Portugal's World Cup
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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 Portugal’s World Cup Fixtures 2022, match schedule, and venues.

The Euro 2016 Champions Portugal have never won the FIFA World Cup. The 37-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo will visit Qatar to give it one last shot to win the World Cup for the first time in his career and for his country.

The previous two World Cup campaigns had not been good for Cristiano Ronaldo. They were defeated 2-1 by Uruguay in the Round of 16 of the 2018 World Cup. Their journey ended in the group stage in the Brazil World Cup 2014.

Portugal’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. Portugal are in Group H.

Portugal’s World Cup 2022 Group

Group H
Portugal
Ghana
Uruguay
Korea Republic

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.

Portugal’s World Cup Fixtures: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue

Portugal will begin their World Cup 2022 campaign playing against Ghana before the crucial match against Uruguay. They will finish the Group Stage playing against Korea Republic.

[All times are in GMT, so you can convert it easily into your local time]

Match Date Kickoff Time Venue
Portugal vs. Ghana Thursday, 24 November 2022 4:00 pm GMT Stadium 974
Portugal vs. Uruguay Monday, 28 November 2022 7:00 pm GMT Lusail Stadium
Portugal vs. Korea Republic Friday, 2 December 2022 3:00 pm GMT Education City Stadium

If Portugal finishes Group Stage as the group winners (H1), they will face the runners-up (G2) of Group G in the Round of 16. Serbia should finish as G2 according to our pick.

If Portugal finishes Group Stage as the group runners-up (H2), they will face the winners (G1) of Group G. Brazil should finish as G1 according to our pick.

[Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon]

Portugal’s Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:

Fixture Date Kickoff Time Venue
H1 (Portugal) vs G2 Tuesday, 6 December 2022 7:00 pm GMT Lusail Stadium
H2 (Portugal) vs G1 Monday, 5 December 2022 7:00 pm GMT Stadium 974

Portugal’s Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:

If Portugal wins their round-of-16 match and goes through to the quarter-finals, their opponent will be either the winners of the F1 vs E2 match, or the winners of the E1 vs F2 match. Our picks are Germany and Spain for these two matches.

[Group E: Spain, Costa Rica or New Zealand, Germany, Japan]

[Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia]

Fixture Date Kickoff Time Venue
Portugal vs (F1 vs E2) Winners Saturday, 10 December 2022 3:00 pm GMT Al Thumama Stadium
Portugal vs (E1 vs F2) Winners Friday, 9 December 2022 3:00 pm GMT Education City Stadium

If Portugal finishes Group Stage as the winners (H1) 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 Portugal finishes Group Stage as the runners-up (H2) 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 the Education City Stadium.

Portugal’s Potential  Semi-Final Fixture and Schedule:

Portugal’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.

Fixture Date Kickoff Time Venue
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

 

  • Portugal will play semi-final 2 if they finish Group H as the winners (H1) and go all the way to the semi-finals.

 

  • Portugal will play semi-final 1 if they finish 2nd in Group H (H2) 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.

Golam Muktadir, chief editor at Surprise Sports (Leading Sports News Website). He is sharing his World Cup Football thoughts, trending news, and real-time Qatar World Cup updates.

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