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.
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.
|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.