The World Cup 2022 is coming up, with the quadrennial football tournament kicking off (metaphorically and literally) in late November. It’s taking place in Qatar, after being in Russia in 2018.
The tournament begins on Monday, November 21, with England playing Iran and Wales playing the USA on the first day, as part of the first round of Group B fixtures.
Over the following weeks, 32 teams will compete in eight groups to make it through to the knock-out stages, culminating with the final on Sunday, December 18.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 World Cup, including who’s playing who and how you can watch the matches.
2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar How To Watch
What: 2022 FIFA World Cup
Where: The opening match as well as the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final will take place in Lusail Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Other games will take place here as well at other stadiums throughout the country.
When: Sunday, November 20 — Sunday, December 18
TV Channel: The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be broadcast live across FOX Sports (FOX and FS1) in the English Language as well as on Telemundo in Spanish.
Live Stream: You can live stream the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Peacock, Fubo, SlingTV, and Vidgo.
2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar TV Schedule
(All times are EST)
Sunday, November 20 at 11am — Friday, December 2 at 2pm: Group stage matches
Sunday, December 3 at 10am — Tuesday, December 6 at 2pm: Round of 16 knockout matches
Friday, December 9 at 10am — Saturday, December 10 at 2pm: Quarterfinals
Tuesday, December 13 at 2pm and Wednesday, December 14 at 2pm: Semifinals
Saturday, December 17 at 10am: Third-place match
Sunday, December 18 at 10am: 2022 FIFA World Cup Final
2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Groups
Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands
Group B: England, Iran, United States, Wales
Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland
Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia
Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan
Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea
Team USA FIFA World Cup Schedule
Monday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m.: USA vs. Wales on FOX
Friday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m.: USA vs. England on FOX
Tuesday, November 29 at 2:00 p.m.: USA vs. Iran on FOX
Team USA FIFA World Cup Roster
The United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) is back in the sport’s most prestigious tournament for the first time since 2014. USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter will announce the 26-man roster for the World Cup in a special event in New York City on Nov. 9 — just 12 days before the team’s first World Cup match against Wales.
Certain players are virtual locks to make the squad and gobble up serious minutes on the pitch. Christian Pulisic, DeAndre Yedlin and Weston McKennie among others will likely look to propel the United States into the knockout round come tournament time.