World Cup standings: 2022 Qatar group stage table, matchups, schedule, tiebreakers, start times, more

The World Cup in Qatar formally begins on Sunday, Nov. 20 and it concludes on Saturday, Dec. 10. Click here for the complete everyday match schedule and ensure to print out your wall chart. For the firs time ever, the competition is being played out throughout the cold weather, disrupting the club soccer season schedule, and it is the last time we will see this format with 32 groups in the field prior to it broadens to 48 in time for 2026 when the United States, Mexico and Canada host.

Speaking of the United States, the Americans are making their long-awaited go back to the world’s greatest phase after stopping working to get approved for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. This is the 11th World Cup look for a United States group that has actually reached the World Cup in 8 out of the previous 9 editions. Gregg Berhalter’s USMNT ended up third out of 8 groups in Concacaf’s certifying group, behind Mexico and Canada. 

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The Canadians are making their 2nd look in the World Cup and the very first because 1986 when the competition was kept in Mexico. They’re coupled with Belgium, Morocco and 2018 runners-up Croatia. Mexico, on the other hand, have Saudi Arabia, Poland and an Argentina group led by Lionel Messi in what stands to be his last hurrah.

As far as the competitors go, no group has much shorter chances (thanks to Caesars Sportsbook) to win everything than Brazil at +360 as Tite look for the 6th star above the Seleção crest. Not far behind Brazil in the futures are Argentina (+500), France (+700), Spain (+750), England (+850) and Germany (+1100).

Each nationwide group will have up until Nov. 14 (1 p.m. ET) to reveal the complete 26-man team. Berhalter will reveal his list for the United States on Wednesday. You can monitor every group’s list here

Keep approximately date with the schedule, standings and ratings right here. Before we dive into the standings, it deserves mentioning how the tiebreaker works. There are 7 treatments prior to we specify where we require to draw lots to figure out which group(s) will advance. Last World Cup, Japan edged out Senegal to reach the knockout phase due to FIFA reasonable play points. It’s not precisely insane to think of history duplicating itself in Qatar.

World Cup: Group phase tiebreaker treatment

  1. Total points
  2. Goal distinction
  3. Goals scored
  4. Points scored in matches in between connected groups
  5. Goal distinction in matches in between connected groups
  6. Goals scored in matches in between connected groups
  7. Fair play points in group phase 
    · Yellow card: -1 point
    · Indirect red (2nd yellow): -3 points
    · Direct red: -4 points
    · Yellow card and direct red: -5 points
  8. Drawing of lots

You can see all of the World Cup live — in English and in Spanish — on fuboTV (Try free of charge). 

World Cup group phase standings, table

Full World Cup bracket

Click here to expand and print the blank 2022 World Cup wall chart.

Knockout phase schedule

(All times U.S./Eastern)

Round of 16

Saturday, Dec. 3

Group A winners vs. Group B runners-up, 10 a.m.
Group C winners vs. Group D runners-up, 2 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 4
Group D winners vs. Group C runners-up, 10 a.m.
Group B winners vs. Group A runners-up, 2 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 5
Group E winners vs. Group F runners-up, 10 a.m.
Group G winners vs. Group H runners-up, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 6
Group F winners vs. Group E runners-up, 10 a.m.
Group H winners vs. Group G runners-up, 2 p.m.


Friday, Dec. 9
Quarterfinal 1, 10 a.m.
Quarterfinal 2, 2 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 10
Quarterfinal 3, 10 a.m.
Quarterfinal 4, 2 p.m.


Tuesday, Dec. 13
Semifinal 1, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 14
Semifinal 2, 2 p.m.

Third-location match

Saturday, Dec. 17
Semifinal 1 loser vs. Semifinal 2 loser, 10 a.m.


Sunday, Dec. 18
Semifinal 1 winner vs. Semifinal 2 winner, 10 a.m.

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