Qatar's inaugural 2022 World Cup match swiftly went bad.
Ecuador struck early to beat the host 2-0 on Sunday.
Enner Valencia scored both Ecuador goals, while Hernán Galndez made one save. Qatar's five shots didn't go in.
Valencia seemed to score in the third minute with a header. VAR ruled the goal offside and disallowed it.
Valencia received another opportunity. Qatar goalie Saad al-Sheeb tripped Valencia as the striker rushed the net.
Valencia scored the tournament's opening goal on a 16th-minute penalty kick.
Ecuador dominated first-half possession time. It had multiple chances to increase the advantage before the 31st minute.
Valencia scored his second goal off ngelo Preciado's right-footed pass.
First-half stoppage time was Qatar's best scoring opportunity. Almoez Ali missed a header before halftime.