Qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar: matches, groups, schedule and where to watch on TV

Up to 75 matches will be played from Wednesday 24th to 31st, including Spain’s first three on their way to next year’s World Cup.

TOAlthough the European Championship appears at the end of this season, the truth is that the next 2022 also awaits a World Cup, specifically in Qatar, which will carry over to November. Hence the current stoppage of national competitions in the old continent has the purpose of playing the first three days of the qualifying phase, from which the 13 teams that will be present at the event will come out.

Thus, eBetween Wednesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 31, a total of 75 matches will be played corresponding to the 10 groups in which the 55 national teams taking part are divided. The champions of each group will directly seal their presence in Qatar, while the second classified will have another opportunity in the play-off, in which they will also be framed with two teams from the League of Nations. After two qualifiers, the three winners will complete the quota of European participants in the World Cup.

Five of the groups will be of five teams and another five, of six. The configuration and schedule for the next few days is as follows:

Group schedule of the qualifying round for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

GROUP A (Portugal, Serbia, Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg and Azerbaijan)

Wednesday March 24 Portugal – Azerbaijan 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 24 Serbia- Ireland 20:45 hours.

Saturday March 27 Ireland – Luxembourg 20:45 hours.

Saturday March 27 Serbia – Portugal 20:45 hours. UEFA TV

Tuesday March 30 Luxembourg – Portugal 20:45 hours.

Tuesday March 30 Azerbaijan – Serbia 18:00 hours. UEFA TV

GROUP B (Spain, Sweden, Greece, Georgia and Kosovo)

Thursday March 25 Spain – Greece 20:45 hours. The 1 TVE

Thursday March 25 Sweden – Georgia 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Kosovo – Sweden 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Georgia – Spain 18:00 hours. The 1 TVE

Wednesday March 31 Spain – Kosovo 20:45 hours. The 1 TVE

Wednesday March 31 Greece – Georgia 20:45 hours.

GROUP C (Italy, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania)

Thursday March 25 Bulgaria – Switzerland 18:00 hours.

Thursday March 25 Italy – Northern Ireland 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Bulgaria – Italy 8:45 p.m. UEFA TV

Sunday March 28 Switzerland – Lithuania 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 Lithuania – Italy 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 Northern Ireland – Bulgaria 20:45 hours.

GROUP D (France, Ukraine, Finland, Bosnia and Kazakhstan)

Wednesday March 24 France – Ukraine 20:45 hours. Four

Wednesday March 24 Finland – Bosnia 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Kazakhstan – France 15:00 hours. UEFA TV

Sunday March 28 Ukraine – Finland 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 Bosnia – France 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 Ukraine – Kazakhstan 20:45 hours.

GROUP E (Belgium, Wales, Czech Republic, Belarus and Estonia)

Wednesday March 24 Belgium – Wales 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 24 Estonia – Czech Republic 20:45 hours.

Saturday March 27 Belarus – Estonia 18:00 hours.

Saturday March 27 Czech Republic – Belgium 20:45 hours.

Tuesday March 30 Belgium – Belarus 20:45 hours. UEFA TV

Tuesday March 30 Wales – Czech Republic 20:45 hours.

GROUP F (Denmark, Austria, Scotland, Israel, Faroe Islands and Moldova)

Thursday March 25 Scotland – Austria 20:45 hours.

Thursday March 25 Israel – Denmark 18:00 hours.

Thursday March 25 Moldova – Faroe Islands 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Denmark – Moldova 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Austria – Faroe Islands 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Israel – Scotland 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 Austria – Denmark 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 Scotland – Faroe Islands 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 Moldova – Israel 20:45 hours.

GROUP G (Turkey, Holland, Norway, Montenegro, Latvia and Gibraltar)

Wednesday March 24 Turkey – Holland 18:00 hours.

Wednesday March 24 Gibraltar – Norway 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 24 Latvia – Montenegro 20:45 hours.

Saturday March 27 Montenegro – Gibraltar 18:00 hours.

Saturday March 27 Norway – Turkey 18:00 hours. UEFA TV

Saturday March 27 Netherlands – Latvia 18:00 hours

Tuesday March 30 Turkey – Latvia 20:45 hours.

Tuesday March 30 Gibraltar – Netherlands 20:45 hours.

Tuesday March 30 Montenegro – Norway 20:45 hours.

GROUP H (Croatia, Slovakia, Russia, Slovenia, Cyprus and Malta)

Wednesday March 24 Slovenia – Croatia 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 24 Malta – Russia 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 24 Cyprus – Slovakia 20:45 hours.

Saturday March 27 Russia – Slovenia 15:00 hours. UEFA TV

Saturday March 27 Slovakia – Malta 20:45 hours.

Saturday March 27 Croatia – Cyprus 18:00 hours.

Tuesday March 30 Croatia – Malta 20:45 hours.

Tuesday March 30 Slovakia – Russia 20:45 hours.

Tuesday March 30 Cyprus – Slovenia 18:00 hours.

GROUP I (England, Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra and San Marino)

Thursday March 25 Hungary – Poland 20:45 hours.

Thursday March 25 England – San Marino 20:45 hours.

Thursday March 25 Andorra – Albania 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Albania – England 18:00 hours. UEFA TV

Sunday March 28 San Marino – Hungary 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Poland – Andorra 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 England – Poland 20:45 hours. UEFA TV

Wednesday March 31 San Marino – Albania 20:45 hours.

Wednesday March 31 Andorra – Hungary 20:45 hours.

GROUP J (Germany, Romania, Iceland, Macedonia, Armenia and Liechtenstein)

Thursday March 25 Germany – Iceland 20:45 hours. UEFA TV / RTL (M + Astra)

Thursday March 25 Liechtenstein – Armenia 20:45 hours.

Thursday March 25 Romania – Macedonia 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Armenia – Iceland 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Macedonia – Liechtenstein 20:45 hours.

Sunday March 28 Romania – Germany 20:45 hours. Four.

Wednesday March 31 Armenia – Romania 18:00 hours. UEFA TV

Wednesday March 31 Germany – Macedonia 20:45 hours. RTL

Wednesday March 31 Liechtenstein – Iceland 20:45 hours.

Where to watch the qualifying phase for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

The three matches that Spain will play in its debut in the qualifying phase for the Qatar 2022 World Cup can be followed through La 1 de TVE. On Thursday 25, against Greece, starting at 8:45 pm; on Sunday 28, against Georgia, starting at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday 31, against Kosovo, at 8:45 p.m.

Before, on Wednesday March 24, the France – Ukraine (8:45 p.m.), in this case through Cuatro. In addition, the UEFA channel will offer matches from the different groups.

You can also follow all the games through the narration of Radio MARCA and with the comments live from MARCA.com. From two hours before, it follows the previous one and the eleven. After the match, you will be able to read the chronicle, the statements of the protagonists and see the summary with the best plays and the goals.

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