When is the 2022 World Cup? Groups, fixtures, dates, venues and schedule in-full

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When is the 2022 World Cup? Groups, fixtures, dates, venues and schedule in-full

The waiting is over and the wall charts can be prepared for the 2022 World Cup with just a few months to go until this winter’s tournament in Qatar.

England were drawn against Iran and USA in Group B, with Wales later joining those three sides after victory over Ukraine in a World Cup play-off earlier this summer.

Costa Rice and Australia also booked their place in Qatar with play-off wins, completing the line-up of 32 countries.

Here’s everything we know so far after Friday’s draw...

2022 World Cup groups

  • Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands

  • Group B: England, Iran, USA, Wales

  • Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland

  • Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia

  • Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan

  • Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia

  • Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon

  • Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea

2022 World Cup schedule

Monday, November 21

Senegal vs Holland - Al Thumama Stadium, 10.00 GMT

England vs Iran - Khalifa International Stadium, 13.00 GMT

Qatar vs Ecuador - Al Bayt Stadium, 16.00 GMT

USA vs Wales - Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Tuesday, November 22

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia - Lusail Stadium, 10.00 GMT

Denmark vs Tunisia - Education City Stadium, 13.00 GMT

Mexico vs Poland - Stadium 974, 16.00 GMT

France vs Australia - Al Janoub Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Wednesday, November 23

Morocco vs Croatia - Al Bayt Stadium, 10.00 GMT

Germany vs Japan - Khalifa International Stadium, 13.00 GMT

Spain vs Costa Rica - Al Thumama Stadium, 16.00 GMT

Belgium vs Canada - Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Thursday, November 24

Switzerland vs Cameroon - Al Janoub Stadium, 10.00 GMT

Uruguay vs South Korea - Education City Stadium, 13.00 GMT

Portugal vs Ghana - Stadium 974, 16.00 GMT

Brazil vs Serbia - Lusail Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Friday, November 25

Wales v Iran - Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, 10.00 GMT

Qatar vs Senegal - Al Thumama Stadium, 13.00 GMT

Holland vs Ecuador - Khalifa International Stadium, 16.00 GMT

England vs USA - Al Bayt Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Saturday, November 26

Tunisia vs Australia - Al Janoub Stadium, 10.00 GMT

Poland vs Saudi Arabia - Education City Stadium, 13.00 GMT

France vs Denmark - Stadium 974, 16.00 GMT

Argentina vs Mexico - Lusail Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Sunday, November 27

Japan vs Costa Rica - Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, 10.00 GMT

Belgium vs Morocco - Al Thumama Stadium, 13.00 GMT

Croatia vs Canada - Khalifa International Stadium, 16.00 GMT

Spain vs Germany - Al Bayt Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Monday, November 28

Cameroon vs Serbia - Al Janoub Stadium, 10.00 GMT

South Korea vs Ghana - Education City Stadium, 13.00 GMT

Brazil vs Switzerland - Stadium 974, 16.00 GMT

Portugal vs Uruguay - Lusail Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Tuesday, November 29

Holland vs Qatar - Al Bayt Stadium, 15.00 GMT

Ecuador vs Senegal - Khalifa International Stadium, 15.00 GMT

Iran vs USA - Al Thumama Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Wales vs England - Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Wednesday, November 30

Australia vs Denmark - Al Janoub Stadium, 15.00 GMT

Tunisia vs France - Education City Stadium, 15.00 GMT

Poland vs Argentina - Stadium 974, 19.00 GMT

Saudi Arabia vs Mexico - Lusail Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Thursday, December 1

Croatia vs Belgium - Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, 15.00 GMT

Canada vs Morocco - Al Thumama Stadium, 15.00 GMT

Japan vs Spain - Khalifa International Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Costa Rica vs Germany - Al Bayt Stadium, 19.00 GMT

Friday, December 2

Ghana vs Uruguay - Al Janoub Stadium, 15.00 GMT

South Korea v Portugal - Education City Stadium, 15.00 GMT

Serbia vs Switzerland - Stadium 974, 19.00 GMT

Cameroon vs Brazil - Lusail Stadium, 19.00 GMT

The World Cup final will be played at 3pm on Sunday, December 18, 2022.

2022 World Cup venues

A total of eight stadiums will be used during the tournament: Al Bayt Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Lusail Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, Education City Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium.

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