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The 2022 FIFA World Cup was hosted in Qatar. It was played from November 21, 2022 to December 18, 2022. 32 teams in 8 groups participated in 8 venues. After defeating France in the final, England ended up winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and lifting its second trophy (England's first trophy was in 1966).

Qualified Teams

Thirty-one teams qualified for the tournament; Qatar, as hosts, automatically qualified.


Draw

The teams were drawn based on the FIFA Rankings of November 2022. Qatar, as hosts, automatically took the first spot.

Pot 1

  • Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar (host)
  • Flag of France.svg France
  • Flag of Germany.svg Germany
  • Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
  • Flag of England.svg England
  • Flag of Spain.svg Spain
  • Flag of Italy.svg Italy
  • Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina

Pot 2

  • Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
  • Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
  • Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium
  • Flag of Russia.svg Russia
  • Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
  • Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia
  • Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
  • Flag of the United States.svg United States

Pot 3

  • Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia
  • Flag of Peru.svg Peru
  • Flag of Japan.svg Japan
  • Flag of Norway.svg Norway
  • Flag of Chile.svg Chile
  • Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
  • Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
  • Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal

Pot 4

  • Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
  • Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
  • Flag of Iran.svg Iran
  • Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia
  • Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt
  • Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
  • Flag of Canada.svg Canada
  • Flag of China.svg China

Group Stage

Six games were played on each of the eight groups; a total of forty-eight games were played.

Group A

Team Pld W D L Pts
Flag of Russia.svg Russia 3 3 0 0 9
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico 3 2 0 1 6
Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar 3 0 1 2 1
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa 3 0 1 2 1
  • Flag of Russia.svg Russia W - Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico L
  • Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar D - Flag of South Africa.svg Souh Africa D
  • Flag of Russia.svg Russia W - Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar L
  • Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico W - Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa L
  • Flag of Russia.svg Russia W - Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa L
  • Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico W - Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar L

Group B

Team Pld W D L Pts
Flag of France.svg France 3 3 0 0 9
Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia 3 2 0 1 6
Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon 3 1 0 2 3
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey 3 0 0 3 0
  • Flag of France.svg France W - Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia L
  • Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon W - Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey L
  • Flag of France.svg France W - Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon L
  • Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia W - Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey L
  • Flag of France.svg France W - Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey L
  • Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia W - Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon L


Group C

Team Pld W D L Pts
Flag of Germany.svg Germany 3 3 0 0 9
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 3 2 0 1 6
Flag of Peru.svg Peru 3 1 0 2 3
Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt 3 0 0 3 0
  • Flag of Germany.svg Germany W - Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden L
  • Flag of Peru.svg Peru W - Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt L
  • Flag of Germany.svg Germany W - Flag of Peru.svg Peru L
  • Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden W - Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt L
  • Flag of Germany.svg Germany W - Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt L
  • Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden W - Flag of Peru.svg Peru L


Group D

Team Pld W D L Pts
Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 3 3 0 0 9
Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 3 2 0 1 6
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria 3 1 0 2 3
Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea 3 0 0 3 0
  • Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil W - Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium L
  • Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria W - Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea L
  • Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil W - Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria L
  • Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium W - Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea L
  • Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil W - Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea L
  • Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium W - Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria L


Group E

Team Pld W D L Pts
Flag of England.svg England 3 3 0 0 9
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 3 2 0 1 6
Flag of Chile.svg Chile 3 1 0 2 3
Flag of Iran.svg Iran 3 0 0 3 0
  • Flag of England.svg England W - Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands L
  • Flag of Chile.svg Chile W - Flag of Iran.svg Iran L
  • Flag of England.svg England W - Flag of Chile.svg Chile L
  • Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands W - Flag of Iran.svg Iran L
  • Flag of England.svg England W - Flag of Iran.svg Iran L
  • Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands W - Flag of Chile.svg Chile L


Group F

Team Pld W D L Pts
Flag of Spain.svg Spain 3 2 1 0 7
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 3 2 1 0 7
Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal 3 0 1 2 1
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia 3 0 1 2 1
  • Flag of Spain.svg Spain D - Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal D
  • Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal D - Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia D
  • Flag of Spain.svg Spain W - Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal L
  • Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal W - Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia L
  • Flag of Spain.svg Spain W - Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia L
  • Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal W - Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal L

Group G

Team Pld W D L Pts
Flag of Italy.svg Italy 3 2 1 0 7
Flag of the United States.svg United States 3 2 1 0 7
Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia 3 0 1 2 1
Flag of China.svg China 3 0 1 2 1
  • Flag of Italy.svg Italy D - Flag of the United States.svg United States D
  • Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia D - Flag of China.svg China D
  • Flag of Italy.svg Italy W - Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia L
  • Flag of the United States.svg United States W - Flag of China.svg China L
  • Flag of Italy.svg Italy W - Flag of China.svg China L
  • Flag of the United States.svg United States W - Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia L


Group H

Team Pld W D L Pts
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 3 3 0 0 9
Flag of Japan.svg Japan 3 1 1 1 4
Flag of Norway.svg Norway 3 1 1 1 4
Flag of Canada.svg Canada 3 0 0 3 0
  • Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina W - Flag of Japan.svg Japan L
  • Flag of Norway.svg Norway W - Flag of Canada.svg Canada L
  • Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina W - Flag of Norway.svg Norway L
  • Flag of Japan.svg Japan W - Flag of Canada.svg Canada L
  • Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina W - Flag of Canada.svg Canada L
  • Flag of Japan.svg Japan D - Flag of Norway.svg Norway D


Knockout Stage

The top two teams of each of the eight groups qualified for the playoffs; the bottom two teams of each of the eight groups were eliminated and went home. In this such scenario, the best team in the current stats played with the 16th best, the 2nd best with the 15th, the 3rd best with the 14th, and so on and so forth. The winners of the play-off games are in bold. When a game is drawn, the country that won the game via penalty is shown in bold.

Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
 
L  Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium
W  Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
L  Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
W  Flag of Germany.svg Germany
L  Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
W  Flag of Germany.svg Germany
L  Flag of Germany.svg Germany
W  Flag of England.svg England
D  Flag of the United States.svg United States
D  Flag of Italy.svg Italy
L  Flag of the United States.svg United States
W  Flag of England.svg England
L  Flag of Japan.svg Japan
W  Flag of England.svg England
L  Flag of France.svg France
W  Flag of England.svg England
D  Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
D  Flag of Russia.svg Russia
L  Flag of Russia.svg Russia
W  Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
L  Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia
W  Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
L  Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
W  Flag of France.svg France
L  Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
3rd Place Playoff
W  Flag of Spain.svg Spain
L  Flag of Spain.svg Spain
W  Flag of France.svg France W  Flag of Germany.svg Germany
L  Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
L  Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
W  Flag of France.svg France

Champions

Flag of England.svg ENGLAND won its first trophy in 1966. In 2022, England managed to win the second trophy, by defeating defending champions France.

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