FIFA World Cup 2022 fixtures, Qualifiers, Groups and Venues
FIFA World Cup 2022 began on 20th November 2022 in Qatar. FIFA World Cup will continue till 18th December 2022 and this year 32 teams are participating.
32 teams competing against each other in the FIFA World Cup 2022 have been divided into 8 groups of 4 (A to H) and only the top 2 teams will advance to the knockout stages.
64 matches will be played across 8 stadiums in 29 days ( from November 20 to December 18 ) at the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022. Except for the first 2 days, 4 matches will be played each day during the group stages.
In the opening stage, each team plays all the other teams in its group once. After the group rounds, the top 2 teams in each group will advance to the Round of 16.
Each of the 32 teams will play three matches in the group stages before the knockouts begin with the round of 16 (pre-quarterfinals) on December 3.
The semi-finals will be played on December 14 and 15, both at 12:30 AM IST, while the final will take place at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on December 18.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Groups
The 32 teams participating in the FIFA World Cup have been divided into 8 groups ( A to H ) of 4. The following tables will provide FIFA World Cup 2022 Groups and their respective Teams :
|Group A||Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, and the Netherlands|
|Group B||England, Iran, USA, Wales|
|Group C||Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and Poland|
|Group D||France, Australia, Denmark, and Tunisia|
|Group E||Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, and Japan|
|Group F||Belgium, Canada, Morocco, and Croatia|
|Group G||Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon|
|Group H||Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, and South Korea|
FIFA World Cup 2022 Venues – The 8 Qatar stadiums
Total 8 stadiums have been built to host the FIFA World Cup 64 matches. All stadiums in Qatar where the matches are being played are eco-friendly and their temperature will be controllable.
|1||Lusail Iconic Stadium||Lusail||80,000||10|
|2||Al Bayt Stadium||Al Khor||60,000||9|
|3||Al Janoub Stadium||Al Wakrah||40,000||7|
|4||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium||Al Rayyan||40,000||7|
|5||Khalifa International Stadium||Al Rayyan||40,000||8|
|6||Education City Stadium||Al Rayyan||40,000||8|
|8||Al Thumama Stadium||Doha||40,000||8|
Please watch this webstory also for complete information about the Stadiums :
FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule, Date Time & Venues
The group stage matches have begun on 20th November 2022 and the last group stage match will be held on 3rd December 2022. The following tables will provide FIFA World Cup 2022 Group Stage Schedule.
|FIFA 2022 Date||Team Name||Time ( IST )||FIFA World Cup Qatar Stadium|
|20th November 2022||Qatar Vs Ecuador||9:30 PM||Al Bayt Stadium|
|21st November 2022||England Vs Iran||6:30 PM||Khalifa International Stadium|
|21st November 2022||Senegal Vs Netherlands||9:30 PM||Al Thumama Stadium|
|22nd November 2022||USA Vs Wales||12:30 AM||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|22nd November 2022||Argentina Vs Saudi Arabia||3:30 PM||Lusail Stadium|
|22nd November 2022||Denmark Vs Tunisia||6:30 PM||Education City Stadium|
|22nd November 2022||Mexico Vs Poland||9:30 PM||Stadium 974|
|23rd November 2022||France Vs Australia||12:30 AM||Al Wakrah Sports|
|23rd November 2022||Morocco Vs Croatia||3:30 PM||Al Bayt Stadium|
|23rd November 2022||Germany Vs Japan||6:30 PM||Khalifa International Stadium|
|23rd November 2022||Spain Vs Costa Rica||9:30 PM||Al Thumama Stadium|
|24th November 2022||Belgium Vs Canada||12:30 AM||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|24th November 2022||Switzerland Vs Cameroon||3:30 PM||Lusail Stadium|
|24th November 2022||Uruguay Vs South Korea||6:30 PM||Education City Stadium|
|24th November 2022||Portugal Vs Ghana||9:30 PM||Stadium 974|
|25th November 2022||Brazil Vs Serbia||12:30 AM||Al Wakrah Sports|
|25th November 2022||Wales Vs Iran||3:30 PM||Al Bayt Stadium|
|25th November 2022||Qatar Vs Senegal||6:30 PM||Khalifa International Stadium|
|25th November 2022||Netherlands Vs Ecuador||9:30 PM||Al Thumama Stadium|
|26th November 2022||England Vs USA||12:30 AM||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|26th November 2022||Tunisia Vs Australia||3:30 PM||Lusail Stadium|
|26th November 2022||Poland Vs Saudi Arabia||6:30 PM||Education City Stadium|
|26th November 2022||France Vs Denmark||9:30 PM||Stadium 974|
|27th November 2022||Argentina Vs Mexico||12:30 AM||Al Wakrah Sports|
|27th November 2022||Japan Vs Costa Rica||3:30 PM||Al Bayt Stadium|
|27th November 2022||Belgium Vs Morocco||6:30 PM||Khalifa International Stadium|
|27th November 2022||Croatia Vs Canada||9:30 PM||Al Thumama Stadium|
|28th November 2022||Spain Vs Germany||12:30 AM||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|28th November 2022||Cameroon Vs Serbia||3:30 PM||Lusail Stadium|
|28th November 2022||South Korea Vs Ghana||6:30 PM||Education City Stadium|
|28th November 2022||Brazil Vs Switzerland||9:30 PM||Stadium 974|
|29th November 2022||Portugal Vs Uruguay||12:30 AM||Al Wakrah Sports|
|29th November 2022||Ecuador Vs Senegal||8:30 PM||Al Bayt Stadium|
|29th November 2022||Netherlands Vs Qatar||8:30 PM||Khalifa International Stadium|
|30th November 2022||Iran Vs USA||12:30 AM||Al Thumama Stadium|
|30th November 2022||Wales Vs England||12:30 AM||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|30th November 2022||Tunisia Vs France||8:30 PM||Lusail Stadium|
|30th November 2022||Australia Vs Denmark||8:30 PM||Education City Stadium|
|1st December 2022||Poland Vs Argentina||12:30 AM||Stadium 974|
|1st December 2022||Saudi Arabia Vs Mexico||12:30 AM||Al Wakrah Sports|
|1st December 2022||Croatia Vs Belgium||8:30 PM||Al Bayt Stadium|
|1st December 2022||Canada Vs Morocco||8:30 PM||Khalifa International Stadium|
|2nd December 2022||Japan Vs Spain||12:30 AM||Al Thumama Stadium|
|2nd December 2022||Costa Rica Vs Germany||12:30 AM||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|2nd December 2022||South Korea Vs Portugal||8:30 PM||Lusail Stadium|
|2nd December 2022||Ghana Vs Uruguay||8:30 PM||Education City Stadium|
|03rd December 2022||Serbia Vs Switzerland||12:30 AM||Stadium 974|
|03rd December 2022||Cameroon Vs Brazil||12:30 AM||Al Wakrah Sports|
FIFA World Cup 2022 ROUND-OF 16 Matches
|December 3||Group A winner vs Group B runners-up||8:30 pm||Khalifa International Stadium|
|December 4||Group C winner vs Group D runners-up||00:30 am||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|December 4||Group B winner vs Group A runners-up||8:30 pm||Al Thumama Stadium|
|December 5||Group D winner vs Group C runners-up||00:30 am||Al Bayt Stadium|
|December 5||Group G winner vs Group H runners-up||8:30 pm||Al Janoub Stadium|
|December 6||Group E winner vs Group F runners-up||00:30 am||Ras Abu Aboud Stadium|
|December 6||Group H winner vs Group G runners-up||8:30 pm||Education City Stadium|
|December 7||Group F winner vs Group E runners-up||00:30 am||Lusail Stadium|
|December 9||Quarter-final 1||8:30 pm||Al Bayt Stadium|
|December 10||Quarter-final 2||00:30 am||Khalifa International Stadium|
|December 10||Quarter-final 3||8:30 pm||Al Thumama Stadium|
|December 11||Quarter-final 4||00:30 am||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|Semi-finals & Final|
|December 14||Semi-final 1||00:30 am||Lusail Stadium|
|December 15||Semi-final 2||00:30 am||Education City Stadium|
|December 17||Match for 3rd place||8:30 pm||Stadium 974|
|December 18||Final||8:30 pm||Lusail Stadium|
FAQs on FIFA World Cup 2022 Fixtures
What is the FIFA World Cup 2022 Final Date?
The FIFA World Cup Final Will be played in Lusail Stadium on 18th December 2022.
How many teams will compete in Qatar?
The Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 will see 32 teams. The teams have been divided into 8 groups of 4 (A to H) and only the top 2 teams will advance to the knockout stage.
Which country has won most World Cups?
Brazil is the most successful World Cup team and also the only nation to have participated in every World Cup finals tournament.