Groups, bracket, dates, how to watch

World Cup 2022 is finally upon us.

The tournament is set to kick off Sunday with host Qatar taking on Ecuador. The 13-day group stage is full of highly anticipated matchups. The United States will face England on Black Friday in a marquee game, and Spain will battle Germany two days later.

Here’s everything you need to know about World Cup 2022, including the schedule, groups and how to watch.

World Cup 2022 schedule

Group A

Qatar vs. Ecuador, Nov. 20, 11 a.m., FS1

Senegal vs. Netherlands, Nov. 21, 11 a.m., Fox

Qatar vs. Senegal, Nov. 25, 8 a.m., FS1

Netherlands vs. Ecuador, Nov. 25, 11 a.m., Fox

Netherlands vs. Qatar, Nov. 29, 10 a.m., Fox

Ecuador vs. Senegal, Nov. 29, 10 a.m., FS1

United States forward Christian Pulisic during a training session at Al Gharafa SC Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar on Nov. 16, 2022.

Group B

England vs. Iran, Nov. 21, 8 a.m., FS1

United States vs. Wales, 2 p.m. Fox

Wales vs. Iran, Nov. 25, 5 a.m., FS1

United States vs. England, Nov. 25, 2 p.m., Fox

England vs. Wales, Nov. 29, 2 p.m., FS1

United States vs. Iran, Nov. 29, 2 p.m., Fox

Group C

Argentina vs. Saudi Arabia, Nov. 22, 5 a.m., FS1

Mexico vs. Poland, Nov. 22, 11 a.m., Fox

Poland vs. Saudi Arabia, Nov. 26, 8 a.m., FS1

Argentina vs. Mexico, Nov. 26, 2 p.m., FS1

Mexico vs. Saudi Arabia, Nov. 30, 2 p.m., FS1

Argentina vs. Poland, Nov. 30, 2 p.m., Fox

Group D

Denmark vs. Tunisia, Nov. 22, 8 a.m., FS1

France vs. Australia, Nov. 22, 2 p.m., Fox

Tunisia vs. Australia, Nov. 26, 5 a.m., FS1

France vs. Denmark, Nov. 26, 11 a.m., FS1

Tunisia vs. France, Nov. 30, 10 a.m., Fox

Australia vs. Denmark, Nov. 30, 10 a.m., FS1

Kylian Mbappe (r.) and France train at Al Sadd SC Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Nov. 17, 2022.
Kylian Mbappe (r.) and France train at Al Sadd SC Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Nov. 17, 2022.

Group E

Germany vs. Japan, Nov. 23, 8 a.m., FS1

Spain vs. Costa Rica, Nov. 23, 11 a.m., Fox

Japan vs. Costa Rica, Nov. 27, 5 a.m., FS1

Spain vs. Germany, Nov. 27, 2 p.m., FS1

Japan vs. Spain, Dec. 1, 2 p.m., Fox

Costa Rica vs. Germany, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. FS1

Group F

Morocco vs. Coratia, Nov. 23, 5 a.m., FS1

Belgium vs. Canada, Nov. 23, 2 p.m., Fox

Belgium vs. Morocco, Nov. 27, 8 a.m., FS1

Croatia vs. Canada, Nov. 27, 11 a.m., FS1

Croatia vs. Belgium, Dec. 1, 10 a.m., Fox

Canada vs. Morocco, Dec. 1, 10 a.m., FS1

Group G

Switzerland vs. Cameroon, Nov. 24, 5 a.m., FS1

Brazil vs. Serbia, Nov. 24, 2 p.m., Fox

Cameroon vs. Serbia, Nov. 28, 5 a.m., FS1

Brazil vs. Switzerland, Nov. 28, 11 a.m., Fox

Serbia vs. Switzerland, Dec. 2, 2 p.m., FS1

Cameroon vs. Brazil, Dec. 2, 2 p.m., Fox

Neymar with the ball during a Brazil training session in Turin, Italy on Nov. 17, 2022.
Neymar with the ball during a Brazil training session in Turin, Italy on Nov. 17, 2022.

Group H

Uruguay vs. South Korea, Nov. 24, 8 a.m., FS1

Portugal vs. Ghana, Nov. 24, 11 a.m., Fox

South Korea vs. Ghana, Nov. 28, 8 a.m., FS1

Portugal vs. Uruguay, Nov. 28, 2 p.m., Fox

South Korea vs. Portugal, Dec. 2, 10 a.m., Fox

Ghana vs. Uruguay, Dec. 2, 10 a.m., FS1

Round of 16

A1 vs. B2, Dec. 3, 10 a.m., Fox

C1 vs. D2, Dec. 3, 2 p.m., Fox

D1 vs. C2, Dec. 4, 10 a.m., Fox

B1 vs. A1, Dec. 4, 2 p.m., Fox

E1 vs. F2, Dec. 5, 10 a.m., Fox

G1 vs. H2, Dec. 5, 2 p.m., Fox

F1 vs. E2, Dec. 6, 10 a.m., Fox

H1 vs. G2, Dec. 6, 2 p.m., Fox


A1/B2 vs. C1/D2, Dec. 9, 10 a.m., Fox

B1/A2 vs. D1/C2, Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Fox

E1/F2 vs. G1/H2, Dec. 10, 10 a.m., Fox

F1/E2 vs. H1/G2, Dec. 10, 2 p.m., Fox


Game 1: Dec. 13, 2 p.m., Fox

Game 2: Dec. 14, 2 p.m., Fox

Third-place match

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

World Cup Final

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

(All kickoff times are EST)

World Cup 2022 bracket

How to watch World Cup 2022

All of the World Cup 2022 group stage games will be broadcast on either Fox or FS1. Once the tournament reaches the Round of 16, every game will be on Fox. For streaming, the games can be seen on the Fox Sports app.