FIFA World Cup schedule 2022: Complete match dates, kick-off times, team fixtures for the Qatar tournament

FIFA World Cup schedule 2022- Complete match dates, kick-off times, team fixtures for the Qatar tournament

Here is the complete FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule: The 2022 World Cup schedule is a football fan’s dream. The group stage consists of four matches per day, all of which are within a 46-mile radius of one another. This extremely convenient schedule provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for football fans to feast on the best of the best. The tentative tournament schedule is provided below to assist you in planning your ultimate 2022 World Cup experience. The group stage matchups are set, and we can start speculating on who might be in the best position to advance from the knockouts.

England will face the United States in Group B, Mexico will face Argentina and Lionel Messi in Group C, and Luis Suarez and Uruguay will try to spoil Cristiano Ronaldo’s potential final World Cup tournament in Group H.

The tournament begins on Monday, Nov. 21, and will conclude in less than a month, with the final scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 18. Brazil enters as the world’s number one team and has a manageable group to contend with, despite being the defending champions. France is expected to finish first in their group, giving them a chance to build a lead in the tournament. Which teams are likely to surprise? Champions of Africa Senegal is one of the more powerful teams in Group A, which also includes the hosts, Qatar. Canada qualified for the tournament for the first time in 37 years, landing in Group F, where it will compete with Morocco and Croatia for second place behind Belgium.

FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament format explained

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will follow in the footsteps of previous editions, with a 32-team group stage that reduces the field to 16 teams, with only the top two teams from each group advancing. The 16 survivors will then compete in a single-game knockout tournament. The winner advances, while the loser is eliminated. Every match must have a winner on the day, and the extra time and penalty kicks will be used if necessary.

FIFA World Cup schedule 2022- Complete match dates - kick-off times- team fixtures
  • Group stage: November 21 to December 2
  • Round of 16: December 3 to 6
  • Quarterfinals: December 9 to 10
  • Semifinals: December 13 to14
  • Third-place match: December 17
  • Final: December 18

When do the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches start in Qatar?

During the group stage, there will be up to four matches per day, staggered throughout the day. The only matches that will overlap are those played on the final day of the group stage play, and this is strictly for competitive reasons. Every time zone on the planet will be able to watch matches at reasonable times throughout the day. Here’s a breakdown of how Qatar’s local kickoff times translate to other parts of the world.

Complete FIFA World Cup 2022 kick-off times In (Qatar, USA & Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, & India)

Stages(s)Local (Qatar)USA & Canada (ET)UK (GMT)Australia (AEDT)India (IST)
Group stage only1 p.m.5 a.m.10 a.m.9 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Group stage only4 p.m.8 a.m.1 p.m.12 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Knockouts only6 p.m.10 a.m.3 p.m.2 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Group stage only7 p.m.11 a.m.4 p.m.3 a.m.9:30 p.m.
Group/Knockouts10 p.m.2 p.m.7 p.m.6 a.m.12:30 a.m.

Complete FIFA World Cup 2022 match schedule Group Wise

World Cup Group A table & fixtures

A1: Qatar00000000
A2: Ecuador00000000
A3: Senegal00000000
A4: Netherlands00000000

Group A match schedule

Match DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Mon, Nov. 21Senegal vs. the Netherlands5 a.m.Al Thumama
Mon, Nov. 21Qatar vs. Ecuador11 a.m.Al Bayt
Fri, Nov. 25Qatar vs. Senegal8 a.m.Al Thumama
Fri, Nov. 25Netherlands vs. Ecuador11 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Tues, Nov. 29Netherlands vs. Qatar10 a.m.Al Bayt
Tues, Nov. 29Ecuador vs. Senegal10 a.m.Khalifa Int’l

2022 FIFA World Cup Group B table & fixtures

B1: England00000000
B2: Iran00000000
B3: USA00000000
B4: WAL/UKR/SCO*00000000

FIFA World Cup 2022 Group B match schedules

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Mon, Nov. 21England vs. Iran8 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Mon, Nov. 21USA vs. WAL/UKR/SCO2 p.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Fri, Nov. 25WAL/UKR/SCO vs Iran5 a.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Fri, Nov. 25England vs the USA2 p.m.Al Bayt
Tues, Nov. 29WAL/UKR/SCO vs England2 p.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Tues, Nov. 29Iran vs the USA2 p.m.Al Thumama

FIFA 2022 World Cup Group C table & fixtures

C1: Argentina00000000
C2: Saudi Arabia00000000
C3: Mexico00000000
C4: Poland00000000

Group C match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Tues, Nov. 22Argentina vs. S. Arabia5 a.m.Lusail
Tues, Nov. 22Mexico vs. Poland11 a.m.Stadium 974
Sat, Nov. 26Poland vs. S. Arabia8 a.m.Education City
Sat, Nov. 26Argentina vs. Mexico2 p.m.Lusail
Wed, Nov. 30Poland vs. Argentina2 p.m.Stadium 974
Wed, Nov. 30S. Arabia vs. Mexico2 p.m.Lusail

World Cup Group D table & fixtures

D1: France00000000
D2: AUS/UAE/PER*00000000
D3: Denmark00000000
D4: Tunisia00000000

Group D match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Tue, Nov. 22Denmark vs. Tunisia8 a.m.Education City
Tue, Nov. 22France vs. AUS/UAE/PER2 p.m.Al Janoub
Sat, Nov. 26Tunisia vs. AUS/UAE/PER5 a.m.Al Janoub
Sat, Nov. 26France vs. Denmark11 a.m.Stadium 974
Wed, Nov. 30Tunisia vs. France10 a.m.Education City
Wed, Nov. 30AUS/UAE/PER vs. Denmark10 a.m.Al Janoub

World Cup Group E table & fixtures

E1: Spain00000000
E2: CRC/NZ*00000000
E3: Germany00000000
E4: Japan00000000

Group E match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23Germany vs. Japan8 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Wed, Nov. 23Spain vs. CRC/NZ11 a.m.Al Thumama
Sun, Nov. 27Japan vs. CRC/NZ5 a.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27Spain vs. Germany2 p.m.Al Bayt
Thurs, Dec. 1Japan vs. Spain2 p.m.Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1CRC/NZ vs. Germany2 p.m.Al Bayt

World Cup Group F table & fixtures

F1: Belgium00000000
F2: Canada00000000
F3: Morocco00000000
F4: Croatia00000000

Group F match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23Morocco vs. Croatia5 a.m.Al Bayt
Wed, Nov. 23Belgium vs. Canada2 p.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27Belgium vs. Morocco8 a.m.Al Thumama
Sun, Nov. 27Croatia vs. Canada11 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1Croatia vs. Belgium10 a.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Thurs, Dec. 1Canada vs. Morocco10 a.m.Al Thumama

World Cup Group G table & fixtures

G1: Brazil00000000
G2: Serbia00000000
G3: Switzerland00000000
G4: Cameroon00000000

FIFA World Cup 2022 Group G match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24Switzerland vs. Cameroon5 a.m.Al Janoub
Thurs, Nov. 24Brazil vs. Serbia2 p.m.Lusail
Mon, Nov. 28Cameroon vs. Serbia5 a.m.Al Janoub
Mon, Nov. 28Brazil vs. Switzerland11 a.m.Stadium 974
Fri, Dec. 2Cameroon vs. Brazil2 p.m.Lusail
Fri, Dec. 2Serbia vs. Switzerland2 p.m.Stadium 974

World Cup Group H table & fixtures

H1: Portugal00000000
H2: Ghana00000000
H3: Uruguay00000000
H4: South Korea00000000

Group H match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24Uruguay vs. South Korea8 a.m.Education City
Thurs, Nov. 24Portugal vs. Ghana11 a.m.Stadium 974
Mon, Nov. 28South Korea vs. Ghana8 a.m.Education City
Mon, Nov. 28Portugal vs. Uruguay2 p.m.Lusail
Fri, Dec. 2South Korea vs. Portugal10 a.m.Education City
Fri, Dec. 2Ghana vs. Uruguay10 a.m.Al Janoub

FIFA World Cup Round of 16 Schedule 2022

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sat, Dec. 31A vs. 2B10 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Sat, Dec. 31C vs. 2D2 p.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Dec. 41D vs. 2C10 a.m.Al Thumama
Sun, Dec. 41B vs. 2A2 p.m.Al Bayt
Mon, Dec. 51E vs. 2F10 a.m.Al Janoub
Mon, Dec. 51G vs. 2H2 p.m.Stadium 974
Tues, Dec. 61F vs. 2E10 a.m.Education City
Tues, Dec. 61H vs. 2G2 p.m.Lusail

World Cup Quarterfinals

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Fri, Dec. 9QF1: 1E/2F vs. 1G/2H10 a.m.Education City
Fri, Dec. 9QF2: 1A/2B vs. 1C/2D2 p.m.Lusail
Sat, Dec. 10QF3: 1F/2E vs. 1H/2G10 a.m.Al Thumama
Sat, Dec. 10QF4: 1B/2A vs. 1D/2C2 p.m.Al Bayt

World Cup Semifinals

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Tues, Dec. 13QF2 vs. QF12 p.m.Lusail
Wed, Dec. 14QF4 vs. QF32 p.m.Al Bayt

World Cup 3rd Place

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sat, Dec. 17Semifinal losers10 a.m.Khalifa Int’l

FIFA World Cup Final 2022

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sun, Dec. 18Semifinal winners10 a.m.Lusail

FIFA World Cup draw 2022: All groups, & Teams revealed for Qatar Tournament.

Group AA1: QatarA2: EcuadorA3: SenegalA4: Netherlands
Group BB1: EnglandB2: IranB3: USAB4: WAL/UKR/SCO
Group CC1: ArgentinaC2: Saudi ArabiaC3: MexicoC4: Poland
Group DD1: FranceD2: AUS/UAE/PERD3: DenmarkD4: Tunisia
Group EE1: SpainE2: CRC/NZE3: GermanyE4: Japan
Group FF1: BelgiumF2: CanadaF3: MoroccoF4: Croatia
Group GG1: BrazilG2: SerbiaG3: SwitzerlandG4: Cameroon
Group HH1: PortugalH2: GhanaH3: UruguayH4: South Korea

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