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

World Cup 2022 is under way in Qatar; World Cup final on December 18; 32 teams to compete in eight groups

WORLD CUP QATAR 2022

With the World Cup now well under way, here's all you need to know about this year's tournament, from key dates to kick-off times.

Confirmed last-16 fixtures

Saturday December 3
Netherlands 3-1 USA
Argentina 2-1 Australia

Sunday December 4
France vs Poland - Kick-off 3pm
England vs Senegal - Kick-off 7pm

Monday December 5
Japan vs Croatia - Kick-off 3pm
Brazil vs South Korea - Kick-off 7pm

Tuesday December 6
Morocco vs Spain - Kick-off 3pm
Portugal vs Switzerland - Kick-off 7pm

Quarter-final fixtures

Friday December 9
Japan or Croatia vs Brazil or South Korea - Kick-off 3pm
Netherlands vs Argentina - Kick-off 7pm

Saturday December 10
Morocco or Spain vs Portugal or Switzerland - Kick-off 3pm
England or Senegal vs France or Poland - Kick-off 7pm

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Semi-final fixtures

Tuesday December 13
Netherlands or Argentina vs Croatia/Japan/Brazil/South Korea - Kick-off 7pm

Wednesday December 14
England/Senegal/France/Poland vs Morocco/Spain/Portugal/Switzerland - Kick-off 7pm

England's potential route to the World Cup final

Round of 16 - Sunday December 4
England vs Senegal - Kick-off 7pm

Quarter-finals - Saturday December 10
England vs France or Poland - Kick-off 7pm

Semi-finals - Wednesday December 14
England vs Morocco/Spain/Portugal/Switzerland - Kick-off 7pm

Final group tables

World Cup results, fixtures, format and schedule

Group stage - all kick-off times in UK

Sunday November 20

Group A: Qatar 0-2 Ecuador

Monday November 21

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

Tuesday November 22

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 November 23

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 November 24

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 November 25

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 November 26

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 November 27

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 November 29

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 November 30

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 December 1

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, December 2

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

Round of 16

Saturday December 3
49 - Netherlands 3-1 USA
50 - Argentina vs Australia (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan; kick-off 7pm)

Sunday December 4
52 - France vs Poland (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha; kick-off 3pm)
51 - England vs Senegal (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor; kick-off 7pm)

Monday December 5
53 - Japan vs Croatia (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah; kick-off 3pm)
54 - Brazil vs South Korea (Stadium 974, Doha; kick-off 7pm)

Tuesday December 6
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 December 9
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 December 10
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)

Semi-finals

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

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

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

Final

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

What will happen with domestic football in England and Scotland?

December 3-6 - The World Cup round of 16 starts.

December 9-10 - The World Cup quarter-finals.

December 10 - The Championship resumes.

December 13-14 - World Cup semi-finals.

December 17 - The Scottish Premiership resumes.

December 18 - World Cup final.

December 26 - The Premier League resumes.

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