Qatar FIFA World Cup Schedule 2022: Dates, Times, Group fixtures

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule, Match Fixtures, Groups and Timing. These exclusive article is listed the complete Qatar FIFA world cup schedule. As the 2022 FIFA World Cup is now much closer to us thus, the match fixture is being now the most desirable list to all the football fans around the world.

This is making an incredible opportunity to get a better understanding about the upcoming world cup tournament and the facts about the team and venues. So, don’t skip a single word from this article.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule

On 15 July 2020, FIFA has confirmed the match schedule. In the schedule, there has fixed the group stage fixture with a venue and time The FIFA world cup 2022 features about 32 teams in eight groups. Each group consists of four teams. According to the schedule, there will be played four matches on each day during the group stage. Each of the matches is assigned to a particular venue.

  • Start Date: November 21, 2022.
  • End Date: December 18, 2022.
  • Total Venue: 8
  • Total Match: 64
  • Total Team: 32
  • Host Country: Qatar

FIFA World Cup Start Date

FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to start on 21 November, which will continue until 18 December 2022. The tournament will be hosted by Qatar. This world cup is regarded as the first World Cup that is held in the Arab world. Moreover, after the 2002 tournament, this is the 2nd tournament that will organize in Asia.

  • Group stage: Nov. 21-Dec. 2
  • Round of 16: Dec. 3-6
  • Quarterfinals: Dec. 9-10
  • Semifinals: Dec. 13-14
  • Third-place match: Dec. 17
  • Final: Dec. 18

FIFA World Cup Groups

On 1 April 2022, the groups for the FIFA World Cup 2022 have already been fixed at a draw in Doha, Qatar. As you have already learned, a total of eight groups feature four teams. Let’s go through below to know all the groups and the consisted teams for the FIFA World Cup 2022.

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

When do World Cup matches start in Qatar?

Stage(s) Local
(Qatar)
USA & Canada
(ET)
UK
(GMT)
Australia
(AEDT)
India
(IST)
Group stage only 1 p.m. 5 a.m. 10 a.m. 9 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Group stage only 4 p.m. 8 a.m. 1 p.m. 12 a.m. 6:30 p.m.
Knockouts only 6 p.m. 10 a.m. 3 p.m. 2 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Group stage only 7 p.m. 11 a.m. 4 p.m. 3 a.m. 9:30 p.m.
Group/Knockouts 10 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m. 6 a.m. 12:30 a.m.

Complete World Cup 2022 match schedule

The tournament will run over about 12 days before the round of 16. From 3 December to 6 December, round 16 will run on. Quarterfinal matches will take on the 9th and 10th of December, and semifinal matches are scheduled for the 13th and 14th of December. Lastly, on 18 December, the final match will take place among the semifinal winners. For your convenience, we have included the entire group stage schedule. Here you will find the complete march fixtures, including the particular venues and kick-off times. But before that, let’s have a glimpse on the complete details:

Group A match schedule

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Mon, Nov. 21 Senegal vs. Netherlands 5 a.m. Al Thumama
Mon, Nov. 21 Qatar vs. Ecuador 11 a.m. Al Bayt
Fri, Nov. 25 Qatar vs. Senegal 8 a.m. Al Thumama
Fri, Nov. 25 Netherlands vs. Ecuador 11 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Tues, Nov. 29 Netherlands vs. Qatar 10 a.m. Al Bayt
Tues, Nov. 29 Ecuador vs. Senegal 10 a.m. Khalifa Int’l

Group B match schedule

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Mon, Nov. 21 England vs. Iran 8 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Mon, Nov. 21 USA vs. WAL/UKR/SCO 2 p.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Fri, Nov. 25 WAL/UKR/SCO vs. Iran 5 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Fri, Nov. 25 England vs. USA 2 p.m. Al Bayt
Tues, Nov. 29 WAL/UKR/SCO vs. England 2 p.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Tues, Nov. 29 Iran vs. USA 2 p.m. Al Thumama

Group C match schedule

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Tues, Nov. 22 Argentina vs. S. Arabia 5 a.m. Lusail
Tues, Nov. 22 Mexico vs. Poland 11 a.m. Stadium 974
Sat, Nov. 26 Poland vs. S. Arabia 8 a.m. Education City
Sat, Nov. 26 Argentina vs. Mexico 2 p.m. Lusail
Wed, Nov. 30 Poland vs. Argentina 2 p.m. Stadium 974
Wed, Nov. 30 S. Arabia vs. Mexico 2 p.m. Lusail

Group D match schedule

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Tue, Nov. 22 Denmark vs. Tunisia 8 a.m. Education City
Tue, Nov. 22 France vs. AUS/UAE/PER 2 p.m. Al Janoub
Sat, Nov. 26 Tunisia vs. AUS/UAE/PER 5 a.m. Al Janoub
Sat, Nov. 26 France vs. Denmark 11 a.m. Stadium 974
Wed, Nov. 30 Tunisia vs. France 10 a.m. Education City
Wed, Nov. 30 AUS/UAE/PER vs. Denmark 10 a.m. Al Janoub

Group E match schedule

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23 Germany vs. Japan 8 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Wed, Nov. 23 Spain vs. CRC/NZ 11 a.m. Al Thumama
Sun, Nov. 27 Japan vs. CRC/NZ 5 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27 Spain vs. Germany 2 p.m. Al Bayt
Thurs, Dec. 1 Japan vs. Spain 2 p.m. Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1 CRC/NZ vs. Germany 2 p.m. Al Bayt

Group F match schedule

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23 Morocco vs. Croatia 5 a.m. Al Bayt
Wed, Nov. 23 Belgium vs. Canada 2 p.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27 Belgium vs. Morocco 8 a.m. Al Thumama
Sun, Nov. 27 Croatia vs. Canada 11 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1 Croatia vs. Belgium 10 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Thurs, Dec. 1 Canada vs. Morocco 10 a.m. Al Thumama

Group G match schedule

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24 Switzerland vs. Cameroon 5 a.m. Al Janoub
Thurs, Nov. 24 Brazil vs. Serbia 2 p.m. Lusail
Mon, Nov. 28 Cameroon vs. Serbia 5 a.m. Al Janoub
Mon, Nov. 28 Brazil vs. Switzerland 11 a.m. Stadium 974
Fri, Dec. 2 Cameroon vs. Brazil 2 p.m. Lusail
Fri, Dec. 2 Serbia vs. Switzerland 2 p.m. Stadium 974

Group H match schedule

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24 Uruguay vs. South Korea 8 a.m. Education City
Thurs, Nov. 24 Portugal vs. Ghana 11 a.m. Stadium 974
Mon, Nov. 28 South Korea vs. Ghana 8 a.m. Education City
Mon, Nov. 28 Portugal vs. Uruguay 2 p.m. Lusail
Fri, Dec. 2 South Korea vs. Portugal 10 a.m. Education City
Fri, Dec. 2 Ghana vs. Uruguay 10 a.m. Al Janoub

World Cup Round of 16

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Sat, Dec. 3 1A vs. 2B 10 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Sat, Dec. 3 1C vs. 2D 2 p.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Dec. 4 1D vs. 2C 10 a.m. Al Thumama
Sun, Dec. 4 1B vs. 2A 2 p.m. Al Bayt
Mon, Dec. 5 1E vs. 2F 10 a.m. Al Janoub
Mon, Dec. 5 1G vs. 2H 2 p.m. Stadium 974
Tues, Dec. 6 1F vs. 2E 10 a.m. Education City
Tues, Dec. 6 1H vs. 2G 2 p.m. Lusail

World Cup Quarterfinals

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Fri, Dec. 9 QF1: 1E/2F vs. 1G/2H 10 a.m. Education City
Fri, Dec. 9 QF2: 1A/2B vs. 1C/2D 2 p.m. Lusail
Sat, Dec. 10 QF3: 1F/2E vs. 1H/2G 10 a.m. Al Thumama
Sat, Dec. 10 QF4: 1B/2A vs. 1D/2C 2 p.m. Al Bayt

World Cup Semifinals

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Tues, Dec. 13 QF2 vs. QF1 2 p.m. Lusail
Wed, Dec. 14 QF4 vs. QF3 2 p.m. Al Bayt

World Cup 3rd Place

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Sat, Dec. 17 Semifinal losers 10 a.m. Khalifa Int’l

World Cup Final

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Sun, Dec. 18 Semifinal winners 10 a.m. Lusail
World Cup match schedule
World Cup match schedule

FIFA World Cup Venue

The 2022 FIFA World Cup has finalized the venues where the complete tournament will take place. The matches will play out in eight stadiums. Here look through the assigned eight venues:

  1. Al Bayt Stadium: It is the most renowned stadium, located in Al Khor, Qatar. There will be played about 8 matches here, including the opening match. The capacity of this stadium is estimated at about 60,000.
  2. Lusail Stadium: It is the biggest stadium in Qatar which is located in Lusail. A total of 10 matches are scheduled to be played here, including the final one. The stadium has a capacity of 80,000 people.
  3. Stadium 974: It is one of the remarkable stadiums in Doha, Qatar. The stadium will host seven matches during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, up to the last 16. This grand stadium will be able to hold about 40,000 people.
  4. Khalifa International Stadium: It is the multi-purpose stadium of Qatar, which is located in Doha. The stadium will host about eight matches, including a third-place play-off in the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup.
  5. Education City Stadium: This is one of the eight stadiums fixed for the upcoming world cup. The stadium is located in Al Rayyan, Qatar, featuring a large capacity of 40,000. There will be eight matches played up to the quarter-finals.
  6. Al Thumama Stadium: This is listed as one of eight stadiums for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022. It will host eight matches up to the quarter-final in the complete tournament. The estimated capacity of the stadium is 40,000.
  7. Al Janoub Stadium: This is formally known as Al-Wakrah Stadium stadium, which is located in Al-Wakrah, Qatar. The stadium will host about seven matches in FIFA 2022. During the tournament, the expected capacity of the stadium is 40,000.
  8. Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium or Al-Rayyan Stadium is the highly used football stadium in Al Rayyan. A total of seven matches up to the last 16 are scheduled to be played in this stadium.

World Cup 2022 Schedule

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