FIFA Men’s World Cup 2022 Schedule, Fixture, Venue, Date, Teams, Time - All you need to know
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The FIFA World Cup 2022 scheduled to be played from 20 November to 18 December in Qatar. In its 22nd edition, the World Cup will be held in an Arab country for the first time. The host nation is kicking off the World Cup; the opening match is set to be played between Qatar (the host) and Ecuador on November 20. The final will take place on December 18 at the Lusail stadium, which will host the World Cup final, with 32 teams competing for the football world cup trophy.

World Cup 2022: Live Match Centre


The World Cup 2022 group stage is from November 20 to December 2. The Round of 16 date is December 3 to December 6. The dates for the quarterfinals are December 9 and December 10. The dates for the semi-finals are December 13 and December 14. The third-place match date is December 17. The final date is December 18.

Teams and Groups

The World Cup 2022 will feature 32 teams divided evenly among eight groups. The top 2 teams in each group according to the stage points table will advance to the knockout stage, where Round of 16 matches, quarterfinals, semifinals, and the final will be played.

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Here is the FIFA World Cup 2022 updated schedule and fixture.

NoDateMatch CentreTime ISTVenue
1Nov-20Qatar vs Ecuador9.30 PMAl Bayt Stadium
2Nov-21England vs Iran6:30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
3Nov-21Senegal vs Netherlands9:30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
4Nov-22USA vs Wales12:30 AMAl Rayyan Stadium
5Nov-22Argentina vs Saudi Arabia3:30 PMLusail Stadium
6Nov-22Denmark vs Tunisia6:30 PMEducation City Stadium
7Nov-22Mexico vs Poland9:30 PMStadium 974
8Nov-23France vs Australia12:30 AMAl Janoub Stadium
9Nov-23Morocco vs Croatia3:30 PMAl Bayt Stadium
10Nov-23Germany vs Japan6:30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
11Nov-23Spain vs Costa Rica9.30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
12Nov-24Belgium vs Canada12:30 AMAl Rayyan Stadium
13Nov-24Switzerland vs Cameroon3:30 PMAl Janoub Stadium
14Nov-24Uruguay vs South Korea6.30 PMEducation City Stadium
15Nov-24Portugal vs Ghana9:30 PMStadium 974
16Nov-25Brazil vs Serbia12:30 AMLusail Stadium
17Nov-25Wales vs Iran3:30 PMAl Rayyan Stadium
18Nov-25Qatar vs Senegal6:30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
19Nov-25Netherlands vs Ecuador9:30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
20Nov-26England vs USA12:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
21Nov-26Tunisia vs Australia3:30 PMAl Janoub Stadium
22Nov-26Poland vs Saudi Arabia6.30 PMEducation City Stadium
23Nov-26France vs Denmark9:30 PMStadium 974
24Nov-27Argentina vs Mexico12:30 AMLusail Stadium
25Nov-27Japan vs Costa Rica3:30 PMAl Rayyan Stadium
26Nov-27Belgium vs Morocco6:30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
27Nov-27Croatia vs Canada9:30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
28Nov-28Spain vs Germany12:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
29Nov-28Cameroon vs Serbia3.30 pmAl Janoub Stadium
30Nov-28South Korea vs Ghana6:30 PMEducation City Stadium
31Nov-28Brazil vs Switzerland6:30 PMStadium 974
32Nov-29Portugal vs Uruguay12:30 AMLusail Stadium
33Nov-29Ecuador vs Senegal8:30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
34Nov-29Netherlands vs Qatar8.30 PMAl Bayt Stadium
35Nov-30Iran vs USA12:30 AMAl Thumama Stadium
36Nov-30Wales vs England12:30 AMAl Rayyan Stadium
37Nov-30Australia vs Denmark8:30 PMAl Janoub Stadium
38Nov-30Tunisia vs France8:30 PMEducation City Stadium
39Dec-01Poland vs Argentina12:30 AMStadium 974
40Dec-01Saudi Arabia vs Mexico12:30 AMLusail Stadium
41Dec-01Canada vs Morocco8:30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
42Dec-01Croatia vs Belgium8:30 PMAl Rayyan Stadium
43Dec-02Costa Rica vs Germany12:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
44Dec-02Japan vs Spain12:30 AMKhalifa International Stadium
45Dec-02Ghana vs Uruguay8.30 PMAl Janoub Stadium
46Dec-02South Korea vs Portugal8.30 PMEducation City Stadium
47Dec-03Cameroon vs Brazil12:30 AMLusail Stadium
48Dec-03Serbia vs Switzerland12:30 AMStadium 974
49Dec-03Round of 16 – 1A vs 2B8.30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
50Dec-04Round of 16 – 1C vs 2D12:30 AMAl Rayyan Stadium
51Dec-04Round of 16 – 1D vs 2C8:30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
52Dec-05Round of 16 – 1B vs 2A12:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
53Dec-05Round of 16 – 1E vs 2F8:30 PMAl Janoub Stadium
54Dec-06Round of 16 – 1G vs 2H12:30 AMStadium 974
55Dec-06Round of 16 – 1F vs 2E8:30 PMEducation City Stadium
56Dec-07Round of 16 – 1H vs 2G12:30 AMLusail Stadium
57Dec-09Quarterfinal – Winner of Match 53 vs Winner of Match 548:30 PMEducation City Stadium
58Dec-10Quarterfinal – Winner of Match 49 vs Winner of Match 5012:30 AMLusail Stadium
59Dec-10Quarterfinal – Winner of Match 55 vs Winner of Match 568:30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
60Dec-11Quarterfinal – Winner of Match 52 vs Winner of Match 5112:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
61Dec-14Semifinal 1 – Winner of Match 57 vs Winner of Match 5812:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
62Dec-15Semifinal 2 – Winner of Match 59 vs Winner of Match 6012:30 AMLusail Stadium
63Dec-17Third place match – Loser of Match 61 vs Loser of Match 628:30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
64Dec-18Final – Winner of Match 61 vs Winner of Match 628:30 PMLusail Stadium

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule PDF Download

Live Telecast

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be live telecasted on Sports 18 (Hindi and English) channels in India. Viacom18’s “Jio Cinema” app is the official partner for live streaming on the OTT platform.

How to watch The 2022 FIFA World Cup in free

Sports 18 recently announced that you can download the “JIO Cinema” app and watch all World Cup 2022 matches for free without a subscription.

Where will the World Cup 2022 start?

The 2022 FIFA World Cup begins on November 20.

What date is the World Cup 2022?

The World Cup 2022 will be held in Qatar from November 20 to December 18. 

Which countries have qualified for the 2022 World Cup?

There are 32 countries qualified for the 2022 football World Cup. Brazil, Germany, Argentina, and France are the most favourite teams to win the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

Where is the 2022 FIFA World Cup?

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is in Qatar. Lusail Iconic Stadium, Al Bayt Stadium, Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, and Khalifa International Stadium are the main venues for this tournament.

When is the final 2022 FIFA World Cup draw?

Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail, Qatar.