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.
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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?
|USA & Canada
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|Sat, Dec. 17||Semifinal losers||10 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
World Cup Final
|Sun, Dec. 18||Semifinal winners||10 a.m.||Lusail|
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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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