Which Teams Have Qualified and Missed Out on the 2022 World Cup?
|Full List of Teams that Qualified for World Cup 2022 and Teams Missed out|
A total of 32 teams will compete for the FIFA world cup trophy in Qatar from November, 2022.
The final draw will assign 32 teams, Out of 32 teams 29 teams have already qualified which are confirmed and the remaining three teams will be known by June 2022.
Meanwhile, Five-time world champion, Brazil is the only country in history to qualify for every World Cup.
Eight groups of four placed in their respective pots according to their FIFA World Rankings.
Which teams have qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
Which teams have missed out on the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
Top Football Players to miss the World Cup 2022
Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy)
One of the best keepers in Europe, Donnarumma did save Italy against England with his heroic performance after saving 2 crucial penalties and was named the Player of the Tournament and also helped Italy to win Euro 2020 last summer.
Paris Saint Germain Goalkeeper will have to wait until at least 2026 to win the world cup.
Vladimir Coufal (Czech Republic)
A veteran RB Czech Republic Vladimir side that helped reached the Euro 2020 quarter-finals but won’t be playing in the upcoming World Cup in Qatar.
Coufal missed his nation’s play-off semi-final against Sweden due to an injury as his team lost to Sweden 1-0.
Giorgio Chiellini (Italy)
One of the most experienced Centre back of the world, Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini will also miss the world cup 2022 as his side suffer a shocking defeat to North Macedonia in the group stage. Last Summer, Chiellini lifted the European Championship trophy as Italy’s captain and this year might be his last as he will retire from international football.
Leonardo Bonucci (Italy)
Italy’s most composed defender, Leonardo Bonucci missed most of the playoff stage as he was suffering from a back injury and was very disappointed to miss out on the world cup.
David Alaba (Austria)
Real Madrid left-back, David Alaba is regarded as one of the greatest players Austria has ever seen and it was all on Alaba’s shoulder to take his side to their first World Cup since 1998 but lost to his Madrid teammate Gareth bale’s team, Wales.
Austria suffered a 2-1 defeat as Gareth bale‘s two wonderful goals took wales to the World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
Jorginho had a brilliant 2021 year as Italy’s midfielder won the Champions League, the Euros, and the UEFA Super Cup before finishing third in the Ballon d’Or rankings only behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
But the midfielder still had some nightmares as he missed a penalty in both of Italy’s draws against Switzerland in the World Cup qualifiers which also cost them play playoff spot game against North Macedonia.
Marco Verratti (Italy)
PSG Midfielder Marco Verratti has only ever made two appearances at a World Cup and they both came in 2014.
Martin Odegaard (Norway)
A young prospect who was at Real Madrid and now playing with Arsenal in the Premier League has been one of the best signings this summer for Arsenal.
23-year-old Martin Odegaard was named Norway captain in 2021 and had the mission to help his country qualify for the world cup in Qatar but failed to win their respective group and finished third after Netherland and Turkey made Norway to sent back home
Mohamed Salah (Egypt)
After Moving from Chelsea to Liverpool, Salah has made himself one of the best players in the world with his amazing stats while many fans believed Salah should be the winner of Balon D’or when he made Liverpool the champions of Europe and the champions of England.
In the 2018 World Cup, Salah scored a penalty and made his side qualify for the world cup but this year he lost to his Liverpool teammate Mane’s side Senegal in penalties.
Luis Diaz (Colombia)
In Last year’s Copa America, Colombia finished third with the help of Luis Diaz’s performance as he scored 5 goals in 3 games. Unfortunately, the team still missed the chance to qualify for the world cup 2022 as south America’s top 4 teams Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, and Uruguay qualified for the tournament and Colombia finished fifth. In the playoff game, Colombia lost to Peru and failed to qualify.
Erling Haaland (Norway)
Dortmund’s Star player Erling Haaland has become one of the best young talents in the world but will have to wait for his chance to play his first world cup.
Unfortunately, Erling Halaand suffered an injury and missed out on Norway’s last 4 world cup qualifiers which cost them miss out on the world cup 2022.
Complete World Cup 2022 match schedule
World Cup Group A table & fixtures
Group A match schedule
|Mon, Nov. 21||Senegal vs. Netherlands||5 a.m.||Al Thumama|
|Mon, Nov. 21||Qatar vs. Ecuador||11 a.m.||Al Bayt|
|Fri, Nov. 25||Qatar vs. Senegal||8 a.m.||Al Thumama|
|Fri, Nov. 25||Netherlands vs. Ecuador||11 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
|Tues, Nov. 29||Netherlands vs. Qatar||10 a.m.||Al Bayt|
|Tues, Nov. 29||Ecuador vs. Senegal||10 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
World Cup Group B table & fixtures
* = Winner of European playoff (Wales vs. Ukraine/Scotland)
Group B match schedule
|Mon, Nov. 21||England vs. Iran||8 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
|Mon, Nov. 21||USA vs. WAL/UKR/SCO||2 p.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Fri, Nov. 25||WAL/UKR/SCO vs. Iran||5 a.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Fri, Nov. 25||England vs. USA||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
|Tues, Nov. 29||WAL/UKR/SCO vs. England||2 p.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Tues, Nov. 29||Iran vs. USA||2 p.m.||Al Thumama|
World Cup Group C table & fixtures
|C2: Saudi Arabia||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
Group C match schedule
|Tues, Nov. 22||Argentina vs. S. Arabia||5 a.m.||Lusail|
|Tues, Nov. 22||Mexico vs. Poland||11 a.m.||Stadium 974|
|Sat, Nov. 26||Poland vs. S. Arabia||8 a.m.||Education City|
|Sat, Nov. 26||Argentina vs. Mexico||2 p.m.||Lusail|
|Wed, Nov. 30||Poland vs. Argentina||2 p.m.||Stadium 974|
|Wed, Nov. 30||S. Arabia vs. Mexico||2 p.m.||Lusail|
World Cup Group D table & fixtures
* = Winner of Intercontinental Playoff (Peru vs. Australia/United Arab Emirates)
Group D match schedule
|Tue, Nov. 22||Denmark vs. Tunisia||8 a.m.||Education City|
|Tue, Nov. 22||France vs. AUS/UAE/PER||2 p.m.||Al Janoub|
|Sat, Nov. 26||Tunisia vs. AUS/UAE/PER||5 a.m.||Al Janoub|
|Sat, Nov. 26||France vs. Denmark||11 a.m.||Stadium 974|
|Wed, Nov. 30||Tunisia vs. France||10 a.m.||Education City|
|Wed, Nov. 30||AUS/UAE/PER vs. Denmark||10 a.m.||Al Janoub|
World Cup Group E table & fixtures
* = Winner of Intercontinental Playoff (Costa Rica vs. New Zealand)
Group E match schedule
|Wed, Nov. 23||Germany vs. Japan||8 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
|Wed, Nov. 23||Spain vs. CRC/NZ||11 a.m.||Al Thumama|
|Sun, Nov. 27||Japan vs. CRC/NZ||5 a.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Sun, Nov. 27||Spain vs. Germany||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
|Thurs, Dec. 1||Japan vs. Spain||2 p.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
|Thurs, Dec. 1||CRC/NZ vs. Germany||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
World Cup Group F table & fixtures
Group F match schedule
|Wed, Nov. 23||Morocco vs. Croatia||5 a.m.||Al Bayt|
|Wed, Nov. 23||Belgium vs. Canada||2 p.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Sun, Nov. 27||Belgium vs. Morocco||8 a.m.||Al Thumama|
|Sun, Nov. 27||Croatia vs. Canada||11 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
|Thurs, Dec. 1||Croatia vs. Belgium||10 a.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Thurs, Dec. 1||Canada vs. Morocco||10 a.m.||Al Thumama|
World Cup Group G table & fixtures
Group G match schedule
|Thurs, Nov. 24||Switzerland vs. Cameroon||5 a.m.||Al Janoub|
|Thurs, Nov. 24||Brazil vs. Serbia||2 p.m.||Lusail|
|Mon, Nov. 28||Cameroon vs. Serbia||5 a.m.||Al Janoub|
|Mon, Nov. 28||Brazil vs. Switzerland||11 a.m.||Stadium 974|
|Fri, Dec. 2||Cameroon vs. Brazil||2 p.m.||Lusail|
|Fri, Dec. 2||Serbia vs. Switzerland||2 p.m.||Stadium 974|
World Cup Group H table & fixtures
|H4: South Korea||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
Group H match schedule
|Thurs, Nov. 24||Uruguay vs. South Korea||8 a.m.||Education City|
|Thurs, Nov. 24||Portugal vs. Ghana||11 a.m.||Stadium 974|
|Mon, Nov. 28||South Korea vs. Ghana||8 a.m.||Education City|
|Mon, Nov. 28||Portugal vs. Uruguay||2 p.m.||Lusail|
|Fri, Dec. 2||South Korea vs. Portugal||10 a.m.||Education City|
|Fri, Dec. 2||Ghana vs. Uruguay||10 a.m.||Al Janoub|
World Cup Round of 16
|Sat, Dec. 3||1A vs. 2B||10 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
|Sat, Dec. 3||1C vs. 2D||2 p.m.||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Sun, Dec. 4||1D vs. 2C||10 a.m.||Al Thumama|
|Sun, Dec. 4||1B vs. 2A||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
|Mon, Dec. 5||1E vs. 2F||10 a.m.||Al Janoub|
|Mon, Dec. 5||1G vs. 2H||2 p.m.||Stadium 974|
|Tues, Dec. 6||1F vs. 2E||10 a.m.||Education City|
|Tues, Dec. 6||1H vs. 2G||2 p.m.||Lusail|
World Cup Quarterfinals
|Fri, Dec. 9||QF1: 1E/2F vs. 1G/2H||10 a.m.||Education City|
|Fri, Dec. 9||QF2: 1A/2B vs. 1C/2D||2 p.m.||Lusail|
|Sat, Dec. 10||QF3: 1F/2E vs. 1H/2G||10 a.m.||Al Thumama|
|Sat, Dec. 10||QF4: 1B/2A vs. 1D/2C||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
World Cup Semifinals
|Tues, Dec. 13||QF2 vs. QF1||2 p.m.||Lusail|
|Wed, Dec. 14||QF4 vs. QF3||2 p.m.||Al Bayt|
World Cup 3rd Place
|Sat, Dec. 17||Semifinal losers||10 a.m.||Khalifa Int’l|
World Cup Final
|Sun, Dec. 18||Semifinal winners||10 a.m.||Lusail|
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