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Get FIFA Ready with FIFA World Cup Schedule 2022

The FIFA World Cup schedule 2022 has been updated and is now available online. With Qatar hosting this mega football event this time, football enthusiasts can visit the country with a special card called Hayya Card. It is mandatory to avail of this card to watch the World Cup matches in any stadium in Qatar. You can avail of this card 10 days before the matches commence. 

This article provides you with the FIFA World Cup schedule for the tournament so that you can book the card in advance and watch your favourite teams play.

FIFA World Cup Schedule 2022

The FIFA World Cup will kick off on November 21st, 2022, with the final match being scheduled for December 18th, 2022. This time, 32 teams are participating in the tournament and a total of 64 matches would be played. 

The following are the groups for FIFA World Cup 2022 –

Groups

Teams

Group A

Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, and the Netherlands 

Group B

England, Iran, the USA, and Wales

Group C 

Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Poland, and Mexico

Group D

France, Tunisia, Australia, and Denmark

Group E

Spain, Germany, Costa Rica, and Japan

Group F

Belgium, Morocco, Canada, and Croatia

Group G

Brazil, Switzerland, Serbia, and Cameroon

Group H

Portugal, Uruguay, Ghana, and South Korea

FIFA World Cup Schedule 2022 – Round 1

Date

Match Details

Venue

November 21st 

Qatar vs Ecuador 

Al Bayt Stadium

November 21st 

England vs Iran

Al Thumama Stadium

November 21st 

Senegal vs Netherlands 

Khalifa International Stadium

November 22nd 

USA vs Wales

Al Rayyan Stadium

November 22nd 

Denmark vs Tunisia

Al Janoub Stadium

November 22nd 

France vs Australia 

Education City Stadium

November 22nd 

Mexico vs Poland

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

November 23rd 

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia

Lusail Stadium

November 23rd 

Spain vs Costa Rica

Al Bayt Stadium

November 23rd 

Belgium vs Canada

Al Thumama Stadium

November 23rd 

Germany vs Japan

Khalifa International Stadium

November 24th 

Morocco vs Croatia 

Al Rayyan Stadium

November 24th 

Uruguay vs South Korea

Al Janoub Stadium

November 24th 

Portugal vs Ghana 

Education City Stadium

November 24th 

Switzerland vs Cameroon

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

November 25th 

Brazil vs Serbia

Lusail Stadium

November 25th 

England vs USA

Al Bayt Stadium

November 25th 

Qatar vs Senegal 

Al Thumama Stadium

November 25th 

Wales vs Iran

Khalifa International Stadium

November 26th 

Netherlands vs Ecuador 

Al Rayyan Stadium

November 26th 

Poland vs Saudi Arabia

Al Janoub Stadium

November 26th 

Argentina vs Mexico

Education City Stadium

November 26th 

Tunisia vs Australia 

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

November 27th 

France vs Denmark 

Lusail Stadium

November 27th 

Belgium vs Morocco

Al Bayt Stadium

November 27th 

Spain vs Germany

Al Thumama Stadium

November 27th 

Croatia vs Canada

Khalifa International Stadium

November 28th 

Japan vs Costa Rica

Al Rayyan Stadium

November 28th 

Cameroon vs Serbia

Al Janoub Stadium

November 28th 

Brazil vs Switzerland 

Education City Stadium

November 28th 

South Korea vs Ghana

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

November 29th 

Portugal vs Uruguay 

Lusail Stadium

November 29th 

Netherlands vs Qatar 

Al Bayt Stadium

November 29th 

Wales vs England 

Al Thumama Stadium

November 29th 

Ecuador vs Senegal 

Khalifa International Stadium

November 30th 

Iran vs USA

Al Rayyan Stadium

November 30th 

Australia vs Denmark 

Al Janoub Stadium

November 30th 

Tunisia vs France

Education City Stadium

November 30th 

Saudi Arabia vs Mexico

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

December 1st 

Poland vs Argentina

Lusail Stadium

December 1st 

Japan vs Spain

Al Bayt Stadium

December 1st 

Croatia vs Belgium 

Al Thumama Stadium

December 1st 

Costa Rica vs Germany 

Khalifa International Stadium

December 2nd 

Canada vs Morocco

Al Rayyan Stadium

December 2nd 

Ghana vs Uruguay 

Al Janoub Stadium

December 2nd 

South Korea vs Portugal

Education City Stadium

December 2nd 

Serbia vs Switzerland 

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

December 3rd

Cameroon vs Brazil

Lusail Stadium

FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule for Round-off of 16 Teams

Date

Match Details

Venue

December 3rd 

1A vs 2B

Khalifa International Stadium

December 4th 

1C vs 2D 

Al Rayyan Stadium

December 4th 

1D vs 2C 

Al Thumama Stadium

December 5th 

1B vs 2A 

Al Bayt Stadium

December 5th 

1E vs 2F 

Al Janoub Stadium

December 6th 

1G vs 2H 

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

December 6th 

1F vs 2E

Education City Stadium

December 7th 

1H vs 2G

Lusail Stadium

FIFA World Cup Schedule for Quarter Finals

Date

Match Details

Venue

December 9th 

W53 vs W54

Education City Stadium

December 10th 

W49 vs W50

Lusail Stadium

December 10th 

W55 vs W56

Al Thumama Stadium

December 11th 

W51 vs W52

Al Bayt Stadium

FIFA World Cup Schedule for Semi-finals

Date

Match Details

Venue

December 14th 

W57 vs W58

Lusail Stadium

December 15th 

W59 vs W60

Al Bayt Stadium

FIFA World Cup Schedule for Third-Place Match

Date

Match Details

Venue

December 17th 

L61 vs L62

Khalifa International Stadium

FIFA World Cup Schedule for the Final Match

Date

Match Details

Venue

December 18th 

W61 vs W62

Lusail Stadium

FIFA World Cup Online Tickets

As one may expect, there is a high demand for FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets across the world. In the sales phase from July to August, over 500,000 tickets were sold online. 

Both international and local people who have bought tickets to access the stadium would need to apply for a Hayya card. Hayya card is an ID for the tournament and is available physically and digitally.

To Conclude

With the FIFA World Cup 2022 kick-off date nearing. football enthusiasts can start preparing to watch their favourite teams play. The Hayya Card is a key part of this preparation, as it is mandatory for all the stadium viewers. According to the FIFA World Cup schedule, the matches will begin on November 21st, 2022, and the final will be played on December 18th, 2022. 

While the FIFA World Cup schedule promises to be an enjoyable time for all football lovers, it is also necessary to be prepared in case any adversity related to medical emergencies, travel inconveniences, and more comes up. 

To travel to Qatar, thus, you should make sure to purchase a travel insurance plan. This insurance plan can financially secure you in case a medical emergency occurs, if you lose baggage during the transit, or face any similar situation. 

You can get the best travel insurance plan for your FIFA World Cup 2022 trip from policybazaar.ae. We offer a plethora of insurance plans from the leading providers in the country at highly affordable rates. With Policybazaar UAE, you can get complete coverage and feel secure during your stay in Qatar without bearing any hefty expenses.  

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