The FIFA World Cup 2022 is only a few months away. As the host nation, Qatar will participate in the World Cup and play in Group A. Let’s take a look at Qatar’s World Cup 2022 fixtures, groups, match schedules, and venues.
Qatar’s World Cup 2022 Group
Qatar will play in Group A in the FIFA World Cup 2022. They will compete against Ecuador, Senegal, and the Netherlands.
The 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.
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Qatar’s World Cup Fixtures: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue
All times are in GMT.
|Qatar vs Ecuador||Monday, 21 November 2022||4:00 pm||Al Bayt Stadium|
|Qatar vs Senegal||Friday, 25 November 2022||1:00 pm||Al Thumama Stadium|
|Qatar vs Netherlands||Tuesday, 29 November 2022||3:00 pm||Al Bayt Stadium|
If Qatar 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.
If Qatar finishes Group Stage as the group winners (A1), they will face the runners-up (B2) of Group B in the Round of 16. USA should finish as B2 according to our pick.
[Group B: England, Iran, Wales, USA]
Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:
|A1 (Qatar) vs B2||Saturday, 3 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Khalifa International|
|A2 (Qatar) vs B1||Sunday, 4 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:
If Qatar wins their round-of-16 match and goes through to the quarter-finals, their opponent will be either 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, Australia, Tunisia]
|Qatar vs (C1 vs D2) Winners||Friday, 9 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Lusail Stadium|
|Qatar vs (D1 vs C2) Winners||Saturday, 10 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
Qatar will play their quarter-final match on Saturday, 10 December if they finish group stage as the runners-up (A2) and go all the way.
Qatar will play their quarter-final match on Friday, 9 December if they finish group stage as the winners (A1) and go all the way.
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