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2022 FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR
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2022 WORLD CUP QATAR  
  2022 WORLD CUP QATAR  
   
 
   
   
                 
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2022 QUICK FACTS
   
   
   
  Teams
  32
Adidas Al Rihla
  When
  20 November to 18 December
  Matches
  64
  Venues
  8 (5 cities)
  Attendance
  
  Goals Scored
  
   
 
2022 Qualifiers  
   
  Participating countries:
206
  Teams that played at least one qualifying match:
208
  Matches:
865
  Total goals:
2424 (2.8 per match)
 
     
 

A total of 206 teams signed up to participate in the 2022 World Cup qualification rounds. Qatar, as the hosts, qualified automatically, leaving 31 spots open for competition. Saint Lucia, North Korea, American Samoa, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and Cook Islands withdrew for different reasons. The 31 available spots were distributed in continental zones as shown below:

     
 
Europe (UEFA): spots. 55 teams competed for 13 direct places.
 
South America (CONMEBOL): 4.5 spots. 10 teams competed for 4 direct places. The other 0.5 spot was disputed in the inter-confederation play-offs between Peru and Australia, which qualified for Qatar 2022.
 
North America, Central America and Caribbean (CONCACAF): 3.5 places. 34 teams competed for only 3 places. The other 0.5 spot was disputed in the inter-confederation play-offs between Costa Rica and New Zealand. Costa Rica qualified for Qatar 2022.
  Asia (AFC): 5.5 places. 46 teams competed for 5 direct places. The other 0.5 spot was disputed in the inter-confederation play-offs between Australia and Peru. Australia qualified for Russia 2022. Qatar also qualified as the hosts.
  AFRICA (CAF): 5 places. 54 teams competed for 5 direct places.
 
Oceania (OFC): 0.5 spot. 7 teams competed for only 0.5 place. The 0.5 spot was disputed in the inter-confederation play-offs between New Zealand and Costa Rica, which qualified for Qatar 2022.
 
   
The teams that qualified for Qatar 2022 are the following ones:
 
   
Flag Cf Team FA Streak LA
 Qatar 1 1
 Germany 20 18 2018
 Denmark 6 2 2018
 Brazil 22 22 2018
 France 16 7 2018
 Belgium 14 3 2018
 Croatia 6 3 2018
 Switzerland 12 5 2018
 England 16 7 2018
 Netherlands 11 1 2014
 Argentina 18 13 2018
 Iran 6 3 2018
 South Korea 11 10 2018
 Saudi Arabia 6 2 2018
 Japan 7 7 2018
 Uruguay 14 4 2018
 Ecuador 4 1 2014
 Canada 2 1 1986
 Ghana 4 1 2014
 Senegal 3 2 2018
 Poland 9 2 2018
 Tunisia 6 2 2018
 Morocco 6 2 2018
 Cameroon 8 1 2014
 Mexico 17 8 2018
 United States 11 1 2014
 Wales 2 1 1958
 Australia 6 5 2018
 Costa Rica 6 3 2018
 
   
For a complete information about the 2022 FIFA Qualifiers please visit: 2022 Qualifiers

 
     
   
  Squads  
   
For a complete list of all squads of the 2022 FIFA World Cup please visit: 2022 World Cup Squads

 
 
     
  Venues
 

The Host Cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia are Lusail, Al Khor, Doha, Al Rayyan and Al Wakrah.

 
 
 
Lusail Iconic Stadium
Overall capacity: 80,000
Overall capacity: 68,134
Overall capacity: 47,659
Overall capacity: 45,568
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Overall capacity: 45,379
Overall capacity: 44,442
 
 
Overall capacity: 45,360
Overall capacity: 45,000
 
 
 
 
Overall capacity: 44,918
Overall capacity: 44,899
Overall capacity: 35,212
Overall capacity: 35,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                     
                                     
   
     
TOURNAMENT SUMMARY
 
 
First Round - Group A  
 
Pos Flag Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2  Ecuador 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Senegal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Netherlands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
Match 2 Senegal   Netherlands
Date: 21 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium  
Venue: Doha  
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Match 1 Qatar
Ecuador
Date: 21 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium
Venue: Al Khor
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Match 18 Qatar   Senegal
Date: 25 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium  
Venue: Doha  
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Match 19 Netherlands   Ecuador
Date: 25 November 2022    
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium   
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 35 Ecuador   Senegal
Date: 29 November 2022    
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium    
Venue: Al Rayyan    
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Match 36 Netherlands   Qatar
Date: 29 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium    
Venue: Al Khor  
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First Round - Group B
 
Pos Flag Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  England 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2  Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Wales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
Match 3 England   Iran
Date: 21 November 2022    
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 4 United States   Wales
Date: 21 November 2022    
Stadium: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 17 Wales   Iran
Date: 25 November 2022    
Stadium: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan
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Match 20 England   United States
Date: 25 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium    
Venue: Al Khor  
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Match 33 Wales   England
Date: 29 November 2022    
Stadium: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 34 Iran   United States
Date: 29 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium    
Venue: Doha
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First Round - Group C
 
Pos Flag Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1
 Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2  Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3
 Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4
 Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
Match 8 Argentina
Saudi Arabia
Date: 22 November 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium  
Venue: Lusail  
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Match 7 Mexico
Poland
Date: 22 November 2022    
Stadium: Stadium 974  
Venue: Doha  
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Match 22 Poland  
Saudi Arabia
Date: 26 November 2022    
Stadium: Education City Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan
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Referee:  
 
Match 24 Argentina
Mexico
Date: 26 November 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium     
Venue: Lusail  
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Match 39 Poland
Argentina
Date: 30 November 2022    
Stadium: Stadium 974  
Venue: Doha  
Attendance:  
Referee:  
 
Match 40 Saudi Arabia
Mexico
Date: 30 November 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium    
Venue: Lusail
Attendance:  
Referee:  
 
First Round - Group D
 
Pos Flag Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2
 Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
Match 6 Denmark   Tunisia
Date: 22 November 2022    
Stadium: Education City Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 5 France   Australia
Date: 22 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Janoub Stadium  
Venue: Al Wakrah  
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Match 21 Tunisia   Australia
Date: 26 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Janoub Stadium   
Venue: Al Wakrah
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Match 23 France   Denmark
Date: 26 November 2022    
Stadium: Stadium 974    
Venue: Doha  
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Match 37
Australia
  Denmark
Date: 30 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Janoub Stadium  
Venue: Al Wakrah  
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Match 38 Tunisia   France
Date: 30 November 2022    
Stadium: Education City Stadium    
Venue: Al Rayyan
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First Round - Group E
 
 
Pos Flag Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2
 Costa Rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
Match 11 Germany   Japan
Date: 23 November 2022    
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 10 Spain   Costa Rica
Date: 23 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium  
Venue: Doha  
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Match 25 Japan   Costa Rica
Date: 27 November 2022    
Stadium: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan
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Match 28 Spain   Germany
Date: 27 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium    
Venue: Al Khor  
Attendance:  
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Match 43 Japan   Spain
Date: 1 December 2022    
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium  
Venue:  Al Rayyan  
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Match 44
Costa Rica
  Germany
Date: 1 December 2022    
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium    
Venue: Al Khor
Attendance:  
Referee:    
 
First Round - Group F
 
Pos Flag Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2
 Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Morocco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
Match 12 Morocco   Croatia
Date: 23 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium   
Venue: Al Khor  
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Match 9 Belgium   Canada
Date: 23 November 2022    
Stadium: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 26 Belgium   Morocco
Date: 27 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium  
Venue: Doha
Attendance:  
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Match 27 Croatia   Canada
Date: 27 November 2022    
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium    
Venue: Al Rayyan  
Attendance:  
Referee:  
 
Match 41 Croatia   Belgium
Date: 1 December 2022    
Stadium: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 42 Canada   Morocco
Date: 1 December 2022    
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium    
Venue: Doha
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First Round - Group G
 
Pos Flag Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2
 Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Cameroon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
Match 13  Switzerland
Cameroon
Date: 24 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Janoub Stadium  
Venue: Al Wakrah  
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Match 16 Brazil
Serbia
Date: 24 November 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium  
Venue: Lusail  
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Referee:  
 
Match 29 Cameroon
Serbia
Date: 28 November 2022    
Stadium: Al Janoub Stadium  
Venue: Al Wakrah
Attendance:  
Referee:  
 
Match 31 Brazil
Switzerland
Date: 28 November 2022    
Stadium: Stadium 974    
Venue: Doha  
Attendance:  
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Match 47 Serbia   Switzerland
Date: 2 December 2022    
Stadium: Stadium 974  
Venue: Doha  
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Match 48 Cameroon   Brazil
Date: 2 December 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium    
Venue: Lusail
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First Round - Group H
 
Pos Flag Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Portugal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2  Ghana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
Match 14 Uruguay   South Korea
Date: 24 November 2022    
Stadium: Education City Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Match 15 Portugal   Ghana
Date: 24 November 2022    
Stadium: Stadium 974  
Venue: Doha  
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Match 30 South Korea   Ghana
Date: 28 November 2022    
Stadium: Education City Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan
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Match 32 Portugal   Uruguay
Date: 28 November 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium    
Venue: Lusail  
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Match 45 Ghana   Uruguay
Date: 2 December 2022    
Stadium: Al Janoub Stadium  
Venue: Al Wakrah  
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Match 46 South Korea   Portugal
Date: 2 December 2022    
Stadium: Education City Stadium    
Venue: Al Rayyan
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Round of 16  
 
Match 49 Winners Group A       Runners up Group B
Date: 3 December 2022    
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium
Venue: Al Rayyan
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Match 50 Winners Group C       Runners up Group D
Date: 3 December 2022    
Stadium: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium    
Venue: Al Rayyan    
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Match 53 Winners Group E       Runners up Group F
Date: 5 December 2022    
Stadium: Al Janoub Stadium    
Venue: Al Wakrah    
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Match 54 Winners Group G       Runners up Group H
Date: 5 December 2022    
Stadium: Stadium 974    
Venue: Doha    
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Match 51 Winners Group B       Runners up Group A
Date: 4 December 2022    
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium        
Venue: Al Khor    
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Match 52 Winners Group D       Runners up Group C
Date: 4 December 2022    
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium    
Venue: Doha    
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Match 55 Winners Group F       Runners up Group E
Date: 6 December 2022  
Stadium: Education City Stadium
Venue: Al Rayyan
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Match 56 Winners Group H       Runners up Group G
Date: 6 December 2022  
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium
Venue: Lusail
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Quarter-finals  
 
Match 58 Winners Match 53       Winners Match 54
Date: 9 December 2022    
Stadium: Education City Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan
Attendance:  
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Match 57 Winners Match 49       Winners Match 50
Date: 9 December 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium  
Venue: Lusail
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Match 60 Winners Match 55       Winners Match 56
Date: 10 December 2022  
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium  
Venue: Doha
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Match 59 Winners Match 51       Winners Match 52
Date: 10 December 2022  
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium        
Venue: Al Khor  
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Semi-finals  
 
Match 61 Winners Match 57       Winners Match 58
Date: 13 December 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium  
Venue: Lusail  
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Match 62 Winners Match 59       Winners Match 60
Date: 14 December 2022  
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium        
Venue: Al Khor    
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Third-place match  
 
Match 63 Losers Match 61       Losers Match 62
Date: 17 December 2022  
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium  
Venue: Al Rayyan  
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Final  
 
Match 64 Winners Match 61       Winners Match 62
Date: 18 December 2022    
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium  
Venue: Lusail
Attendance:    
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  STATISTICS
     
   
Top scorers  
   
   
   
     
     
   
  
          Last updated: 14 September 2022
 
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