The FIFA World Cup 2022 is coming closer day by day. All the groups, brackets, fixtures, and schedules are set for the biggest football tournament on the planet. Here in this article, we will check out Belgium’s World Cup Fixtures 2022, match schedule, and venues.
Kevin de Bruyne and Co have qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022. Currently the 2nd best nation in the World according to FIFA, the Belgium Red Devils have never won the World Cup. They finished 3rd in Russia 2018 following their semi-final defeat against the World Champions France. Belgium lost against Argentina in the quarter-finals in 2014 Brazil.
Which Group will Belgium play in the World Cup 2022?
Belgium is drawn in Group F in the FIFA World Cup 2022. They will play against Canada, Morocco, and Croatia in the same group.
Top two teams will qualify for the Round of 16 from each group – group winners and runners-up. Every team will play 3 matches in the Group Stage, 1 match with each opponent. A win brings 3 points, draw 1, and no points for a defeat.
Belgium’s World Cup Fixtures: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue
Belgium will begin their World Cup 2022 campaign playing against Canada before taking on Morocco. They will finish the Group Stage playing against Croatia, in what would be a crucial match.
[All times are in GMT, so you can convert it easily into your local time]
|Belgium vs Canada||Wednesday, 23 November 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|Belgium vs Morocco||Sunday, 27 November 2022||1:00 pm GMT||Al Thumama Stadium|
|Belgium vs Croatia||Thursday, 1 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
If Belgium finishes Group Stage as the group winners (F1), they will face the runners-up (E2) of Group E in the Round of 16. Germany should finish as E2 according to our pick.
If Belgium finishes Group Stage as the group runners-up (F2), they will face the winners (E1) of Group E. Spain should finish as E1 according to our pick.
[Group E: Spain, Germany, Costa Rica or New Zealand, Japan]
Belgium’s Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:
|F1 (Belgium) vs E2||Tuesday, 6 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Education City Stadium|
|F2 (Belgium) vs E1||Monday, 5 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Janoub Stadium|
Belgium’s Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:
If Belgium wins their round-of-16 match and goes through to the quarter-finals, their opponent will be either the winners of the H1 vs G2 match, or the winners of the G1 vs H2 match. Our picks are Brazil and Portugal for these two matches.
[Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon]
[Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, Korea Republic]
|Belgium vs (H1 vs G2) Winners||Saturday, 10 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Thumama Stadium|
|Belgium vs (G1 vs H2) Winners||Friday, 9 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Education City Stadium|
If Belgium finishes Group Stage as the winners (F1) and goes through to the quarter-finals, they will play their quarter-final match on Saturday, 10 December 2022, at 3:00 pm GMT, which is 4:00 pm BST, and 6:00 pm local time in Qatar. It will be held at Al Thumama Stadium.
If Belgium finishes Group Stage as the runners-up (F2) and goes through to the quarter-finals, they will play their quarter-final match on Friday, 9 December 2022, at 3:00 pm GMT, which is 4:00 pm BST, and 6:00 pm local time in Qatar. It will be held at Education City Stadium.
Belgium’s Potential Semi-Final Fixture and Schedule:
Belgium’s World Cup bracket involves Groups E, F, G, and H till the quarter-finals. So, they cannot face any team from Groups A, B, C, and D until Semi-Finals.
Let’s check out the date, time, and venue for the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
|Semi-Final 1||Tuesday, 13 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Lusail Stadium|
|Semi-Final 2||Wednesday, 14 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
- Belgium will play semi-final 1 if they finish Group F as the runners-up (F2) and go all the way to the semi-finals.
- Belgium will play semi-final 2 if they finish Group F as the winners (F1) and go all the way to the semi-finals.
When and Where will be the FIFA World Cup 2022 Final?
The FIFA World Cup 2022 Final will be held at the Lusail Stadium, Al Daayen City, Qatar.
The Final match will go underway on Sunday, 18 December 2022, at 3:00 pm GMT, which is 11:00 am ET, 4:00 pm BST, 6:00 pm local time in Qatar.
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