In this article, we have discussed Croatia’s FIFA World Cup Fixture, when the matches will be and where the match will be.
The 2018 World Cup runners-up Croatia will play in Qatar in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Luka Modric will have another shot and travel to Qatar in November. Let’s take a quick look at Croatia’s World Cup 2022 fixtures, match schedules, venues, and group.
Which Group will Croatia play in the World Cup 2022?
Croatia will play in Group F in the FIFA World Cup 2022. They will compete against Belgium, Canada, and Morocco 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, a match with every opponent. A win earns 3 points, 1 point for a draw, and no points for a defeat.
The stage is set. We now know the final 32 teams that are heading to #Qatar2022. 🤩
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) June 14, 2022
Croatia World Cup Fixtures: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue
All times are in GMT
|Croatia vs. Morocco||Wednesday, 23 November 2022||10:00 am GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
|Croatia vs. Canada||Sunday, 27 November 2022||4:00 pm GMT||Khalifa International Stadium|
|Croatia vs. Belgium||Thursday, 1 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
If Croatia finishes Group Stage as the group runners-up (F2), they will face the winners (E1) of Group E in the Round of 16. Germany should finish as E1 according to our pick.
If Croatia finishes Group Stage as the group winners (F1), they will face the runners-up (E2) of Group E. Spain should finish as E2 according to our pick.
[Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan]
Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:
|F1 (Croatia) vs. E2||Tuesday, 6 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Education City Stadium|
|F2 (Croatia) vs. E1||Monday, 5 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Janoub Stadium|
Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:
If Croatia 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 Portugal and Brazil for these two matches.
[Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon]
[Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, Korea Republic]
|Croatia vs (H1 vs G2) Winners||Saturday, 10 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Thumama Stadium|
|Croatia vs (G1 vs H2) Winners||Friday, 9 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Education City Stadium|
Croatia will play their quarter-final match on Friday, 9 December if they finish group stage as the runners-up (F2) and go all the way.
Croatia will play their quarter-final match on Saturday, 10 December if they finish the group stage as the winners (F1) and go all the way.
Potential Semi-Final Fixture and Schedule:
Croatia’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|
- Croatia will play semi-final 1 if they finish Group F as the runners-up (F2) and go all the way to the semi-finals.
- Croatia 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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