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Round of 16 World Cup 2022 Teams qualified, bracket, match schedule

Teams qualified, bracket, match schedule, fixtures, and how it works

All 32 brigades started the 2022 FIFA World Cup with one thing get to the knockout rounds.

Any player and trainer will tell you that in the single- elimination knockout stage anything can be. That is why brigades do not watch how they get there. They just want to get there.

Some paths will prove easier than others in the knockouts depending on the brigades that qualify and the final pairings. The Round of 16 competitions are all destined with brigades slotting in grounded on their finish in their separate groups( group winner or group runner- up).

Those nations that win their group are paired with a runner- up from a different group in the Round of 16 and a favorable first match can really set a platoon on its way to a deep run.

The Sporting News lays out each you need to know about the forthcoming launch to the knockout rounds.

Teams in Round of 16

France became the first side to reach the Round of 16 on November 26 and since also 14 other sides have followed them.

Like France, Brazil and Portugal also mathematically good after just two matchdays. GroupsA-H all wrapped up group stage play by Friday, December 2.

The Sporting News updated the table below as the nations secured their places.

Group Winner Runner-up
Group A Netherlands Senegal
Group B England USA
Group C Argentina Poland
Group D France Australia
Group E Japan Spain
Group F Morocco Croatia
Group G Brazil Switzerland
Group H Portugal South Korea


World Cup Round of 16 fixtures

The competitions in the Round of 16 are destined and the type gets filled out as brigades decide first or alternate place in their separate groups.

World Cup Round of 16

Date Match Time (ET / GMT) Stadium
Sat, Dec. 3 Netherlands vs. USA 10 a.m. / 3 p.m. Khalifa Int’l
Sat, Dec. 3 Argentina vs. Australia 2 p.m. / 7 p.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Dec. 4 France vs. Poland 10 a.m. / 3 p.m. Al Thumama
Sun, Dec. 4 England vs. Senegal 2 p.m. / 7 p.m. Al Bayt
Mon, Dec. 5 Japan vs. Croatia 10 a.m. / 3 p.m. Al Janoub
Mon, Dec. 5 Brazil vs. South Korea 2 p.m. / 7 p.m. Stadium 974
Tue, Dec. 6 Morocco vs. Spain 10 a.m. / 3 p.m. Education City
Tue, Dec. 6 Portugal vs. Switzerland 2 p.m. / 7 p.m. Lusail

World Cup bracket Round of 16

The type over comes in two halves. And each will produce a World Cup finalist.

One half of the type features the following brigades, from which one lucky finalist will crop

  • Netherlands (Group A winner)
  • USA (Group B runner-up)
  • Argentina (Group C winner)
  • Australia (Group D runner-up)
  • Japan (Group E winner)
  • Croatia (Group F runner-up)
  • Brazil (Group G winner)
  • South Korea (Group H runner-up)

The other half of the type will produce the other World Cup finalist from the ensuing list

  • Senegal (Group A runner-up)
  • England (Group B winner)
  • Poland (Group C runner-up)
  • France (Group D winner)
  • Spain (Group E runner-up)
  • Morocco (Group F winner)
  • Switzerland (Group G runner-up)
  • Portugal (Group H winner)

How does Round of 16 work in World Cup?

The Round of 16 is the launch of what’s generally appertained to as the knockout rounds because every match is single elimination from then on out.

There are no points earned. There are no standings. There is simply a winner and a clunker.

What happens if knockout matches finish tied?

There has to be a winner on the day for each Round of 16 match and for posterior knockout- round matches( quarterfinals, semifinals, third- place match, final). So if brigades are tied after 90 twinkles of regulation, the match goes into a 30- nanosecond period of redundant time.

still, also a penalty shootout will determine the platoon that moves on to the quarterfinals, If the impasse persists after those 30 twinkles of redundant time.

The Round of 16 pairings are set in advance. Teams that finish in first place in the group stage match up against teams that are runners-up in their respective groups.

How teams advance in World Cup

There are 32 teams that reach the World Cup after arising from qualifying matches in their separate regions.

Group Stage

Once they get to the World Cup, the first handicap awaiting them is the group stage. In 2022, the 32 brigades were resolve up into eight groups of four brigades each.

The group stage consists of typical round- robin group play with each platoon playing the other three formerly. Three points are awarded for every palm in the group stage, one for a draw, and none for aloss, However, thing difference and also pretensions represent the first tiebreakers, If brigades are tied on points.

The top two finishers in each group advance to the knockout stage with each group winner and runner- up slotted into a destined type that starts with the Round of 16.

Knockout Rounds

Beginning with the Round of 16 through to the final, every match is single elimination. brigades advance from the Round of 16 to the quarterfinals, also to the semifinals, and incipiently to the final.

As explained over, if brigades are tied at the end of the 90 minutes of regulation, the brigades play 30 twinkles of redundant time followed by a penalty shootout, if necessary.

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