FIFA World Cup 2022: Schedule, Groups Fixtures, Time Table, Date and Venue

One of the special features of this world cup is that it is happening in the winter season because summers are extremely hot in Qatar. All the previous versions of the world cup were held in the summer season. The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held from November 20 to December 19. 

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule
FIFA World Cup

There are 32 teams competing which are divided into 8 groups such that each group consists of 4 teams summarized in the following table:

Group AQatarEcuadorSenegalNetherlands
Group BEnglandIR IranUSAWales
Group CArgentinaSaudi ArabiaMexicoPoland
Group DFranceAustraliaDenmarkTunisia
Group ESpainCosta RicaGermanyJapan
Group FBelgiumCanadaMoroccoCroatia
Group GBrazilSerbiaSwitzerlandCameroon
Group HPortugalGhanaUruguayKorea Republic

Each team will have to play 3 matches at group stage against the teams of their group. Top 2 teams from each group will proceed into round of 16, then a race of quarterfinals will start. After that semifinal, third position and final match will be played.

  • Group stages: November 20-December 2
  • Round of 16: December 3-6
  • Quarterfinals: December 9-10
  • Semifinals: December 13-14
  • Third-place match: December 17
  • Final: December 18

World Cup 2022 Qatar Schedule

The Schedule along with fixtures and venue is listed in the following table:

Match 1Nov. 20Qatar vs. EcuadorAl Bayt Stadium
Match 2Nov. 21England vs. IranKhalifa International Stadium
Match 3Nov. 21Senegal vs. NetherlandsAl Thumama Stadium
Match 4Nov. 21USA vs. WalesAl Rayyan Stadium
Match 5Nov. 22Argentina vs. Saudi ArabiaLusail Stadium
Match 6Nov. 22Denmark vs TunisiaEducation City Stadium
Match 7Nov. 22Mexico vs PolandStadium 974
Match 8Nov. 23France vs AustraliaAl Janoub Stadium
Match 9Nov. 23Morocco vs CroatiaAl Bayt Stadium
Match 10Nov. 23Germany vs JapanKhalifa International Stadium
Match 11Nov. 23Spain vs Costa RicaAl Thumama Stadium
Match 12Nov. 24Belgium vs CanadaAl Rayyan Stadium
Match 13Nov. 24Switzerland vs CameroonAl Janoub Stadium
Match 14Nov. 24Uruguay vs South KoreaEducation City Stadium
Match 15Nov. 24Portugal vs GhanaStadium 974
Match 16Nov. 25Brazil vs SerbiaLusail Stadium
Match 17Nov. 25Wales vs IranAl Rayyan Stadium
Match 18Nov. 25Qatar vs SenegalAl Thumama Stadium
Match 19Nov. 25Netherlands vs EcuadorKhalifa International Stadium
Match 20Nov. 26England vs USAAl Bayt Stadium
Match 21Nov. 26Tunisia vs AustraliaAl Janoub Stadium
Match 22Nov. 26Poland vs Saudi ArabiaEducation City Stadium
Match 23Nov. 26France vs DenmarkStadium 974
Match 24Nov. 27Argentina vs MexicoLusail Stadium
Match 25Nov. 27Japan vs Costa RicaAl Rayyan Stadium
Match 26Nov. 27Belgium vs MoroccoAl Thumama Stadium
Match 27Nov. 27Croatia vs CanadaKhalifa International Stadium
Match 28Nov. 28Spain vs GermanyAl Bayt Stadium
Match 29Nov. 28Cameroon vs SerbiaAl Janoub Stadium
Match 30Nov. 28South Korea vs GhanaEducation City Stadium
Match 31Nov. 28Brazil vs SwitzerlandStadium 974
Match 32Nov. 29Portugal vs UruguayLusail Stadium
Match 33Nov. 29Ecuador vs SenegalKhalifa International Stadium
Match 34Nov. 29Netherlands vs QatarAl Bayt Stadium
Match 35Nov. 30Iran vs USAAl Thumama Stadium
Match 36Nov. 30Wales vs EnglandAl Rayyan Stadium
Match 37Nov. 30Australia vs DenmarkAl Janoub Stadium
Match 38Nov. 30Tunisia vs FranceEducation City Stadium
Match 39Dec. 1Poland vs ArgentinaStadium 974
Match 40Dec. 1Saudi Arabia vs MexicoLusail Stadium
Match 41Dec. 1Canada vs MoroccoAl Thumama Stadium
Match 42Dec. 1Croatia vs BelgiumAl Rayyan Stadium
Match 43Dec. 2Costa Rica vs GermanyAl Bayt Stadium
Match 44Dec. 2Japan vs SpainKhalifa International Stadium
Match 45Dec. 2Ghana vs UruguayAl Janoub Stadium
Match 46Dec. 2South Korea vs PortugalEducation City Stadium
Match 47Dec. 3Cameroon vs BrazilLusail Stadium
Match 48Dec. 3Serbia vs SwitzerlandStadium 974
Match 49Dec. 31A vs 2BKhalifa International Stadium
Match 50Dec. 41C vs 2DAl Rayyan Stadium
Match 51Dec. 41D vs 2CAl Thumama Stadium
Match 52Dec. 51B vs 2AAl Bayt Stadium
Match 53Dec. 51E vs 2FAl Janoub Stadium
Match 54Dec. 61G vs 2HStadium 974
Match 55Dec. 61F vs 2EEducation City Stadium
Match 56Dec. 71H vs 2GLusail Stadium
Match 57Dec. 9Winner of Match 53 vs Winner of Match 54Education City Stadium
Match 58Dec. 10Winner of Match 49 vs Winner of Match 50Lusail Stadium
Match 59Dec. 10Winner of Match 55 vs Winner of Match 56Al Thumama Stadium
Match 60Dec. 11Winner of Match 52 vs Winner of Match 51Al Bayt Stadium
Match 61Dec. 14Winner of Match 57 vs Winner of Match 58Al Bayt Stadium
Match 62Dec. 15Winner of Match 59 vs Winner of Match 60Lusail Stadium
Match 63Dec. 17Loser of Match 61 vs Loser of Match 62Khalifa International Stadium
Match 65Dec. 18Winner of Match 61 vs Winner of Match 62Lusail Stadium

Also Read:

  1. 2022 FIFA World Cup: All countries squad list for Qatar
  2. 7 Teams to watch for World Cup 2022


What is the timing of FIFA World Cup 2022 matches?

All the matches are scheduled as:
In USA: 5 a.m. , 8 a.m. , 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

In UK: 10 a.m. , 1 p.m. , 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where FIFA World Cup 2022 matches will be streaming?

In USA: FOX, FS1, Telemundo, Peacock Premium, Slice blue and Fubo TV.

In UK: BBC and ITV.

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