World Cup 2022: Fixtures, dates, venues and times

Here is a complete fixtures list for the tournament with the stadiums and kick-off times.

Al Thumama Stadium
The 32 teams have been broken down into eight groups with the top two from each group qualifying for the knockouts [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

The FIFA World Cup 2022 will kick off on November 20.

Hosts Qatar will take on Ecuador in the opening game at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.

The 32 teams have been broken down into eight groups with the top two from each group qualifying for the knockouts.

Here is a complete fixtures list for the tournament. All kickoff times are local Qatar time (GMT +3), and you can add the whole schedule to your iCal account or your Google Calendar app.

Group stage

Sunday, November 20
Group A: Qatar vs Ecuador (Al Bayt Stadium, 7pm)

Monday, November 21
Group B: England vs Iran (Khalifa International Stadium, 4pm)
Group A: Senegal vs Netherlands (Al Thumama Stadium, 7pm)
Group B: USA vs Wales (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, 10pm)

Tuesday, November 22
Group C: Argentina vs Saudi Arabia (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 1pm)
Group D: Denmark vs Tunisia (Education City Stadium, 4pm)
Group C: Mexico vs Poland (Stadium 974, 7pm)
Group D: France vs Australia (Al Janoub Stadium, 10pm)

Wednesday, November 23
Group F: Morocco vs Croatia (Al Bayt Stadium, 1pm)
Group E: Germany vs Japan (Khalifa International Stadium, 4pm)
Group E: Spain vs Costa Rica (Al Thumama Stadium, 7pm)
Group F: Belgium vs Canada (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, 10pm)

Thursday, November 24
Group G: Switzerland vs Cameroon (Al Janoub Stadium, 1pm)
Group H: Uruguay vs South Korea (Education City Stadium, 4pm)
Group H: Portugal vs Ghana (Stadium 974, 7pm)
Group G: Brazil vs Serbia (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 10pm) Qatar football World Cup 2022 - GROUPS

Friday, November 25
Group B: Wales vs Iran (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, 1pm)
Group A: Qatar vs Senegal (Al Thumama Stadium, 4pm)
Group A: Netherlands vs Ecuador (Khalifa International Stadium, 7pm)
Group B: England vs USA (Al Bayt Stadium, 10pm)

Saturday, November 26
Group C: Tunisia vs Australia (Al Janoub Stadium, 1pm)
Group C: Poland vs Saudi Arabia (Education City Stadium, 4pm)
Group D: France vs Denmark (Stadium 974, 7pm)
Group C: Argentina vs Mexico (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 10pm)

Sunday, November 27
Group E: Japan vs Costa Rica (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, 1pm)
Group F: Belgium vs Morocco (Al Thumama Stadium, 4pm)
Group F: Croatia vs Canada (Khalifa International Stadium, 7pm)
Group E: Spain vs Germany (Al Bayt Stadium, 10pm)

Monday, November 28
Group G: Cameroon vs Serbia (Al Janoub Stadium, 1pm)
Group G: South Korea vs Ghana (Education City Stadium, 4pm)
Group H: Brazil vs Switzerland (Stadium 974, 7pm)
Group H: Portugal vs Uruguay (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 10pm)

Tuesday, November 29
Group A: Netherlands vs Qatar (Al Bayt Stadium, 6pm)
Group A: Ecuador vs Senegal (Khalifa International Stadium, 6pm)
Group B: Wales vs England (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, 10pm)
Group B: Iran vs USA (Al Thumama Stadium, 10pm)

Wednesday, November 30
Group D: Australia vs Denmark (Al Janoub Stadium, 6pm)
Group D: Tunisia vs France (Education City Stadium, 6pm)
Group C: Poland vs Argentina (Stadium 974, 10pm)
Group C: Saudi Arabia vs Mexico (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 10pm)

Thursday, December 1
Group F: Croatia vs Belgium (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, 6pm)
Group F: Canada vs Morocco (Al Thumama Stadium, 6pm)
Group E: Costa Rica vs Germany (Al Bayt Stadium, 10pm)
Group E: Japan vs Spain (Khalifa International Stadium, 10pm)

Friday, December 2
Group H: South Korea vs Portugal (Education City Stadium, 6pm)
Group H: Ghana vs Uruguay (Al Janoub Stadium, 6pm)
Group G: Serbia vs Switzerland (Stadium 974, 10pm)
Group G: Cameroon vs Brazil (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 10pm)

Qatar 2022 football World Cup Match ScheduleRound of 16

Saturday, December 3
Game 49 – Winners of Group A vs Runners-up of Group B (Khalifa International Stadium, 6pm)
Game 50 – Winners of Group C vs Runners-up of Group D (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, 10pm)

Sunday, December 4
Game 52 – Winners of Group D vs Runners-up of Group C (Al Thumama Stadium, 6pm)
Game 51 – Winners of Group B vs Runners-up of Group A (Al Bayt Stadium, 10pm)

Monday, December 5
Game 53 – Winners of Group E vs Runners-up of Group F (Al Janoub Stadium, 6pm)
Game 54 – Winners of Group G vs Runners-up of Group H (Stadium 974, 10pm)

Tuesday, December 6
Game 55 – Winners of Group F vs Runners-up of Group E (Education City Stadium, 6pm)
Game 56 – Winners of Group H vs Runners-up of Group G (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 10pm)


Friday, December 9
Game 58 – Winners of 53 vs Winners of 54 (Education City Stadium, 6pm)
Game 57 – Winners of 49 vs Winners of 50 (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 10pm)

Saturday, December 10
Game 59 – Winners of 55 vs Winners of 56 (Al Thumama Stadium, 6pm)
Game 60 – Winners of 51 vs Winners of 52 (Al Bayt Stadium, 10pm)


Tuesday, December 13
Game 61 – Winners of 57 vs Winners of 58 (Lusail Iconic Stadium, 10pm)

Wednesday, December 14
Game 62 – Winners of 59 vs Winners of 60 (Al Bayt Stadium, 10pm)

Third place playoff

Saturday, December 17
(Khalifa International Stadium, 10pm)


Sunday, December 18
(Lusail Stadium, 6pm)

Source: Al Jazeera