8 Big Matches at World Cup Round of 16: Full Schedule and Prediction

Predicting the results of the 2022 World Cup round of 16
Predicting the results of the 2022 World Cup round of 16

1.Netherlands vs USA (22h00 on 3/12)

An interesting competition when the youth and desire of the US team will be tested by a Netherlands that has not proven much at the 2022 World Cup. In the past, the Netherlands has had 5 encounters with the US, both in friendly matches. Oranje dominated with 4 wins and only 1 loss. The Netherlands' only defeat against the US came in the last encounter in June 2015. At that time, they defended against the national flag team with a score of 3-4.

♦ Prediction: Netherlands 0-1 USA

2.Argentina vs Australia (2h00 on 4/12)

Despite losing at the hands of Saudi Arabia in the opening match and being pushed into a difficult situation, Argentina with its class and bravery stood up excellently to take the top spot in Group C. Meanwhile, Australia also made a big splash with Second place in the group has the presence of France, Denmark and Tunisia. In the past, Argentina has had 7 encounters with Australia. The South American representative won 5, drew 1 and lost 1. In terms of strength, Argentina is much more appreciated than Australia, but with what has been shown in the group stage, the kangaroo team can completely create seismic.

Prediction: Argentina 2-0 Australia

3.France vs Poland (22h00 on 4/12)

France have proven no World Cup curse can be as threatening as convincing victories. The final defeat to Tusinia was an accident because Les Bleus used a B formation, and it did not reflect their true strength. Meanwhile, Poland took the eighth round in a dramatic way. Statistics show that Poland did not know what victory over France was in the last 7 meetings, and this is really a big worry for Robert Lewandowski and his teammates.

Prediction: France 2-0 Poland

4.England vs Senegal (2h00 on 5/12)

He showed a rather flustered face in the group stage with good and bad matches. However, it is important that the Three Lions still go on with the first place and their opponent in the 1/8 round is Senegal. The African champion has performed excellently in Group A despite the absence of star Sadio Mane. The strong physical foundation and methodical football of Senegal promises to bring England many challenges. In the past, England have never met Senegal. This makes this match even more potential surprises.

Prediction: England 1-0 Senegal

5.Japan vs Croatia (22h00 on 5/12)

In a group with Spain and Germany, Japan created a real earthquake when defeating both big men to enter the 1/8 round with the top of Group E. Youth and desire of the Asian team will face an aging Croatia, who is also the reigning World Cup runners-up. In the past, Japan has met Croatia 3 times. The achievement is quite balanced when each team wins 1, draws 1 and loses 1. With the momentum of sublimation, Japan can completely continue its miracle story at the 2022 World Cup.

Prediction: Japan 2-1 Croatia

6.Brazil vs Korea (2h00 on December 6)

Brazil has shown strength in Group G to win tickets to continue with the top spot. Selecao is likely to be without Neymar's service because of injury, but with a series of other bright attacking stars in the squad, this does not affect Selecao's strength too much. Meanwhile, Korea is also not a medium hand when they defeated Portugal in the last round to win the right to continue. Brazil is more appreciated than Korea, but in football, anything can happen.

Prediction: Brazil 2-0 South Korea

7.Morocco vs Spain (22:00 on December 6)

Many people think that Spain deliberately lost to Japan to avoid tough opponents in the next round. It is not clear what the truth is, but in the immediate future, La Roja will encounter a Morocco full of unknowns. In the group stage, the more Morocco plays the better and they are ready to create a surprise against Spain. In the past, Spain has faced Morocco 3 times. They are unbeaten with 2 wins and 1 draw.

Prediction: Morocco 1-2 Spain

8.Portugal vs Switzerland (2h00 on 7/12)

Switzerland and Portugal have faced each other with 25 encounters in the past. Switzerland's record is slightly better than Portugal's when they won 11, drew 5 and lost 9. In the last 5 confrontations between the two teams, Portugal won 3 and lost 2. Obviously, confrontation history In the past, Switzerland was an extremely difficult opponent for Portugal. The challenge with Cristiano Ronaldo will not be small and this is definitely an extremely attractive match

Prediction: Portugal 1-0 Switzerland

Full Schedule of the World Cup Round of 16: Time & Date



Time (ET / GMT)


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.


Odds on the World Cup Champion Team 2022

Brazil: 11/5 (order 5 get 11)

Argentina: 5/1

France: 11/2

Spain: 6/1

English: 9/1

Portugal: 12/1

Netherlands: 20/1

Croatia: 33/1

Japan: 66/1

Switzerland: 66/1

USA: 100/1

Morocco: 100/1

Senegal: 125/1

Korea: 175/1

Australia: 200/1

Poland: 200/1