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FIFA World Cup 2022 Competition Format

FIFA World Cup 2022 Competition Format
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Competition Format is divided into 2 rounds. The 1st is the Group Stage & the 2nd is the Knockout round (Round of 16, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, Third-place play-off, and Final). The information for both stages is as follows:

World Cup Competition Format

Group Stage

  • There are 8 groups and 4 matches.
  • 4 matches will be played in a day.
  • The top two teams that win in each group will qualify for round 16.

16 teams in Round 16

  • Winners go to the quarterfinals from this stage.
  • If there is a tie after 90 minutes, extra time will be played in two halves of 15 minutes each.
  • If the score is tied after extra time, penalty kicks will decide the winner.

8 Teams in Quarter-Final

  • Winners move to the semifinals from in this round.
  • If there is a draw at 90 minutes, extra time will be played in two halves, 15 minutes each.
  • If the score is level after extra time, penalty kicks will decide the winner.

4 Teams in Semi-Final

Winners in this level qualify for the championship round.
The Losers will compete in the third-place playoff.

2 Teams Third-place play-off

If there is a tie after 90 minutes, extra time will be played in two halves of 15 minutes each.

Final

  • If there is a tie after 90 minutes, extra time will be played in two halves of 15 minutes each.
  • If the score is tied after extra time, penalty kicks will decide the winner.

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