World Cup 2022: Dates, draw, schedule, kick-off times, final for Qatar tournament | Football News | Sky Sports

    From key dates to start times, here’s everything you need to know about this year’s tournament.

    when and where is the 2022 world cup?

    the 2022 world cup in qatar kicks off on sunday, november 20 at the al bayt stadium when the hosts face ecuador in the group to .

    Reading: World cup schedule 2022

    Originally, the tournament was scheduled to start a day later with Senegal‘s match against Netherlands at Al Thumama Stadium, but Qatar’s match was moved up in August to allow them to open. your local tournament.

    england will now feature on day two with their group b match against iran scheduled to take place just eight days after the main league closes on Monday 21 November with a start at 1:00 p.m. m UK time.

    After qualifying via the play-offs, Wales‘s first match will also be on Monday 21 November.

    Waleswill face England on Tuesday November 29 in group b.

    The final will be played at the Lusail Stadium in Doha a week before Christmas on Sunday, December 18.

    • world cup: all qualified teams

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    what is the world cup group draw?

    the world cup 2022 will start with 32 teams in eight groups of four:

    • group a: qatar, ecuador, senegal, netherlands
    • group b: england, iran, united states, wales
    • group c: argentina, saudi arabia, mexico, poland
    • group d: france, australia, denmark, tunisia
    • group e: spain, costa rica, germany, japan
    • group f: belgium, canada, morocco, croatia
    • group g: brazil, serbia, switzerland, cameroon
    • group h: portugal, ghana, uruguay, south korea

    what is the world cup format and schedule?

    Four matches will be played each day during the group stage, which will last a 12-day period and see the winners and runners-up advance to the round of 16.

    Unlike Euro 2020, there will be a playoff match for third place on December 17.

    group stage: all kick-off times in the uk

    Sunday, November 20

    group a: qatar vs ecuador (al bayt, al khor stadium; kick-off 7pm)

    Monday, November 21

    group b: england vs iran (khalifa international stadium, al rayyan; kick-off 1:00 p.m.)group a: senegal vs netherlands (al thumama stadium, al khor ; start 4pm)group b: united states vs wales (ahmed bin ali stadium, al rayyan; start 7pm)

    Tuesday, November 22

    Group C: Argentina vs. Saudi Arabia (Iconic Lusail Stadium, Lusail; kick-off 10am)Group D: Denmark vs. Tunisia (Education City Stadium , al rayyan; start 13:00)group c: mexico vs. poland (stadium 974, doha; start 4:00pm)group d: france vs. australia (al janoub stadium , al wakrah; start 7pm)

    Wednesday, November 23

    group f: morocco vs croatia (al bayt stadium, al khor; kick-off 10am)group e: germany vs japan (khalifa international stadium, al rayyan; kick-off 13 :00)group e: spain vs costa rica (al thumama stadium, al khor; start 16:00)group f: belgium vs canada (ahmed bin ali stadium, al rayyan; start 7pm)

    Thursday November 24

    group g: switzerland vs. cameroon (al janoub, al wakrah stadium; kick-off 10am)group h: uruguay vs. south korea (education city stadium , al rayyan ; kick-off 1pm)group h: portugal vs ghana (stadium 974, doha; kick-off 4pm)group g: brazil vs serbia (iconic lusail stadium, lusail; start 7pm)

    Friday, November 25

    group b: wales vs iran (ahmed bin ali stadium, al rayyan; kick-off 10am)group a: qatar vs senegal (al thumama stadium, al khor; kick-off 1pm)group a: netherlands vs ecuador (khalifa international stadium, al rayyan; start 4pm)group b: england vs united states (al bayt stadium, al khor; start 7pm)

    See also: USA Opens FIFA Under-20 Womens World Cup With 3-0 Win Against Ghana

    Saturday, November 26

    group c: tunisia vs australia (al janoub, al wakrah stadium; kick-off 10am)group c: poland vs saudi arabia (education city stadium , al rayyan; kick-off 1pm)group d: france vs. denmark (stadium 974, doha; kickoff 4pm)group c: argentina vs. mexico (iconic lusail stadium, lusail; start 7pm)

    Sunday, November 27

    group e: japan vs. costa rica (ahmed bin ali stadium, al rayyan; kick-off 10am)group f: belgium vs. morocco (al thumama stadium, al khor; start 1:00 p.m.)group f: croatia vs. canada (khalifa international stadium, al rayyan; start 4:00 p.m.)group e: spain vs. germany (al bayt stadium , al khor; start 7pm)

    Monday, November 28

    Group G: Cameroon vs. Serbia (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah; kick-off 10am)Group G: South Korea vs. education, al rayyan; start 1pm)group h: brazil vs switzerland (stadium 974, doha; start 4pm)group h: portugal vs uruguay (iconic lusail stadium, lusail ; start 7pm)

    Tuesday, November 29

    group a: netherlands vs qatar (al bayt stadium, al khor; start 3pm)group a: ecuador vs senegal (khalifa international stadium, al rayyan; start 3 p.m.)Group B: Wales v England (Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan; kick-off 7pm)Group B: Iran v USA (Al Thumama Stadium, Al Khor; start 7pm)

    Wednesday, November 30

    group d: australia vs. denmark (al janoub stadium, al wakrah; kick-off 3:00 p.m.)group d: tunisia vs. france (city stadium in the education, al rayyan; kickoff 3pm)group c: poland vs argentina (stadium 974, doha; kickoff 7pm)group c: saudi arabia vs mexico (iconic lusail stadium, lusail; start 7pm)

    Thursday, December 1

    group f: croatia vs belgium (ahmed bin ali stadium, al rayyan; kick-off 3pm)group f: canada vs morocco (al thumama stadium, al khor ; kick-off 3pm)group e: costa rica vs germany (al bayt stadium, al khor; start 7pm)group e: japan vs spain (khalifa international stadium, al rayyan; start 7pm )

    Friday, December 2

    Group G: South Korea vs. Portugal (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan; kick-off 3pm)Group G: Ghana vs. Uruguay (Al Janoub Stadium, al wakrah; kick-off 3pm)group h: serbia vs switzerland (stadium 974, doha; kick-off 7pm)group h: cameroon vs brazil (iconic lusail stadium, lusail; kick-off 7pm)

    round of 16

    Saturday December 3rd49 – Group A winners vs. Group B runners-up (Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan; kick-off 15:00)50 – Group C winners vs. Runners-up – Top of the group d (ahmed bin ali stadium, al rayyan; kickoff 7pm)

    Sunday, December 452 – Group D winners vs. Group C runners-up (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha; kick-off 3pm)51 – Group B winners vs. Group A runners-up ( al bayt stadium, al khor; start 7pm)

    Monday December 553 – winners of group e against runners-up of group f (al janoub stadium, al wakrah; start 3:00 p.m.)54 – winners of group g against runners-up group h (stadium 974, doha; kickoff 7pm)

    Tuesday December 655 – group f winners against group e runners-up (education city stadium, al rayyan; start 3:00 p.m.)56 – group h winners against runners-up group g (iconic lusail stadium, lusail; start 7pm)


    friday december 958 – winners of 53 vs. winners of 54 (education city stadium, al rayyan; kick-off 15:00)57 – winners of 49 vs. winners of 50 (stadium lusail icon, lusail; 3pm)

    Saturday December 1060 – winners of 55 vs. winners of 56 (al thumama stadium, doha; kick-off 15:00)59 – winners of 51 vs. winners of 52 (al bayt stadium , al khor; start 7pm)


    Tuesday Dec 1361 – Winners of 57 vs. Winners of 58 (Iconic Lusail Stadium, Lusail; kick-off 7pm)

    See also: World Cup 2022: Dates, confirmed draw, England fixtures and UK kick-off times plus information on rules, weather and stadiums for this winter’s tournament in Qatar

    Wednesday Dec 1462 – Winners of 59 vs. Winners of 60 (Al Bayt, Al Khor Stadium; kick-off 7pm)

    Saturday December 1763 – match for third place (khalifa international stadium, al rayyan; kick-off 3pm)


    Sunday 18th December64 – The World Cup Final (Iconic Lusail Stadium, Lusail; kick-off 3pm)

    when will the matches start?

    Fifa has confirmed that the first two rounds of matches will start at 13:00, 16:00, 19:00 and 22:00 local time (10:00, 13:00, 16:00 and 19:00 in the UK).

    The kick-off times for the final round of the group stage and knockout round matches will be 18:00 and 22:00 local time (15:00 and 19:00 UK time).

    The final is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. local time (3:00 pm UK time)

    what are the places?

    group games will be held in eight stadiums: al bayt stadium, khalifa international stadium, al thumama stadium, ahmad bin ali stadium, lusail stadium, ras abu aboud stadium, education city stadium, al janoub.

    what will happen to the premier league?

    the premier league has confirmed key dates for the 2022/23 campaign, with the season adjusted to accommodate a world cup taking place in the middle of the national calendar.

    The season will kick off a week earlier than normal on August 6, 2022, with 16 matchdays through the weekend of November 12/13, before the tournament kicks off on November 20.

    the main league will resume on boxing day after the world cup final, which will take place on December 18.

    The final round of matches for the 2022/23 season will be played on May 28, 2023.

    key dates from the world cup, the premier league and the Scottish premiership

    July 30th: The Scottish premiership season begins along with the efl championship, league one and league two.

    August 6: The Premier League season begins.

    November 12-13: Final round of Scottish Premier League, Championship and Premiership matches before the World Cup.

    November 20: The world cup begins.

    December 2: last series of group stage matches.

    December 3-6: Round of 16 begins.

    December 9 and 10: the quarterfinals.

    December 10: the championship resumes.

    December 13 and 14: World Cup semi-finals.

    December 17: The role of Scottish First Minister is resumed.

    December 18 – world cup final.

    December 26: the premier league resumes.

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