2022 World Cup groups confirmed

2022 World Cup groups confirmed

The finals will take place in Qatar and the nations involved now know who they will face in the initial phase

The group stage for the 2022 World Cup was decided at the draw in Doha, Qatar, the country hosting the finals.

With all the spots now confirmed, the eight groups look like this (countries with FC Barcelona players shown in bold): 

Group A

Qatar
Ecuador
Senegal (Moussa Wague, currently recovering from injury)
Netherlands (Frenkie de Jong, Memphis, Luuk de Jong)

The first game with a potential presence of FC Barcelona players will be the one between the Netherlands and Senegal on November 21 at the Al Thumama Stadium. 

Group B

England
Iran
USA (Sergiño Dest) 
Wales

Group C

Argentina
Saudi Arabia 
Mexico
Poland

Group D

Françe (Lenglet, Umtiti, Dembélé) 
Australia
Denmark (Martin Braithwaite) 
Tunisia

Group E

Spain (Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Gavi, Ansu Fati, Adama, Ferran Torres, Eric Garcia, Sergi Roberto, Pedri)
Costa Rica
Germany (Ter Stegen) 
Japan

Group F

Belgium
Canada
Morocco (Ez Abde) 
Croatia

Group G

Brazil (Dani Alves, Neto) 
Serbia
Switzerland
Cameroon

Group H

Portugal 
Ghana
Uruguay (Ronald Araujo) 
South Korea

The finals in Qatar will be the 22nd organised by FIFA and will take place from 21 November to 18 December in 2022. The 2022/23 season will see a long break for the tournament to take place and there are sure to be a healthy number of blaugranes involved. 

 

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