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FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule: Tables, Fixtures, And More!


Excited for the upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar? We’ve got the entire FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule for you to check out!

- Updated: 12th Oct 2022, 13:08 IST
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    FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule
    • Tournament Format
    • Group A Table and Fixtures
    • Group B Table and Fixtures
    • Group C Table and Fixtures
    • Group D Table and Fixtures
    • Group E Table and Fixtures
    • Group F Table and Fixtures
    • Group G Table and Fixtures
    • Group H Table and Fixtures
  • 2
    FIFA World Cup 22 Round Of 16
  • 3
    Quarter Final Schedule
  • 4
    Semi-Final Schedule
  • 5
    Third Place Playoff
  • 6
    FIFA 2022 World Cup Final
  • 7
    Summing up

The FIFA World Cup is always one of the grandest sporting affairs. Although there has been some controversy surrounding the schedule and hosting of the tournament, the group stage has been set. Therefore, we now have a better idea about the FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule as we know which countries have a higher chance of moving towards the knockout stages. With the FIFA World Cup 2022 possibly being the last world cup featuring the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Sergio Ramos, the stakes are high.

The first match will take place on November 20, 2022, after a grand opening ceremony. Qatar and Ecuador are destined to go head-to-head to record the first win of the tournament. Moreover, you can expect the World Cup to last slightly less than a month. The final match is set to be played on December 18, 2022. Regarding the countries, Brazil are coming in strong, with five World Cups to their name. Although France has a strong team, will the reigning champions be able to hold the line? Or will dark horses Argentina lift the trophy and add another title to Lionel Messi’s historic career? There’s a lot to be excited about for this FIFA World Cup. So, without further ado, let’s check out the FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule!

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FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule

Tournament Format

Before we look at the FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule itself, understanding the format of the tournament is essential. The World Cup features 32 teams at the beginning, each divided into eight groups of four countries. From the group stages, the top two nations of each group progress to the knockout round, making a total of 16 teams.

The knockout rounds, such as the Round of 16, Quarter Finals, and Semi-Finals, all feature single-match outcomes. During these stages, there must be a victor at the end of the match. At the end of a knockout game, if the teams are inseparable by the end of 90 minutes, extra time and penalty kicks will be the order of the day. Moreover, the two losing nations of each Semi-Final compete in a match to determine the third-place winner. Now, let’s take a look at the dates of the stages:

  • Group Stage: November 20 – December 2
  • Round Of 16: December 3 – December 6
  • Quarter Finals: December 9 – December 10
  • Semi-Finals: December 13 – December 14
  • Third Place Playoffs: December 17
  • Final: December 18

Group A Table and Fixtures

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

Group A Match Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Sunday, November 20Qatar vs Ecuador8:30 pmAl Bayt
Monday, November 21Senegal vs Netherlands8:30 pmAl Thumama
Friday, November 25Qatar vs Senegal5:30 pmAl Thumama
Friday, November 25Netherlands vs Ecuador8:30 pmKhalifa International
Tuesday, November 29Netherlands vs Qatar7:30 pmAl Bayt
Tuesday, November 29Ecuador vs Senegal7:30 pmKhalifa International

Group B Table and Fixtures

B1: England00000000
B2: Iran00000000
B3: USA00000000
B4: Wales00000000

Group B Match Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Monday, November 21England vs Iran5:30 pmKhalifa International
Monday, November 21USA vs Wales11:30 pmAhmad Bin Ali
Friday, November 25Wales vs Iran2:30 pmAhmad Bin Ali
Friday, November 25England vs USA11:30 pmAl Bayt
Tuesday, November 29Wales vs England11:30 pmAhmad Bin Ali
Tuesday, November 29Iran vs USA11:30 pmAl Thumama

Group C Table and Fixtures

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

Group C Match Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Tuesday, November 22Argentina vs Saudi Arabia2:30 pmLusail
Tuesday, November 22Mexico vs Poland8:30 pmStadium 974
Saturday, November 26Poland vs Saudi Arabia5:30 pmEducation City
Saturday, November 26Argentina vs Mexico11:30 pmLusail
Wednesday, November 30Poland vs Argentina11:30 pmStadium 974
Wednesday, November 30Saudia Arabia vs Mexico11:30 pmLusail

Group D Table and Fixtures

D1: France00000000
D2: Australia00000000
D3: Denmark00000000
D4: Tunisia00000000

Group D Match Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Tuesday, November 22Denmark vs Tunisia5:30 pmEducation City
Tuesday, November 22France vs Australia11:30 pmAl Janoub
Saturday, November 26Tunisia vs Australia2:30 pmAl Janoub
Saturday, November 26France vs Denmark8:30 pmStadium 974
Wednesday, November 30Tunisia vs France7:30 pmEducation City
Wednesday, November 30Australia vs Denmark7:30 pmAl Janoub

Group E Table and Fixtures

E1: Spain00000000
E2: Costa Rica00000000
E3: Germany00000000
E4: Japan00000000

Group E Match Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Wednesday, November 23Germany vs Japan5:30 pmKhalifa International
Wednesday, November 23Spain vs Costa Rica8:30 pmAl Thumama
Sunday, November 27Japan vs Costa Rica2:30 pmAhmad Bin Ali
Sunday, November 27Spain vs Germany11:30 pmAl Bayt
Thursday, December 1Japan vs Spain11:30 pmKhalifa International
Thursday, December 1Costa Rica vs Germany11:30 pmAl Bayt

Group F Table and Fixtures

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

Group F Match Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Wednesday, November 23Morocco vs Croatia2:30 pmAl Bayt
Wednesday, November 23Belgium vs Canada11:30 pmAhmad Bin Ali
Sunday, November 27Belgium vs Morocco5:30 pmAl Thumama
Sunday, November 27Croatia vs Canada8:30 pmKhalifa International
Thursday, December 1Croatia vs Belgium7:30 pmAhmad Bin Ali
Thursday, December 1Canada vs Morocco7:30 pmAl Thumama

Group G Table and Fixtures

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

Group G Match Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Thursday, November 24Switzerland vs Cameroon2:30 pmAl Janoub
Thursday, November 24Brazil vs Serbia11:30 pmLusail
Monday, November 28Cameroon vs Serbia2:30 pmAl Janoub
Monday, November 28Brazil vs Switzerland8:30 pmStadium 974
Friday, December 2Cameroon vs Brazil11:30 pmLusail
Friday, December 2Serbia vs Switzerland11:30 pmStadium 974

Group H Table and Fixtures

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

Group H Match Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Thursday, November 24Uruguay vs South Korea5:30 pmAl Janoub
Thursday, November 24Portugal vs Ghana8:30 pmLusail
Monday, November 28South Korea vs Ghana5:30 pmAl Janoub
Monday, November 28Portugal vs Uruguay11:30 pmStadium 974
Friday, December 2South Korea vs Portugal7:30 pmLusail
Friday, December 2Ghana vs Uruguay7:30 pmStadium 974

FIFA World Cup 22 Round Of 16

DateMatchTime (IST) Stadium
Saturday, December 31A vs 2B7:30 pmKhalifa International
Saturday, December 31C vs 2D11:30 pmAhmad Bin Ali
Sunday, December 41D vs 2C7:30 pmAl Thumama
Sunday, December 41B vs 2A11:30 pmAl Bayt
Monday, December 51E vs 2F7:30 pmAl Janoub
Monday, December 51G vs 2H11:30 pmStadium 974
Tuesday, December 61F vs 2E7:30 pmEducation City
Tuesday, December 61H vs 2G11:30 pmLusail

Quarter Final Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Friday, December 9QF1: 1E/2F vs 1G/2H7:30 pmEducation City
Friday, December 9QF2: 1A/2B vs 1C/2D11:30 pmLusail
Saturday, December 10QF3: 1F/2E vs 1H/2G7:30 pmAl Thumama
Saturday, December 10QF4: 1B/2A vs 1D/2C11:30 pmAl Bayt

Semi-Final Schedule

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Tuesday, December 13QF2 vs QF111:30 pmLusail
Wednesday, December 14QF4 vs QF311:30 pmAl Bayt

Third Place Playoff

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Saturday, December 17Semi-Final losers7:30 pmKhalifa International

FIFA 2022 World Cup Final

DateMatchTime (IST)Stadium
Sunday, December 18Semi-Final winners7:30 pmLusail

Also read: T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule: Dates, Teams, Venue

Summing up

With such an exciting lineup of football matches from November 20 to December 18, there’s much to look forward to. Will Lionel Messi finally lift his most coveted trophy? Or will Ronaldo retire as a World Cup winner? Or could it be the likes of France being crowned World Champions back to back? All these questions shall be answered when the tournament begins. Moreover, African teams such as Senegal will also look to make a strong run in the World Cup. Until the tournament starts, you can follow this FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule for all the information you need on the different stages.

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