World Cup 2022 matches: what dates will England play? Kick-off times for KO and Final Plus results

TIME for keen football lovers as the World Cup knockout rounds loom – and SunSport are here to bring you the ENTIRE fixture list including the England clashes.

The Three Lions secured qualification for the Round of 16 in style by humiliating British rivals Wales in their last Group B clash.

Marcus Rashford's double inspired England to a convincing victory over British rivals Wales


Marcus Rashford’s double inspired England to a convincing victory over British rivals WalesPhoto credit: Getty

And Gareth Southgate will be hoping his side can overtake Africa Cup of Nations champions Senegal when England meet them in the next round.

Reigning champions France, tournament favorites Brazil Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal and Lionel Messi’s Argentina squad have also all taken their places in the round of 16.

But four-time winners Germany and golden generation Belgium were both eliminated.

Find out the ENTIRE schedule list below…

What are the most important dates for the World Cup?

  • The group stage started on Sunday 20th November.
  • The round of 16 takes place from December 3rd to December 6th.
  • Quarterfinal stages begin December 9-10.
  • The semi-finals will take place from December 13th to 14th.
  • The World Cup final will take place on Sunday, December 18th.

Full World Cup Match Schedule

After the grand draw, the match schedule for the 2022 World Cup was announced.

group stage

Sunday, November 20th

Monday, 11/21

Tuesday, 11/22

Wednesday, 11/23

Thursday, November 24th

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Friday, 11/25

Saturday, November 26th

Sunday, November 27th

Monday, 11/28

Tuesday, 11/29

Wednesday, November 30th

Thursday December 1st

Friday December 2nd

last 16

Saturday December 3rd

Sunday December 4th

Monday 5 December

Tuesday December 6th

quarter finals

Friday December 9th

  • Game 58: Match 53 Winner vs Match 54 Winner (3pm)
  • Game 57: Match 49 Winner vs Match 50 Winner (7pm)

Saturday December 10th

  • Game 60: Match 55 Winner vs Match 56 Winner (3pm)
  • Game 59: Match 51 Winner vs Match 52 Winner (7pm)


Tuesday December 13th

  • Match 61: Winner of Match 57 vs. Winner of Match 58 (7 p.m.)

Wednesday, 12/14

  • Match 62: Winner of Match 59 vs. Winner of Match 60 (7 p.m.)
  • Match for place 3/4

Saturday, 12/17

  • Match 61 Losers vs. Match 62 Losers (3pm)


Sunday 18 December

  • Match 61 Winner vs Match 62 Winner (3pm)

Based on UK time zone

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What are the kick-off times for the World Cup?

Qatar’s time zone is three hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, meaning UK games are played earlier than locally.

FIFA has announced that the first two rounds of matches will kick off at 13:00, 16:00, 19:00 and 22:00 local time. 10am, 1pm, 4pm and 7pm UK time.

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However, the kick-off times in the finals of the group and knockout stages are at 18:00 and 22:00 local time – 3pm and 7pm UK time.

The final is scheduled for 18:00 local time – 3pm UK time. World Cup 2022 matches: what dates will England play? Kick-off times for KO and Final Plus results


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