The FIFA World Cup will return this November in Qatar. The groups are already drawn for the World Cup 2022. The fixtures are made, and schedules are set. Here we will look closely at Mexico’s World Cup fixtures 2022. Let’s take a look at Mexico’s group stage match schedules and venues.
Mexico had a good start in the 2018 campaign in Russia. They beat Germany in the Group Stage and qualified for the Round of 16. Their journey ended with a defeat against Brazil. They have qualified for the World Cup 2022 from the CONCACAF region, finishing 2nd behind Canada.
Mexico World Cup Group
Mexico will play in Group C in the FIFA World Cup 2022 as the only CONCACAF team. They will compete against Argentina, Poland, and Saudi Arabia in the Group Stage.
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.
Mexico World Cup Fixtures: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue
Mexico will begin their World Cup 2022 journey playing against Poland in what should be a crucial match to qualify for the round of 16. Then they will face Argentina before taking on Saudi Arabia.
[All times are in GMT, so you can convert it easily into your local time]
|Mexico vs Poland||Tuesday, 22 November 2022||4:00 pm GMT||Stadium 974|
|Mexico vs Argentina||Saturday, 26 November 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Lusail Stadium|
|Mexico vs Saudi Arabia||Wednesday, 30 November 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Lusail Stadium|
If Mexico finishes Group Stage as the group winners (C1), they will face the runners-up (D2) of Group D in the Round of 16. Denmark should finish as D2, according to our pick.
If Mexico finishes Group Stage as the group runners-up (C2), they will face the winners (D1) of Group D. The defending World Champions, France should finish as D1 according to our pick.
[Group D: France, Denmark, Tunisia, Peru/Australia]
Mexico Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:
|C1 (Mexico) vs D2||Saturday, 3 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium|
|C2 (Mexico) vs D1||Sunday, 4 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Thumama Stadium|
Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:
If Mexico wins their round-of-16 match and goes through to the quarter-finals, their opponent will be either the winners of the A1 vs B2 match, or the winners of the B1 vs A2 match. Our picks are Netherlands and England for these two matches.
[Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands]
[Group B: England, Iran, USA, Wales]
|Mexico vs (A1 vs B2) Winners||Friday, 9 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Lusail Stadium|
|Mexico vs (B1 vs A2) Winners||Saturday, 10 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
Mexico will play their quarter-final match on Friday, 9 December if they finish group stage as the winners (C1) and go all the way.
Mexico will play their quarter-final match on Saturday, 10 December if they finish group stage as the runners-up (C2) and go all the way.
Potential Semi-Final Fixture and Schedule:
Mexico’s World Cup bracket involves Groups A, B, C, and D till the quarter-finals. So, they cannot face any team from Groups E, F, G, and H 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|
- Mexico will play semi-final 1 if they finish Group C as the winners (C1) and go all the way to the semi-finals.
- Mexico will play semi-final 2 if they finish Group C as the runners-up (C2) 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: Poland World Cup Fixtures 2022