The FIFA World Cup 2022 is just around the corner and the countdown for the biggest football tournament on the planet has begun. All the groups, brackets, fixtures, and schedules are set. Here in this article, we will check out Germany’s World Cup Fixtures 2022, match schedule, and venues.
Germany had a nightmarish World Cup in the previous season in Russia. They couldn’t pass the group stage, losing against Mexico and Korea Republic and finishing at the bottom of the group. Moreover, the Euro 2020 (held in 2021) didn’t go as planned for Germany. Their Euro journey ended in the Round of 16 following a 2-0 goals defeat against England. The four-time World Cup winners Germany are expected to come back strongly in Qatar in November.
Germany’s World Cup 2022 Fixtures and Match Schedule
The draw for the FIFA World Cup 2022 has been made. All the groups are set and brackets are fixed. Germany are in Group E.
Germany’s World Cup 2022 Group
|Costa Rica or New Zealand|
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.
Germany’s World Cup Fixtures: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue
Germany will begin their World Cup 2022 campaign playing against Japan before the crucial match against Spain. They will finish the Group Stage playing against Costa Rica or New Zealand; a 4th team in Group E that will be confirmed in June.
[All times are in GMT, so you can convert it easily into your local time]
|Germany vs. Japan||Wednesday, 23 November 2022||1:00 pm GMT||Khalifa International Stadium|
|Germany vs. Spain||Sunday, 27 November 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
|Germany vs. Costa Rica or New Zealand||Thursday, 1 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
If Germany finishes Group Stage as the group winners (E1), they will face the runners-up (F2) of Group F in the Round of 16. Canada should finish as F2 according to our pick.
If Germany finishes Group Stage as the group runners-up (E2), they will face the winners (F1) of Group F. Belgium should finish as F1 according to our pick.
[Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia]
Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:
|E1 (Germany) vs F2||Monday, 5 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Janoub Stadium|
|E2 (Germany) vs F1||Tuesday, 6 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Education City Stadium|
Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:
If Germany wins their round-of-16 match and goes through to the quarter-finals, their opponent will be either the winners of the G1 vs H2 match, or the winners of the H1 vs G2 match. Our picks are Brazil and Portugal for these two matches.
[Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon]
[Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, Korea Republic]
|Germany vs (G1 vs H2) Winners||Friday, 9 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Education City Stadium|
|Germany vs (H1 vs G2) Winners||Saturday, 10 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Thumama Stadium|
If Germany finishes Group Stage as the winners (E1) 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.
If Germany finishes Group Stage as the runners-up (E2) 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.
Potential Semi-Final Fixture and Schedule:
Germany’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|
- Germany will play semi-final 1 if they finish Group E as the winners (E1) and go all the way to the semi-finals.
- Germany will play semi-final 2 if they finish Group E as the runners-up (E2) 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.
- Related: France’s World Cup Fixture 2022