We have you covered if you consider watching the World Cup from home. In this article, we will guide you on how to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 in the UK.
The countdown has begun for the FIFA World Cup 2022 kick-off on 20th November. Football fans in the United Kingdom eagerly await the sport’s biggest showdown. Gareth Southgate’s men have been on a concerning run in recent games. They are heading into the World Cup with a six-game winless record.
However, 26th September’s 3-3 draw in Wembley against Germany in the Nations League will give England a lot of positivity heading into the World Cup. “We’ve scored three goals, and this will put us in a positive mood going into the World Cup,” said Harry Kane.
Where to Watch FIFA World Cup Live in the UK?
- TV Channel: BBC, ITV
- Live Stream: BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub
How to Watch the FIFA World Cup on TV and Live Stream in the UK?
The Fans in the United Kingdom will be over the moon to discover that BBC and ITV will broadcast the FIFA World Cup 2022 in the United Kingdom. Fans can watch all the matches for free via these two free-to-air broadcasters.
Moreover, the cable-cutters can enjoy the live stream via BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub.
How to Watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 Live on BBC from the UK
BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) will telecast two of England’s three Group-Stage games in the World Cup. England’s World Cup opener is against Iran on 21st November and against Wales on 29 November. The other match against the USA will be on ITV on 25th November.
The BBC's and ITV's World Cup group games have been confirmed! 🏆
We will show England’s opening match against Iran as well as the possible Home Nations group match against the final European qualifier
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— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) April 6, 2022
Moreover, fans can enjoy the live stream of the matches via BBC iPlayer. It’s free to download and free to watch in the UK.
Here’s the BBC TV Schedule for Group-Stage Matches
All times in BST
- 20 November, 17:00: Qatar vs. Ecuador
- 21 November, 14:00: England vs. Iran
- 22 November, 17:00: Mexico vs. Poland
- 22 November, 20:00: France vs. Australia
- 23 November, 20:00: Belgium vs. Canada
- 24 November, 14:00: Uruguay vs. South Korea
- 24 November, 20:00: Brazil vs. Serbia
- 25 November, 11:00: Wales vs. Iran
- 25 November, 14:00: Qatar vs. Senegal
- 26 November, 11:00: Tunisia vs. Australia
- 27 November, 14:00: Belgium vs. Morocco
- 27 November, 17:00: Croatia vs. Canada
- 27 November, 20:00: Spain vs. Germany
- 28 November, 14:00: South Korea vs. Ghana
- 29 November, 20:00: Iran vs. USA
- 29 November, 20:00: Wales vs. England
- 30 November, 16:00: Tunisia vs. France
- 30 November, 16:00: Australia vs. Denmark
- 30 November, 20:00: Poland vs. Argentina
- 30 November, 20:00: Saudi Arabia vs. Mexico
- 1 December, 17:00: Canada vs. Morocco
- 1 December, 17:00: Croatia vs. Belgium
- 2 December, 17:00: Ghana vs. Uruguay
How to Watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 Live on ITV UK
ITV will broadcast England vs. USA game on 25th November. It’s a free-to-air channel. Hence, fans can watch all the matches for free.
Moreover, the cable-cutters can enjoy the World Cup on ITV Hub.
Here’s the ITV Schedule for Group-Stage Matches
All times in BST
- 21 November, 17:00: Senegal vs. Netherlands
- 21 November, 20:00: USA vs. Wales
- 22 November, 11:00: Argentina vs. Saudi Arabia
- 22 November, 14:00: Denmark vs. Tunisia
- 23 November, 11:00: Morocco vs. Croatia
- 23 November, 14:00: Germany vs. Japan
- 23 November, 17:00: Spain vs. Costa Rica
- 24 November, 11:00: Switzerland vs. Cameroon
- 24 November, 17:00: Portugal vs. Ghana
- 25 November, 17:00: Netherlands vs. Ecuador
- 25 November, 20:00: England vs. USA
- 26 November, 14:00: Poland vs. Saudi Arabia
- 26 November, 17:00: France vs. Denmark
- 26 November, 20:00: Argentina vs. Mexico
- 27 November, 11:00: Japan vs. Costa Rica
- 28 November, 11:00: Cameroon vs. Serbia
- 28 November, 17:00: Brazil vs. Switzerland
- 28 November, 20:00: Portugal vs. Uruguay
- 29 November, 16:00: Ecuador vs. Senegal
- 29 November, 16:00: Netherlands vs. Qatar
- 1 December, 20:00: Japan vs. Spain
- 1 December, 20:00: Costa Rica vs. Germany
- 2 December, 20:00: Serbia vs. Switzerland
- 2 December, 20:00: Cameroon vs. Brazil
Group B Fixtures in the World Cup 2022
All times in BST
|England vs. Iran||Monday, 21 November||2:00 pm||Khalifa International||BBC|
|USA vs. Wales||Monday, 21 November||8:00 pm||Ahmad Bin Ali||ITV|
|Wales vs. Iran||Friday, 25 November||11:00 am||Ahmad Bin Ali||BBC|
|USA vs. England||Friday, 25 November||8:00 pm||Al Bayt||ITV|
|USA vs. Iran||Tuesday, 29 November||8:00 pm||Al Thumama||BBC|
|England vs. Wales||Tuesday, 29 November||8:00 pm||Ahmad Bin Ali||BBC|
Round of 16 Matchups
A1 vs B2
B1 vs A2
C1 vs D2
D1 vs C2
E1 vs F2
F1 vs E2
G1 vs H2
H1 vs G2
1 (A1 vs B2) vs (C1 vs D2)
2 (B1 vs A2) vs (D1 vs C2)
3 (E1 vs F2) vs (G1 vs H2)
4 (F1 vs E2) vs (H1 vs G2)
1 vs 3
2 vs 4
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