The group stage draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been confirmed, and we have our list of fixtures for the start of the competition in the winter.
The top two teams from every group will progress to the knockout stage of the competition. If you’d like to know about the format of the World Cup in detail, you can read all about it here.
World Cup 2022 group stage draw
- The Netherlands
- Wales/Scotland/ Ukraine
- Saudi Arabia
- Costa Rica/New Zealand
- South Korea
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal have been drawn up against Uruguay, Canada and South Korea in a difficult group. On the other hand, Lionel Messi’s Argentina have a more favourable draw consisting of Poland, the winner of the intercontinental play-off and Saudi Arabia.
Belgium have been drawn in the group of death against 2018 finalists Croatia, Morocco and Canada
The group stage of the World Cup will begin on November 21 and will be played through December 2. All the teams in the group will face each other once, in a round robin format. The top 8 teams will then progress to the quarter finals.