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FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule Qualified Teams, Kick-Off Time & Venues

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule
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FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in Qatar from November 21 to Dec 1Thirty-two 32 countries are ready to battle against one another for the World Cup 2022. The FIFA World Cup has never been held in an Arab nation before.

The first match of the World Cup will hold on November 20, 2022. The World Cup 2022 final game will occur at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on December 18.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualified Teams

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4
Spain United States South Korea Costa Rica
Qatar Mexico Senegal Cameroon
Portugal Croatia Tunisia Australia
France Germany Morocco Saudi Arabia
England Switzerland Poland Wales
Brazil Netherlands Iran Canada
Belgium Denmark Japan Ecuador
Argentina Uruguay Serbia Ghana

World Cup 2022 Groups & Teams

The 2022 World Cup will begin with 32 teams in 8 groups of four:

Group Teams
Group A Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands
Group B England, Iran, USA, Wales
Group C Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland
Group D France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia
Group E Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan
Group F Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
Group G Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
Group H Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea

World Cup 2022 Group Format

World Cup 2022 Tournament Format

The World Cup 2022 will have a 32-teams, which are divided into eight groups; only the best two teams from each of the eight groups will proceed.

Only 16 squads from the eight groups will go to the single knockout phases. The winner moves to the next stage while the loser is out of the contest. There must be a winner for every knockout-round match; if overtime or free kicks are required to pick the winner, they will be used.

Stage Date
Group Stage November 21 to December 2
Round of 16 December 3 to 6
Quarterfinals December 9 to 10
Semifinals December 13 to 14
Third-Place Match December 17
Final December 18

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule Group Wise

The FIFA 2022 World Cup opening match, which coincides with the host country on Monday, November 21, 2022, has been rescheduled to 17:00 CET / 19:00 Doha Time as part of the final game after the Last Draw.

Although the first tournament match in the tests will be Senegal vs. the Netherlands, The opening match will be Qatar vs. Ecuador, played at 17:00 CET / 19:00 Doha Time.

Group A Matches Schedule

Date Match Grounds Time (ET)
Nov. 21 Senegal vs. Netherlands Al Thumama 5:00 AM
Nov. 21 Qatar vs. Ecuador Al Bayt 11:00 AM
Nov. 25 Qatar vs. Senegal Al Thumama 8:00 AM
Nov. 25 Netherlands vs. Ecuador Khalifa Int’l 11:00 AM
Nov. 29 Netherlands vs. Qatar Al Bayt 10:00 AM
Nov. 29 Ecuador vs. Senegal Khalifa Int’l 10:00 AM

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule of Group B Matches

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
Nov. 21 England vs. Iran Khalifa Int’l 8:00 AM
Nov. 21 USA vs. Wales Ahmad Bin Ali 2:00 PM
Nov. 25 Wales vs. Iran Ahmad Bin Ali 5:00 AM
Nov. 25 England vs. USA Al Bayt 2:00 PM
Nov. 29 Wales vs. England Ahmad Bin Ali 2:00 PM
Nov. 29 Iran vs. USA Al Thumama 2:00 PM

Group C Matches Schedule

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
Nov. 22 Argentina vs. S. Arabia Lusail 5:00 AM
Nov. 22 Mexico vs. Poland Stadium 974 11:00 AM
Nov. 26 Poland vs. S. Arabia Education City 8:00 AM
Nov. 26 Argentina vs. Mexico Lusail 2:00 PM
Nov. 30 Poland vs. Argentina Stadium 974 2:00 PM
Nov. 30 S. Arabia vs. Mexico Lusail 2:00 PM

Group D Matches Fixture

Date Matches Grounds Time (ET)
Nov. 22 Denmark vs. Tunisia Education City 8:00 AM
Nov. 22 France vs. Australia Al Janoub 2:00 PM
Nov. 26 Tunisia vs. Australia Al Janoub 5:00 AM
Nov. 26 France vs. Denmark Stadium 974 11:00 AM
Nov. 30 Tunisia vs. France Education City 10:00 AM
Nov. 30 Australia vs. Denmark Al Janoub 10:00 AM

Group E Matches Fixture

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
Nov. 23 Germany vs. Japan Khalifa Int’l 8:00 AM
Nov. 23 Spain vs. Costa Rica Al Thumama 11:00 AM
Nov. 27 Japan vs. Costa Rica Ahmad Bin Ali 5:00 AM
Nov. 27 Spain vs. Germany Al Bayt 2:00 PM
Dec. 1 Japan vs. Spain Khalifa Int’l 2:00 PM
Dec. 1 Costa Rica vs. Germany Al Bayt 2:00 PM

FIFA Group F Matches Fixture

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
Nov. 23 Morocco vs. Croatia Al Bayt 5:00 AM
Nov. 23 Belgium vs. Canada Ahmad Bin Ali 2:00 PM
Nov. 27 Belgium vs. Morocco Al Thumama 8:00 AM
Nov. 27 Croatia vs. Canada Khalifa Int’l 11:00 AM
Dec. 1 Croatia vs. Belgium Ahmad Bin Ali 10:00 AM
Dec. 1 Canada vs. Morocco Al Thumama 10:00 AM

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FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule of Group G Matches

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
Nov. 24 Switzerland vs. Cameroon Al Janoub 5:00 AM
Nov. 24 Brazil vs. Serbia Lusail 2:00 PM
Nov. 28 Cameroon vs. Serbia Al Janoub 5:00 AM
Nov. 28 Brazil vs. Switzerland Stadium 974 11:00 PM
Dec. 2 Cameroon vs. Brazil Lusail 2:00 PM
Dec. 2 Serbia vs. Switzerland Stadium 974 2:00 PM

FIFA Group H Matches Fixture

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
Nov. 24 Uruguay vs. South Korea Education City 8:00 AM
Nov. 24 Portugal vs. Ghana Stadium 974 11:00 AM
Nov. 28 South Korea vs. Ghana Education City 8:00 AM
Nov. 28 Portugal vs. Uruguay Lusail 2:00 PM
Dec. 2 South Korea vs. Portugal Education City 10:00 AM
Dec. 2 Ghana vs. Uruguay Al Janoub 10:00 AM

FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 Schedule

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
Dec. 3 Netherlands vs USA Khalifa Int’l 10:00 AM
Dec. 3 Argentina vs Australia Ahmad Bin Ali 2:00 PM
Dec. 4 France vs Poland Al Thumama 10:00 AM
Dec. 4 England vs Senegal Al Bayt 2:00 pm
Dec. 5 Croatia vs Japan Al Janoub 10:00 am
Dec. 5 Brazil vs South Korea Stadium 974 2:00 pm
Dec. 6 Morocco vs Spain Education City 10:00 am
Dec. 6 Portugal vs Switzerland Lusail 2:00 pm

2022 World Cup Quarterfinals Schedule

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
December 9 QF1: Brazil vs Croatia Education City 10:00 am
December 9 QF2: Netherlands vs Argentina Lusail 2:00 pm
December 10 QF3: Portugal vs. Morocco Al Thumama 10:00 am
December 10 QF4: England vs France Al Bayt 2:00 pm

FIFA World Cup Semifinals 2022 Schedule

Date Matches Venues Time (ET)
December 13 Croatia vs. Argentina Lusail 2:00 pm
December 14 France vs. Morocco Al Bayt 2:00 pm

World Cup 2022 3rd Place

Date Match Venues Time (ET)
December 17 Semifinal losers Khalifa Int’l 10:00 am

FIFA World Cup 2022 Final Schedule

Date Match Stadium Time (ET)
December 18 Semifinal winners Lusail 10 am

2022 FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Times

Stage(s) India (IST) USA & Canada (ET) Qatar Australia (AEDT) UK (GMT)
Only Group Phase 3:30 pm 5 am 1 pm 9 pm 10 am
Only Group Phase 6:30 pm 8 am 4 pm 12 am 1 pm
Only Knockouts 8:30 pm 10 am 6 pm 2 am 3 pm
Only Group Phase 9:30 pm 11 am 7 pm 3 am 4 pm
Group/Knockouts 12:30 am 2 pm 10 pm 6 am 7 pm

Full Match Schedule: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 || Group Stage

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule Date Wise

Date Match Details Venue Time Result
20-Nov Qatar vs. Ecuador Al Bayt 3.30 pm 0-2
21-Nov Senegal vs Netherlands Khalifa International 9:30 pm 0-2
21-Nov England vs. Iran Al Thumama 6:30 pm 6-2
21-Nov USA vs Wales Al Rayyan 12:30 am 1-1
22-Nov Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Lusail 12:30 am 1-2
22-Nov Mexico vs Poland Ras Abu Aboud 9:30 pm 0-0
22-Nov France vs Australia Education City 6:30 pm 4-1
22-Nov Denmark vs Tunisia Al Janoub 3:30 pm 0-0
23-Nov Spain vs Costa Rica Al Bayt 3.30 pm 7-0
23-Nov Germany vs Japan Khalifa International 9:30 pm 1-2
23-Nov Belgium vs Canada Al Thumama 6:30 pm 1-0
23-Nov Morocco vs Croatia Al Rayyan 12:30 am 0-0
24-Nov Brazil vs Serbia Lusail 12:30 am 2-0
24-Nov Switzerland vs Cameroon Ras Abu Aboud 9:30 pm 1-0
24-Nov Portugal vs Ghana Education City 6:30 pm 3-2
24-Nov Uruguay vs South Korea Al Janoub 3.30 pm 0-0
25-Nov England vs USA Al Bayt 3.30 pm 0-0
25-Nov Wales vs Iran Khalifa International 9:30 pm 0-2
25-Nov Qatar vs Senegal Al Thumama 6:30 pm 1-3
25-Nov Netherlands vs Ecuador Al Rayyan 12:30 am 1-1
26-Nov France vs Denmark Lusail 12:30 am 2-1
26-Nov Tunisia vs Australia Ras Abu Aboud 9:30 pm 0-1
26-Nov Argentina vs Mexico Education City 6:30 pm 2-0
26-Nov Poland vs Saudi Arabia Al Janoub 3.30 pm 2-0
27-Nov Belgium vs Morocco Al Bayt 3.30 pm 0-2
27-Nov Croatia vs Canada Khalifa International 9:30 pm 4-1
27-Nov Spain vs Germany Al Thumama 6:30 pm 1-1
27-Nov Japan vs Costa Rica Al Rayyan 12:30 am 0-1
28-Nov Portugal vs Uruguay Lusail 12:30 am 2-0
28-Nov South Korea vs Ghana Ras Abu Aboud 9:30 pm 2-3
28-Nov Brazil vs Switzerland Education City 6:30 pm 1-0
28-Nov Cameroon vs Serbia Al Janoub 3.30 pm 3-3
29-Nov Netherlands vs Qatar Al Bayt 3.30 pm 2-0
29-Nov Ecuador vs Senegal Khalifa International 9:30 pm 1-2
29-Nov Wales vs England Al Thumama 6:30 pm 0-3
29-Nov Iran vs USA Al Rayyan 12:30 am 0-1
30-Nov Poland vs Argentina Lusail 12:30 am 0-2
30-Nov Saudi Arabia vs Mexico Ras Abu Aboud 9:30 pm 1-2
30-Nov Tunisia vs France Education City 6:30 pm 1-0
30-Nov Australia vs Denmark Al Janoub 3.30 pm 1-0
1-Dec Japan vs Spain Al Bayt 3.30 pm 2-1
1-Dec Costa Rica vs Germany Khalifa International 9:30 pm 2-4
1-Dec Croatia vs Belgium Al Thumama 6:30 pm 0-0
1-Dec Canada vs Morocco Al Rayyan 12:30 am 1-2
2-Dec Cameroon vs Brazil Lusail 12:30 am 1-0
2-Dec Serbia vs Switzerland Ras Abu Aboud 9:30 pm 2-3
2-Dec South Korea vs Portugal Education City 6:30 pm 2-1
2-Dec Ghana vs Uruguay Al Janoub 3.30 pm 0-2

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2022 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 Schedule

Date Match Time Venue Result
3-Dec Netherlands vs. USA 10 am Khalifa Int’l 3-1
3-Dec Argentina vs. Australia 2 pm Ahmad Bin Ali 2-1
4-Dec France vs. Poland 10 am Al Thumama 3-1
4-Dec England vs. Senegal 2 pm Al Bayt 3-0
5-Dec Croatia vs. Japan 10 am Al Janoub 1-1

Penalties   3-1

5-Dec Brazil vs. South Korea 2 pm Stadium 974 4-1
6-Dec Morocco vs. Spain 10 am Education City 0-0

Penalties

3-0

6-Dec Portugal vs. Switzerland 2 pm Lusail 6-1

FIFA World Cup 2022 Quarterfinals Schedule

Date Match Time Venue Result
9-Dec QF1: Croatia vs Brazil 10 am Education City 1-1

Plentities

4-2

9-Dec QF2: Netherlands vs Argentina  2 pm Lusail 2-2

Plentites

3-4

10-Dec QF3: Portugal vs Morocco 10 am Al Thumama 0-1
10-Dec QF4: France vs England 2 pm Al Bayt 2-1

World Cup 2022 Semifinals Schedule

Date Match Time Venue Result
13-Dec Argentina vs Croatia 2 pm Lusail 3-0
14-Dec France vs Morocco 2 pm Al Bayt  2-0

FIFA World Cup 3rd Place

Date Match Time Venue Result
17-Dec Croatia vs Morocco 10 am Khalifa Int’l 2-1

2022 World Cup Final

Date Match Time Venue Result
18-Dec Argentina vs France 10 am Lusail 3-3

Plenties

4-2

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