The 2022 FIFA World Cup is just around the corner. The tournament will be held in Qatar and will be the first World Cup to be held in the Middle East. With the tournament rapidly approaching, it’s important to know the schedule, so fans can plan accordingly. Here’s a look at the 2022 FIFA World Cup schedule, with all the details you need to know.
2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held from November 21st to December 18th in Qatar. The tournament will feature 32 teams competing in 64 matches over 28 days. The tournament will be divided into two stages: the group stage and the knockout stage. The group stage will feature 8 groups of 4 teams each, with the top two teams advancing to the knockout stage. The knockout stage will feature 16 teams competing in a single-elimination format.
All the Details You Need to Know
The group stage will begin on November 21st and conclude on December 2nd. The knockout stage will begin on December 5th and conclude on December 18th with the final. The tournament will feature three matches per day during the group stage and two matches per day during the knockout stage. The tournament will feature several host cities, including Doha, Al Rayyan, Al Wakrah, Al Khor, and Education City.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will feature several new rules, such as the use of VAR (video assistant referees) to review controversial decisions and the use of five substitutions per team per match. Additionally, the tournament will feature a new format for the group stage, with teams being split into four pots based on their FIFA ranking.
The tournament will feature several new technologies, such as the use of goal-line technology and the use of artificial turf for the first time in a World Cup. Additionally, the tournament will feature a new ball, the Adidas Finale Qatar 2022, which has been designed to maximize accuracy and control.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup promises to be an exciting tournament, with several new rules, technologies, and formats. With the tournament rapidly approaching, it’s important to know the schedule, so fans can plan accordingly. The 2022 FIFA World Cup schedule is now available, so fans can start planning their trips to Qatar.