The World Cup in Qatar has some seriously exciting matches in the group stage. Cr: Getty Images.

World Cup Qatar 2022: The 10 best matches to watch in the group stage - including Germany vs Spain

World Cup 2022 begins this coming Sunday. Here are 10 games we are most looking forward to in the group stages of the competition.

It hasn’t come without strong criticism, however, after a four year wait the Qatar 2022 World Cup finally arrives this Sunday to offer fans a winter feast of football.

While many within the media and the game has been critical of the role FIFA played in handing the tournament to a country with such a poor human rights record, the talent on the field itself can not be brought into question.

With fans expecting to see the likes of global superstars Harry Kane, Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski, there can be no doubt that the happenings on the pitch are sure to be eye catching.

And while the latter stages of every competition are where the excitement really reaches fever pitch, this year’s tournament is offering a fine selection match-ups within the first 12 days of tournament throwing up some mouthwatering clashes.

Here’s 10 games we think every football fan will want to make sure they don’t miss.

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