WORLD CUP FIXTURES IN FULL: Every important date for Qatar 2022

WORLD CUP FIXTURES IN FULL: Every important date for Qatar 2022 in the winter… including England’s group-stage matches against USA, Iran and one of Wales, Scotland and Ukraine

  • England will face Iran, USA and one of Wales, Scotland or Ukraine in groups 
  • But Three Lions are one of many fancied teams to win tournament in Qatar 
  • Sportsmail lists every important date, including that of the final in December 

Fixtures for this year’s World Cup were announced on Friday evening, with England receiving a favourable group-stage draw.

Gareth Southgate’s side will face Iran, USA and one of Wales, Scotland or Ukraine in Qatar this winter, with the tournament beginning on November 21.

The exact match schedule – including kick-off times – will be decided at a later point in a break from tradition. FIFA want to work out the best programme for television audiences around the world.

The final however will take place at the Lusail Stadium just a week before Christmas on Sunday, December 18. So what are the routes to that match for the favourites and dark horses? 

Here, Sportsmail list every fixture scheduled in Qatar for the November and December tournament…

Fixtures for this year’s winter World Cup in Qatar were announced on Friday evening

Qatar v Ecuador – Al Bayt Stadium, 10am

Senegal v Holland

England v Iran

USA v Wales/Scotland/Ukraine

Tuesday, November 22

Argentina v Saudi Arabia

Mexico v Poland

France v Peru/UAE/Australia

Denmark v Tunisia

Wednesday, November 23

Spain v Costa Rica/New Zealand

Germany v Japan

Belgium v Canada

Morocco v Croatia

Gareth Southgate’s England will face Iran, USA and one of Wales, Scotland or Ukraine in groups

Thursday, November 24

Brazil v Serbia

Switzerland v Cameroon

Portugal v Ghana

Uruguay v South Korea

Friday, November 25

England v USA

Iran v Wales/Scotland/Ukraine

Qatar v Senegal

Holland v Ecuador

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Saturday, November 26

France v Denmark

Tunisia v Peru/UAE/Australia

Argentina v Mexico

Poland v Saudi Arabia

Sunday, November 27

Belgium v Morocco

Croatia v Canada

Spain v Germany

Japan v Costa Rica/New Zealand

Luis Enrique’s Spain will take on Hansi Flick’s Germany in late November in a heavyweight clash

Monday, November 28

Portugal v Uruguay

South Korea v Ghana

Brazil v Switzerland

Cameroon v Serbia

Tuesday, November 29

Holland v Qatar

Ecuador v Senegal

Wales/Scotland/Ukraine v England

Iran v USA

Wednesday, November 30

Poland v Argentina

Saudi Arabia v Mexico

Tunisia v France

Peru/UAE/Australia v Denmark

Cameroon head coach Rigobert Song will see his side face Brazil, Switzerland and Serbia

Thursday, December 1

Japan v Spain

Costa Rica/New Zealand v Germany

Croatia v Belgium

Canada v Morocco

Friday, December 2

Cameroon v Brazil

Serbia v Switzerland

South Korea v Portugal

Ghana v Uruguay

Last 16

Saturday, December 3

Match 49 – 1A v 2B – Khalifa International Stadium, 3pm

Match 50 – 1C v 2D – Al Rayyan Stadium, 7pm

Sunday, December 4

Match 52 – 1D v 2C – Al Thumama Stadium, 3pm

Match 51 – 1B v 2A – Al Bayt Stadium, 7pm

Tite’s Brazil are tipped by many as the favourites to win the World Cup for the first time since 2002

Monday, December 5

Match 53 – 1E v 2F – Al Janoub Stadium, 3pm

Match 54 – 1G v 2H – Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, 7pm

Tuesday, December 6

Match 55 – 1F v 2E – Education City Stadium, 3pm

Match 56 – 1H v 2G – Lusail Stadium, 7pm

Quarter-finals

Friday, December 9

Match 57 – Winner of Match 49 v Winner Match 50 – Lusail Stadium, 7pm

Match 58 – Winner of Match 53 v Winner Match 54 – Education City Stadium, 3pm

Saturday, December 10

Match 59 – Winner Match 51 v Winner Match 52 – Al Bayt Stadium, 7pm

Match 60 – Winner Match 55 v Winner Match 56 – Al Thumama Stadium, 3pm

The final however will take place at the Lusail Stadium just a week before Christmas

Semi-finals

Tuesday, December 13

Match 61 – Winner Match 57 v Winner Match 58 – Lusail Stadium, 7pm

Wednesday, December 14

Match 62 – Winner Match 59 v Winner Match 60 – Al Bayt Stadium, 7pm

Third-place play-off

Saturday, December 17

Match 63 – Khalifa International Stadium, 3pm

Final

Sunday, December 18

Match 64 – Lusail Stadium, 3pm

All kick-off times where given are GMT.




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