World Cup 2022: Dates, draw, schedule, kick-off times, final for the Qatar tournament | Football news

With the World Cup now well underway, here’s everything you need to know about this year’s tournament, from key dates to kick-off times.

Confirmed last 16 games

Saturday 3 December
Netherlands 3-1 USA
Argentina (Confirmed Group C Winners) vs Australia (Confirmed second place in group D) – Kick-off at 19.00

Sunday 4 December
France (Confirmed Group D Winners) vs Poland (Confirmed second place in group C) – Kick-off at 3 p.m
England (Confirmed Group B winners) vs Senegal (Confirmed second place in group A) – Kick-off at 19.00

Monday 5 December
Japan (Confirmed Group E Winners) vs Croatia (Confirmed second place in group F) – Kick-off at 3 p.m
Brazil (Confirmed winners of Group G) vs South Korea (Confirmed second place in group H) – Kick-off at 19.00

Tuesday 6 December
Morocco (Confirmed Group F winners) vs Spain (Confirmed second place in group E) – Kick-off at 3 p.m
Portugal (Confirmed winners of Group H) vs Switzerland (Confirmed second place in group G) – Kick-off at 19.00

Provisional quarter-final match

Friday 9 December
Japan or Croatia vs Brazil or South Korea – Kick-off at 15.00
The Netherlands vs Argentina or Australia – Kick-off at 19.00

Saturday 10 December
Morocco or Spain vs Portugal or Switzerland – Kick-off at 15.00
England or Senegal vs France or Poland – Kick-off at 19.00

Preliminary semi-final match

Tuesday 13 December
The Netherlands or Argentina/Australia vs Croatia/Japan/Brazil/South Korea – Kick-off at 19.00

Wednesday 14 December
England/Senegal/France/Poland vs Morocco/Spain/Portugal/Switzerland – Kick-off at 19.00

England’s potential path to the World Cup final

16th round – Sunday 4 December
England vs Senegal – Kick-off at 19.00

Quarter-finals – Saturday 10 December
England vs France or Poland – Kick-off at 19.00

Semi-finals – Wednesday 14 December
England vs Morocco/Spain/Portugal/Switzerland – Kick-off at 19.00

Final group tables

WC results, fixtures, format and schedule

Group stage – all UK kick-off times

Sunday 20 November

Group A: Qatar 0-2 Ecuador

Monday 21 November

Group B: England 6-2 Iran
Group A: Senegal 0-2 Netherlands
Group B: USA 1-1 Wales

Tuesday 22 November

Group C: Argentina 1-2 Saudi Arabia
Group D: Denmark 0-0 Tunisia
Group C: Mexico 0-0 Poland
Group D: France 4-1 Australia

Wednesday 23 November

Group F: Morocco 0-0 Croatia
Group E: Germany 1-2 Japan
Group E: Spain 7-0 Costa Rica
Group F: Belgium 1-0 Canada

Thursday 24 November

Group G: Switzerland 1-0 Cameroon
Group H: Uruguay 0-0 South Korea
Group H: Portugal 3-2 Ghana
Group G: Brazil 2-0 Serbia

Friday 25 November

Group B: Wales 0-2 Iran
Group A: Qatar 1-3 Senegal
Group A: Netherlands 1-1 Ecuador
Group B: England 0-0 USA

Saturday 26 November

Group D: Tunisia 0-1 Australia
Group C: Poland 2-0 Saudi Arabia
Group D: France 2-1 Denmark
Group C: Argentina 2-0 Mexico

Sunday 27 November

Group E: Japan 0-1 Costa Rica
Group F: Belgium 0-2 Morocco
Group F: Croatia 4-1 Canada
Group E: Spain 1-1 Germany

Monday, November 28

Group G: Cameroon 3-3 Serbia
Group H: South Korea 2-3 Ghana
Group G: Brazil 1-0 Switzerland
Group H: Portugal 2-0 Uruguay

Tuesday 29 November

Group A: Netherlands 2-0 Qatar
Group A: Ecuador 1-2 Senegal
Group B: Wales 0-3 England
Group B: Iran 0-1 USA

Wednesday 30 November

Group D: Australia 1-0 Denmark
Group D: Tunisia 1-0 France
Group C: Poland 0-2 Argentina
Group C: Saudi Arabia 1-2 Mexico

Thursday 1 December

Group F: Croatia 0-0 Belgium
Group F: Canada 1-2 Morocco
Group E: Costa Rica 2-4 Germany
Group E: Japan 2-1 Spain

Friday 2 December

Group H: South Korea 2-1 Portugal
Group H: Ghana 0-2 Uruguay
Group G: Serbia 2-3 Switzerland
Group G: Cameroon 1-0 Brazil

16th round

Saturday 3 December
49 – Netherlands 3-1 USA
50 – Argentina vs Australia (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan; kick-off 19:00)

Sunday 4 December
52 – France vs Poland (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha; kick-off 3pm)
51 – England vs Senegal (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor; kick-off 19:00)

Monday 5 December
53 – Japan vs Croatia (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah; kick-off 3pm)
54 – Brazil vs South Korea (Stadium 974, Doha; kick-off 19:00)

Tuesday 6 December
55 – Morocco vs Spain (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan; kick-off 3pm)
56 – Portugal vs Switzerland (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail; kick-off 7pm)

Quarter finals

Friday 9 December
58 – Winners of 53 vs. Winners of 54 (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan; kick-off 3pm)
57 – Winners of 49 vs. Winners of 50 (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail; 7pm)

Saturday 10 December
60 – Winners of 55 vs. Winners of 56 (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha; kick-off 3pm)
59 – Winners of 51 vs. Winners of 52 (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor; kick-off 7pm)

Semifinals

Tuesday 13 December
61 – Winners of 57 vs. Winners of 58 (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail; kick-off 7pm)

Wednesday 14 December
62 – Winners of 59 vs. Winners of 60 (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor; kick-off 7pm)

Saturday 17 December
63 – Third-place play-off (Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan; kick-off 3pm)

Finally

Sunday 18 December
64 – World Cup Final (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail; kick-off 3pm)

What will happen to domestic football in England and Scotland?

3.-6. December – The Round of 16 in the World Cup starts.

December 9-10 – World Cup quarter-finals.

10 December – The championship resumes.

13-14 December – WC semi-finals.

17 December – The Scottish Premier League resumes.

18 December – WC final.

26 December – The Premier League resumes.

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