Saudi Arabia will visit Qatar this November to play their 2nd successive World Cup finals. They couldn’t get past the group stage in 2018 in Russia, finishing 3rd in Group A. Let’s take a quick look at Saudi Arabia’s World Cup 2022 fixtures, groups, match schedules, and venues.
Saudi Arabia World Cup 2022 Group
Saudi Arabia will play in Group C in the FIFA World Cup 2022. They will compete in the same group against Argentina, Mexico, and Poland.
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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Saudi Arabia World Cup Fixtures: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue
All times are in GMT.
|Saudi Arabia vs. Argentina||Tuesday, 22 November 2022||10:00 am||Lusail Stadium|
|Saudi Arabia vs. Poland||Saturday, 26 November 2022||1:00 pm||Education City Stadium|
|Saudi Arabia vs. Mexico||Wednesday, 30 November 2022||7:00 pm||Lusail Stadium|
If Saudi Arabia 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.
If Saudi Arabia 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.
[Group D: France, Denmark, Tunisia, Australia]
Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:
|C1 (Saudi Arabia) vs D2||Saturday, 3 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium|
|C2 (Saudi Arabia) vs D1||Sunday, 4 December 2022||3:00 pm GMT||Al Thumama Stadium|
Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:
If Saudi Arabia 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]
|Saudi Arabia vs (A1 vs B2) Winners||Friday, 9 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Lusail Stadium|
|Saudi Arabia vs (B1 vs A2) Winners||Saturday, 10 December 2022||7:00 pm GMT||Al Bayt Stadium|
Saudi Arabia will play their quarter-final match on Friday, 9 December, if they finish the group stage as the winners (C1) and go all the way.
Saudi Arabia will play their quarter-final match on Saturday, 10 December, if they finish the group stage as the runners-up (C2) and go all the way.
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