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Qatar and Equador to face in the tournament opener on November 20 as we look at the official schedule download for FIFA World Cup 2022.

After 4 years of undying wait, the biggest sporting carnival, the FIFA World Cup 2022 is finally here. We are just a week away from the commencement of the official tournament, but the excitement to witness the carnival is sky-high. 

The FIFA World Cup 2022 begins on November 20th with Qatar taking on Equador in the tournament opener at Al Bayt stadium in Qatar. A total of 32 teams shall be playing the tournament. This includes the star teams like FIFA 2018 Winners France, Runner-up Croatia, Germany, Argentina, Portugal, Brazil, etc. 

About FIFA World Cup 2022:

32 teams have been divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each. Each team from the respective group will play a total of 3 group-stage matches. That’s a total of 48 group-stage matches. Post that, there will be eight quarter-finals, two semi-finals, one 3rd place match, and one final. The final shall be played at the Lusail stadium on December 18. 

In terms of stadiums, Qatar shall conduct 60 matches in 8 amazing stadiums. This includes the likes of Al Bayt, Khalifa International, Al Thumama, Ahmad Bin Ali, Lusail, Stadium 974, Education City, and Al Janoub. 

For timings, most of the matches to play based on 4 timings. This includes 3:30 pm IST, 6:30 pm IST, 9:30 pm IST, and mid night 00:30 am IST. So, here’s the official schedule for FIFA World Cup 2022 for IST Timings.  

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FIFA World Cup Official Schedule Download 2022 – Footbalytics

The FIFA World Cup will see the star Football players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, Dani Alves, Hugo Lloris, and many more. It will also be the last world cup for Football legends, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. 

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