Joseph expected to partner Jennyfer Limage in defence.
Hot prospect Melchie Dumornay looks set to start from the off in midfield.
Chelsea defender Millie Bright has been declared fit to start the World Cup opener against Haiti
England to win – 1/8
Haiti to win – 125/1
Draw – 33/1
All odds via Paddy Power and correct at the time of publication.