How to watch World Cup 2022: FREE live stream and TV channel for every match

How to watch World Cup 2022: FREE live stream and TV channel for every match

The UK television schedule for the World Cup has been confirmed, with the BBC and ITV again broadcasting every match for free.

The November tournament kicks off on Sunday, November 20 with hosts Qatar against Ecuador, which will also be shown on the BBC. The Three Lions begin their quest to finally end 56 years of hurt the following day at 1pm UK time, against Group B rivals Iran, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha. Wales fact USA on ITV straight after.

ITV have the first pick of the last 16 and quarter-final games, while the BBC will also screen the semi-finals and the final will be broadcast across both networks.

S4C will be showing Welsh language coverage of every Wales match during the tournament.

Check out the full TV schedule for the 2022 Qatar World Cup below...

World Cup 2022 TV schedule

Sunday, 20 November - Qatar vs Ecuador - 4pm - BBC

Monday, 21 November - England vs Iran - 1pm - BBC

Monday, 21 November - USA vs Wales - 4pm - ITV

Monday, 21 November - Senegal vs Netherlands - 7pm ITV

Tuesday, 22 November - Argentina vs Saudi Arabia - 10am - ITV

Tuesday, 22 November - Denmark vs Tunisia - 1pm - ITV

Tuesday, 22 November - Mexico vs Poland - 4pm - BBC

Tuesday, 22 November - France vs Australia - 7pm - BBC

Wednesday, 23 November - Morocco vs Croatia - 10am - ITV

Wednesday, 23 November - Germany vs Japan - 1pm - ITV

Wednesday, 23 November - Spain vs Costa Rica - 4pm - ITV

Wednesday, 23 November - Belgium vs Canada - 7pm - BBC

Thursday, 24 November - Switzerland vs Cameroon - 10am - ITV

Thursday, 24 November - Uruguay vs South Korea - 1pm - BBC

Thursday, 24 November - Portugal vs Ghana - 4pm - ITV

Thursday, 24 November - Brazil vs Serbia - 7pm - BBC

 (Getty Images)
(Getty Images)

Friday, 25 November - Wales vs Iran - 10am - BBC

Friday, 25 November - Qatar vs Senegal - 1pm - BBC

Friday, 25 November - Netherlands vs Ecuador - 4pm - ITV

Friday, 25 November - England vs USA - 7pm - ITV

Saturday, 26 November - Tunisia vs Australia - 10am - BBC

Saturday, 26 November - Poland vs Saudi Arabia - 1pm - ITV

Saturday, 26 November - France vs Denmark - 4pm - ITV

Saturday, 26 November - Argentina vs Mexico - 7pm - ITV

Sunday, 27 November - Japan vs Costa Rica - 10am - ITV

Sunday, 27 November - Belgium vs Morocco - 1pm - BBC

Sunday, 27 November - Croatia vs Canada - 4pm - BBC

Sunday, 27 November - Spain vs Germany - 7pm - BBC

Monday, 28 November - Cameroon vs Serbia - 10am - ITV

Monday, 28 November - South Korea vs Ghana - 1pm - BBC

Monday, 28 November - Brazil vs Switzerland - 4pm - ITV

Monday, 28 November - Portugal vs Uruguay - 7pm - ITV

The Lusail Stadium, a venue for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. (PA Archive)
The Lusail Stadium, a venue for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. (PA Archive)

Tuesday, 29 November - Ecuador vs Senegal - 3pm - ITV

Tuesday, 29 November - Netherlands vs Qatar - 3pm - ITV

Tuesday, 29 November - Iran vs United States - 7pm - BBC

Tuesday, 29 November - Wales vs England - 7pm - BBC

Wednesday, 30 November - Tunisia vs France - 3pm - BBC

Wednesday, 30 November - Australia vs Denmark - 3pm - BBC

Wednesday, 30 November - Poland vs Argentina - 7pm - BBC

Wednesday, 30 November - Saudi Arabia vs Mexico - 7pm - BBC

Thursday, 1 December - Canada vs Morocco - 4pm - BBC

Thursday, 1 December - Croatia vs Belgium - 4pm - BBC

Thursday, 1 December - Japan vs Spain - 7pm - ITV

Thursday, 1 December - Costa Rica vs Germany - 7pm - ITV

Friday, 2 December - Ghana vs Uruguay - 4pm - BBC

Friday, 2 December - South Korea vs Portugal - 4pm - BBC

Friday, 2 December - Serbia vs Switzerland - 7pm - ITV

Friday, 2 December - Cameroon vs Brazil - 7pm - ITV

Where to watch World Cup 2022

TV channel: The matches will be televised on either a BBC or ITV channel.

Live stream: UK TV license holders will be able to watch matches online via BBC iPlayer or ITV Hub.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.