In this article, we have discussed Wales’s FIFA World Cup Fixture, when the matches will be and where the match will be.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 is only a few months away. The groups are drawn, fixtures are made, and schedules are set.
Wales already grabs one among the three remaining spots for the World Cup. Gareth Bale’s Wales defeated Ukraine in the UEFA World Cup Qualification Playoffs Final by a 1-0 goal on June 5. Wales will be in the FIFA World Cup 2022 for the first time since 1958.
This article will teach about the World Cup 2022 fixtures for Wales, their match schedules, and potential opponents.
Which Group will Wales Play in the World Cup 2022?
Wales will play in Group B in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Gareth Bale and Co will join England, USMNT, and Iran in Group B.
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.
Wales World Cup Fixture: Match Schedule, Kickoff Time, and Venue
Wales will begin their World Cup journey playing against USMNT on an opening day before taking on Iran. They will finish the Group Stage playing the crucial match against England.
All times are in BST (GMT+1)
|Wales vs. USA||Monday, 21 November 2022||8:00 pm BST||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|Wales vs. Iran||Friday, 25 November 2022||11:00 am BST||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|Wales vs. England||Tuesday, 29 November 2022||8:00 pm BST||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
If Wales finishes Group Stage as the group winners (B1), they will group A’s runners-up (A2) p A in Round 16. Ecuador should finish as A2, according to our pick.
If Wales finishes Group Stage as the group runners-up (B2), they will face the winners (A1) of Group A. The Netherlands should finish as A1, according to our pick.
[Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands]
Wales’ Potential Round of 16 Fixture and Schedule:
|B1 (Wales) vs. A2||Sunday, 4 December 2022||8:00 pm BST||Al Bayt Stadium|
|B2 (Wales) vs. A1||Saturday, 3 December 2022||4:00 pm BST||Khalifa International Stadium|
Wales’ Potential Quarter-Final Fixture and Schedule:
If Wales wins their round-of-16 match and goes through to the quarter-finals, their opponent will be either the winners of the D1 vs C2 match or the winners of the C1 vs D2 match. Our picks are France and Argentina for these two matches.
[Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland]
[Group D: France, Denmark, Peru/Australia/UAE, Tunisia]
|Wales vs (D1 vs C2) Winners||Saturday, 10 December 2022||8:00 pm BST||Al Bayt Stadium|
|Wales vs (C1 vs D2) Winners||Friday, 9 December 2022||8:00 pm BST||Lusail Stadium|
If Wales finishes Group Stage as the winners (B1) 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.
If Wales finishes Group Stage as the runners-up (B2) 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 the Lusail Stadium.
Wales’ Potential Semi-Final Fixture and Schedule:
Wales’ 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||8:00 pm BST||Lusail Stadium|
|Semi-Final 2||Wednesday, 14 December 2022||8:00 pm BST||Al Bayt Stadium|
- Wales will play semi-final 2 if they finish Group B as the winners (B1) and go to the semi-finals.
- Wales will play semi-final 1 if they finish Group B as the runners-up (B2) and go 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, and 6:00 pm local time in Qatar.
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