The FIFA World Cup 2022 is only months away. All the groups, brackets, fixtures, and schedules are set. Here in this article, we will check out the World Cup fixtures of the Netherlands, start time, and venues.
The Oranje became runners-up in the 2010 World Cup and reached the semi-finals in the 2014 World Cup. After missing out on the previous edition in Russia, the Netherlands are back in the FIFA World Cup as one of the favorites. Let’s check out the World Cup 2022 fixtures and schedules for the Netherlands.
Netherlands World Cup Group
The top two teams will qualify for Round 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, a draw 1, and no points for a defeat.
Netherlands World Cup Fixtures: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue
The Netherlands will begin their World Cup 2022 campaign playing against African Champions Senegal before the crucial match against Ecuador. They will finish the Group Stage playing against the host Qatar.
[All times are in GMT so that you can convert it easily into your local time]
|Netherlands vs Senegal||Monday, 21 November 2022||10:00 am GMT||Al Thumama Stadium|
|Netherlands vs Ecuador||Friday, 25 November 2022||4:00 pm GMT||Khalifa International Stadium|
|Netherlands vs Qatar||Tuesday, 29 November 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
If the Netherlands finish Group Stage as the group winners (A1), they will face Group B’s runners-up (B2) in the Round of 16. USA should finish as B2 according to our pick.
If the Netherlands finishes Group Stage as the group runners-up (A2), they will face the winners (B1) of Group B. England should finish as B1 according to our pick.
[Group B: England, Iran, Wales or Ukraine, USA]
Netherlands Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:
|A1 (Netherlands) vs B2||Saturday, 3 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Khalifa International|
|A2 (Netherlands) vs B1||Sunday, 4 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
Netherlands Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:
If the Netherlands win their round-of-16 match and goes through to the quarter-finals, their opponent will be the winners of the C1 vs D2 match or the winners of the D1 vs C2 match. Our picks are Argentina and France for these two matches.
[Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland]
[Group D: France, Denmark, Peru or Australia or UAE, Tunisia]
|Netherlands vs (C1 vs D2) Winners||Friday, 9 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Lusail Stadium|
|Netherlands vs (D1 vs C2) Winners||Saturday, 10 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
If Oranje finishes Group Stage as the winners (A1) and goes through to the quarter-finals, they will play their quarter-final match on Friday, 9 December 2022, at 7:00 pm GMT, which is 8:00 pm BST and 10:00 pm local time in Qatar. It will be held at Lusail Stadium.
If Oranje finishes Group Stage as the runners-up (B2) and goes through to the quarter-finals, they will play their quarter-final match on Saturday, 10 December 2022, at 7:00 pm GMT, which is 8:00 pm BST and 10:00 pm local time in Qatar. It will be held at Al Bayt Stadium.
Netherlands Potential Semi-Final Fixture and Schedule:
The Netherlands’ 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 the 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|
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, and 6:00 pm local time in Qatar.
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