FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule, Groups, Fixtures, Teams, Matches

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The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in Qatar and feature Spain and Germany’s defending champions. Qatar’s hosts were drawn against the Netherlands and Senegal in the group round held in Doha. The FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022 seems to be that much closer now that the draw has been made official. After the group stage pairings are determined, we can begin to make educated guesses about which teams would be in the best position to move on to the knockout stages.

FIFA World Cup 2022

Mexico and Argentina will compete in Group C. At the same time, Luis Suarez and Uruguay will challenge Cristiano Ronaldo in Group H. England will face the United States in Group B, and Mexico will play Argentina and Lionel Messi in Group C.

FIFA World Cup

A championship match is scheduled for Sunday, December 18, less than a month after the competition begins on Monday, November 21. Brazil will start the tournament as the world’s best team and will be in a manageable group while reigning champions France will be anticipated to finish first in their group and will have a chance to build up a head of steam during the tournament.

Which clubs have the potential to be surprised? A team of champions from Africa is Senegal, a perennial contender among the better teams in Group A, including the hosts Qatar. Canada qualified for the World Cup for the first time in 37 years and was assigned to Group F, where it will hope to compete with Morocco and Croatia for second place after the host country Belgium.

FIFA World Cup Schedule 2022

A 32-team group stage will be followed by a 16-team knockout stage, with the top two teams qualifying.

After that, a single-game knockout tournament will be held for the 16 remaining survivors. Every match must have a winner on the day of the match, and if required, the extra time and penalty kicks will be utilized to determine the winner. When a winner is determined, the loser is eliminated from the competition.

FIFA World Cup Fixtures 2022

The current World Cup champion, France, will face Tunisia, Denmark, and whoever wins the Intercontinental Play-off 1, Peru, Australia, or United Arab Emirates.

Match Date Fixtures Time Venue
1 November 21 Qatar vs Ecuador 3.30 pm Al Bayt Stadium
3 November 21 Senegal vs Netherlands 9:30 pm Khalifa International Stadium
2 November 21 England vs Iran 6:30 pm Al Thumama Stadium
4 November 22 USA vs Wales/Scotland/Ukraine 00:30 am Al Rayyan Stadium
8 November 23 Argentina vs Saudi Arabia 00:30 am Lusail Stadium
7 November 22 Mexico vs Poland 9:30 pm Ras Abu Aboud Stadium
6 November 22 France vs UAE/Australia/Peru 6:30 pm Education City Stadium
5 November 22 Denmark vs Tunisia 3:30 pm Al Janoub Stadium
12 November 23 Spain vs Costa Rica/New Zealand 3.30 pm Al Bayt Stadium
11 November 23 Germany vs Japan 9:30 pm Khalifa International Stadium
10 November 23 Belgium vs Canada 6:30 pm Al Thumama Stadium
9 November 24 Morocco vs Croatia 00:30 am Al Rayyan Stadium
16 November 25 Brazil vs Serbia 00:30 am Lusail Stadium
15 November 24 Switzerland vs Cameroon 9:30 pm Ras Abu Aboud Stadium
14 November 24 Portugal vs Ghana 6:30 pm Education City Stadium
13 November 24 Uruguay vs South Korea 3.30 pm Al Janoub Stadium
20 November 25 England vs USA 3.30 pm Al Bayt Stadium
19 November 25 Wales/Scotland/Ukraine vs Iran 9:30 pm Khalifa International Stadium
18 November 25 Qatar vs Senegal 6:30 pm Al Thumama Stadium
17 November 26 Netherlands vs Ecuador 00:30 am Al Rayyan Stadium
24 November 27 France vs Denmark 00:30 am Lusail Stadium
23 November 26 Tunisia vs UAE/Australia/Peru 9:30 pm Ras Abu Aboud Stadium
22 November 26 Argentina vs Mexico 6:30 pm Education City Stadium
21 November 26 Poland vs Saudi Arabia 3.30 pm Al Janoub Stadium
28 November 27 Belgium vs Morocco 3.30 pm Al Bayt Stadium
27 November 27 Croatia vs Canada 9:30 pm Khalifa International Stadium
26 November 27 Spain vs Germany 6:30 pm Al Thumama Stadium
25 November 28 Japan vs Costa Rica/New Zealand 00:30 am Al Rayyan Stadium
32 November 29 Portugal vs Uruguay 00:30 am Lusail Stadium
31 November 28 South Korea vs Ghana 9:30 pm Ras Abu Aboud Stadium
30 November 28 Brazil vs Switzerland 6:30 pm Education City Stadium
29 November 28 Cameroon vs Serbia 3.30 pm Al Janoub Stadium
36 November 29 Netherlands vs Qatar 3.30 pm Al Bayt Stadium
35 November 29 Ecuador vs Senegal 9:30 pm Khalifa International Stadium
34 November 29 Wales/Scotland/Ukraine vs England 6:30 pm Al Thumama Stadium
33 November 30 Iran vs USA 00:30 am Al Rayyan Stadium
40 December 1 Poland vs Argentina 00:30 am Lusail Stadium
39 November 30 Saudi Arabia vs Mexico 9:30 pm Ras Abu Aboud Stadium
38 November 30 Tunisia vs France 6:30 pm Education City Stadium
37 November 30 UAE/Australia/Peru vs Denmark 3.30 pm Al Janoub Stadium
44 December 1 Japan vs Spain 3.30 pm Al Bayt Stadium
43 December 1 Costa Rica/New Zealand vs Germany 9:30 pm Khalifa International Stadium
42 December 1 Croatia vs Belgium 6:30 pm Al Thumama Stadium
41 December 2 Canada vs Morocco 00:30 am Al Rayyan Stadium
48 December 3 Cameroon vs Brazil 00:30 am Lusail Stadium
47 December 2 Serbia vs Switzerland 9:30 pm Ras Abu Aboud Stadium
46 December 2 South Korea vs Portugal 6:30 pm Education City Stadium
45 December 2 Ghana vs Uruguay 3.30 pm Al Janoub Stadium

Champions on five separate occasions, Brazil, the world’s top-ranked team, will compete in Group G against Switzerland, Serbia, and Cameroon, all of which are also top-ranked. In Group C, Lionel Messi will lead Argentina against Mexico, Poland, and Saudi Arabia, while Cristiano Ronaldo will lead Portugal against Uruguay, South Korea, and Ghana. Argentina won the Copa America in 2014 and will be represented by Messi.

FIFA World Cup Facts

World Cup 2022 is set to take place between November 21 and December 18, and it will be unlike any other in several ways.

  • The World Cup in 2022 will be the shortest tournament in history, lasting just 28 days, making it the shortest since the 1978 edition.
  • The World Cup in 2022 will be the last edition to include 32 countries; the number will increase to 48 teams the following year.
  • Qatar serves as the host nation for the 2022 World Cup, which will take place in Qatar’s winter months to avoid the country’s scorching summer temperatures, even though the World Cup traditionally takes place in June and July.
  • As a result, it will be the first time the World Cup has been held in the Middle East.
  • Every host stadium is within a 35-mile radius of Doha, making it very accessible for spectators to travel to many games.