Group A draw for FIFA World Cup 2022: Match schedule for Qatar, Netherlands, Senegal, Ecuador

Group A fifa world cup 2022

Group A draw for FIFA World Cup 2022 has the appearance of 4 strong teams from 4 different continents such as: Qatar in Southwest Asia, Netherlands in Western Europe, Senegal in Africa and Ecuador in South America. 4 teams will compete against each other in the world cup final round starting on November 20.

Fierce: Group A draw for FIFA World Cup 2022

The first group of the FIFA World Cup 2022 has been decided, and the host country Qatar will have no chance of getting the names out of the other three groups.

Despite being ranked 51st, Qatar has been included in the list of top-ranked teams in Group A as is the norm for host nations in FIFA World Cup events.

Then there are teams from other groups: behind the hosts is Holland, who missed the last World Cup but came back to be a strong team.

In the group, there is also Senegal, the defending champion of the 2022 African Cup of Nations, and this is a difficult tie for the home team. Finally, Ecuador was eliminated from Group D to qualify for the group stage.

According to FIFA rankings, Qatar has drawn the second hardest team in Pot 2, the hardest team in Pot 3, and the second hardest team in Pot 4.

DRAWING OF THE WORLD CUP BREAKING: divided into 8 small competition tables

Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D

Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H

The 8 groups that have been drawn will be divided into the 8 biggest stadiums in Doha, Qatar, read more: Where FIFA World Cup 2022 Will Be Held?

As for the two qualifying teams of Group A, they will face a team from Group B in the round of 16.

Ranking Table A World Cup 2022: score summary

A1: Qatar00000000
A2: Ecuador00000000
A3: Senegal00000000
A4: Netherlands00000000

*PTS: Points

*GP: Game Played

*GF: Goal For

*GA: Goal Against

*GD: Goal Difference

Schedule of Group A teams

DateMatch Time Stadium
Sun, Nov. 20Qatar vs. Ecuador 19:00 pmAl Bayt Stadium
Mon, Nov. 21Senegal vs. Netherlands19:00 p.mAl Thumama Stadium
Fri, Nov. 25Qatar vs. Senegal16:00 p.mAl Thumama Stadium
Fri, Nov. 25Netherlands vs. Ecuador19:00 a.mKhalifa international stadium
Tues, Nov. 29Ecuador vs. Senegal18:00 p.mKhalifa Int’l Stadium
Tues, Nov. 29Netherlands vs. Qatar18:00 p.mAl Bayt Stadium

*ET: Extra Time

The four teams selected for the group will compete directly against each other for points, with each country facing the other three teams.

The standings are based on points from those three group stage matches – three for a win, a draw, not one for a loss.

The two best teams in each group based on total points will advance to the knockout stage in a single match.

If the teams are equal on points, goal difference is the deciding factor first, followed by the number of goals scored.

If teams are also tied in those categories, another set of breaks will apply.

Overview of the teams competing in Group A World Cup 2022

Qatar – The home team

Qatar's national team lineup

As the host country of the 2022 World Cup, Qatar Peninsula intends to deliver a performance for football fans around the world, and that includes on the pitch.

The small Gulf nation of fewer than 3 million people has invested heavily in its national team program over the past decade since winning the right to host the tournament in December 2010.

Since then, money spent on player development, training, and infrastructure, with 51st place in the FIFA rankings, up from 112, also resulted in wins. First time attending the Asian Cup 2019.

See more: What Are Some Interesting Facts About Qatar?

With former FC Barcelona coach Felix Sanchez since 2017, Qatar has developed an entertaining, attacking playstyle that is sure to captivate fans no matter how far they have come in the league. World Cup for the first time.

  • Current FIFA World Ranking: 51st (March 2022)
  • Regional Ranking: 6th (Asia)
  • World Cup titles:-
  • World Cup appearances (most recent):-
  • How to Qualify: Tournament Organizer
  • Overall Achievements (all competitions & friendlies):
  • 2022: 1W-0L-1D (Goal: 2 goals / 1 conceded)
  • 2021: 12W-7L-5D (Goals: 35 goals / 32 goals conceded)
  • Manager: Felix Sanchez (Spain) since July 2017
  • Star players: Akram Afif (Al-Sadd SC / Qatar), Almoez Ali (Al-Duhail SC / Qatar), Hassan Al-Haydos (Al-Sadd SC / Qatar)

Netherlands – Clockwork Orange

Netherlands - Clockwork Orange

Louis van Gaal – in his third hot seat for the Netherlands – hopes to use all his experience to guide the Dutch into the final stages of the World Cup in his first appearance in the final round. end after eight years.

The 2014 third-place finishers didn’t make it to Russia last, but their fortunes have improved since then, led by a new generation of talent from the likes of Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong and Matisse de Ley of Juventus.

Led by Liverpool’s strong side, Virgil van Dijk – who is looking to cement his place as the best defender in the world – the Dutchman won a qualifying group that included Turkey and Norway.

  • Current FIFA World Ranking: No. 10 (March 2022)
  • Regional Ranking: 7th (UEFA)
  • World Cup titles:-
  • Number of appearances in the World Cup (most recent): 10 (Brazil 2014).
  • Qualifying Range: UEFA Group G Champion: 7W-1L-2D
  • Overall Achievements (all competitions and friendlies):
  • 2022: 4W-0L-2D (Goals: 16 goals / 6 goals)
  • 2021: 11W-2L-3D (Goals: 46 goals / 14 goals received)
  • Coach: Louis van Gaal (Netherlands) as of August 2021
  • Stars: Matthias de Ligt (Juventus / Italy), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool / England), Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona / Spain).

Senegal – Les Lions de la Teranga

Senegal - Les Lions de la Teranga

Senegal has done the hard work to secure their spot at Qatar 2022 via penalties but will look to continue the recent stellar performance that has seen the country crowned European kings. Fly.

After beating Egypt to win the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in February, coach Aliou Cisse’s men repeated the feat in the final round of the Africa World Cup qualifiers. to secure a spot in Qatar.

Although a controversial match, with fans. laser pointer targeting the stadium. The Egyptian players in the penalty shootout to them adjourned.

That match proved to be yet another battle between two former Liverpool teammates, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, and there is no doubt the Senegalese’s hopes will largely remain behind, as the main threat to attack.

But they also have a number of other world-class players to call them, including Chelsea goalkeeper Edward Mendy.

Interestingly, Senegal has the highest percentage of World Cup wins of any African country in this regard.

  • Current FIFA World Ranking: 20th (March 2022).
  • Regional ranking: first class (CAF)
  • World Cup titles:-
  • World Cup participation (last): 2 (Russia 2018).
  • Qualifying Range: Winner of the third round of the Africa Zone (on penalties with Egypt after a 1-1 draw)
  • Overall Achievements (all competitions and friendlies):
  • 2022: 7W-1L-3D (Goals: 14 goals / 4 goals)
  • 2021: 10W-1L-5D (Goals: 29 goals / 12 goals)
  • Coach: Aliou Cisse (Senegal) since March 2015
  • Stars: Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli / Italy), Edward Mendy (Chelsea / England), Sadio Mane (Bayern Munich / Germany).

Ecuador – La Tri

Ecuador national team squad

Ecuador were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the last major tournament, the Copa America, where they were beaten 3-0 by eventual champions Argentina, and Gustavo Alfaro’s team will have to be more flexible if they want to avoid being eliminated. early world. Glass.

Experienced striker Ener Valencia, his country’s all-time top scorer with 35 goals, will play a big role as Ecuador returns to the world’s biggest stage after missing out on the 2018 tournament.

Villarreal defender Pervis Estupinan is another talented player, but overall the team is not the strongest and could struggle to take on some of their more famous opponents in the group.

  • Current FIFA World Ranking: No. 46 (March 2022).
  • Regional Ranking: 7th (CONMEBOL)
  • World Cup titles:-
  • Number of appearances in the World Cup (most recent): 3 (Brazil 2014).
  • Qualification Range: (4th place in CONMEBOL: 7W-6L-5D
  • Overall Achievements (all competitions and friendlies):
  • 2022: 2W-1L-4D (Goals: 6 goals / 6 games)
  • 2021: 6W-6L-6D (Goals: 21 goals / 20 received)
  • Coach: Gustavo Alvaro (Argentina) as of August 2020
  • Stars: Ener Valencia (Fenerbahce / Turkey), Pervis Estupinan (Villarreal / Spain), Carlos Gruezo (Augsburg / Germany).

Teams that will leave Group A of the World Cup

Here are the odds for each team in the group to win and advance, as published by Sports Interaction (negative odds are the amount that must be staked to win $100 on a given wager, while plus odds are the amount that would be won on a successful $100 gamble).

On Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4, the top two teams from Group A will proceed to the Round of 16, where they will compete against the top two teams from Group B.

Teams will advance to Group A of the World Cup

On Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4, the top two teams from Group A will proceed to the Round of 16, where they will compete against the top two teams from Group B.

Rate of engagement Group A

TeamGroup WinnerTo Qualify
Netherlands-233 / +174-729 / +468
Senegal+395 / -646-155 / +132
Ecuador+638 / -1459+152 / -175
Qatar+1677 / -10010+456 / -964

The official FIFA 2022 World Cup fixtures predict the following knockouts for the Round of 16 to the final.

World cup round of 16 2022

DateMatchTime Stadium
Sat, Dec. 31A vs 2B10 a.mKhalifa Int’l
Sat, Dec. 31C vs 2D2 p.mAhmad Bin Ali
Sun, Dec. 41D vs 2C10 a.mAl Thumama
Sun, Dec. 41B vs 2A2 p.mAl Bayt
Mon, Dec. 51E vs 2F10 a.mAl Janoub
Mon, Dec. 51G vs 2H2 p.mStadium 974
Tues, Dec. 61F vs 2E10 a.mEducation City
Tues, Dec. 61H vs 2G2 p.mLusail

World Cup Quarterfinals – How does quarter-final option work?

DateMatchTime Stadium
Fri, Dec. 9QF1: 1E/2F vs 1G/2H10 a.mEducation City
Fri, Dec. 9QF2: 1A/2B vs 1C/2D2 p.mLusail
Sat, Dec. 10QF3: 1F/2E vs 1H/2G10 a.mAl Thumama
Sat, Dec. 10QF4: 1B/2A vs 1D/2C2 p.mAl Bayt

*QF: Quarter-Final

World Cup Semifinals (play-off semi-finals)

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Tues, Dec. 13QF2 vs QF12 p.mLusail
Wed, Dec. 14QF4 vs QF32 p.mAl Bayt

Tickets for 3rd place in the World Cup

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sat, Dec. 17Semifinal losers10 a.mKhalifa Int’l

2022 World Cup Final in Qatar

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sun, Dec. 18Semifinal winners10 a.mLusail will regularly update the progress of the matches of the 2022 World Cup season, you can refer to: Latest List Of 32 Teams Participating In The FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 Final In Qatar

Group A World Cup 2022 includes 4 strong and equally talented teams.
According to the most recent accurate prediction results, the Netherlands team is the strongest team in Group A.

Abdelkarim Hassan is the best player of the Qatar team. He often created difficult balls and scored many goals for the host country.

Senegal is bordered by the continents of Africa, Europe, and America and is situated in the westernmost tip of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. It is situated at the confluence of important marine and aerial routes.

Selección de ftbol de Ecuador is the name of Ecuador’s national football team, which is governed by the Ecuadorian Football Federation.

The first international game played by Ecuador occurred in 1938 against Bolivia. The team’s finest performance to date was making it to the second round of the 2006 World Cup, earning the gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games, and placing fourth twice in the Copa América.

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