2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Central Standard Time (CST)

The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup also popularly known as the 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled from November 20, 2022, to December 18, 2022. The host for the tournament is Qatar which will be hosting it for the very first time. The 29-day-long event will showcase 64 breathtaking football matches across 8 stadiums in Qatar. There were many requests from users for providing the 2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Central Standard Time (CST) and so here we are with that.

Out of the 32 teams that will be taking part in the competition, Qatar has qualified as host while the rest 31 teams will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the Qualification rounds. The 64 matches will be played in two stages, during the first stage 48 matches will be played, for this stage, all the teams will be divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each and each team in a group will face the other three teams and based on the performance of the teams in the Group stage, the top two teams will advance to the knockout stage in which 16 matches will be played, the matches in knockout stage will be played in single-elimination format meaning the loser of a match will be out of the contention to win the world cup. Know more about the competition format of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Football is widely followed across North America and when it comes to FIFA World Cup the love for the game is on the next level. A number of fans living in the Central Time Zone want to enjoy each and every match of the tournament. Accordingly, we have provided the complete match schedule for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Central Standard Time (CST). The tournament will be played in Qatar and the matches will be played as per Arabia Standard Time (AST) which is three hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) while the time used in the Central Time Zone is Central Standard Time (CST) is six hours behind UTC, hence, there is a time difference of nine hours between Central Time and match kick-off time.

Match Kick-off Time/Local Time Central Standard Time (CST) Time Difference
Arabia Standard Time (UTC+03:00) UTC-06:00 9 Hours

The opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be played on November 20, 2022, between Ecuador and Qatar at 10:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST) at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor while the all-important final match will be played on December 18, 2022, at 9:00 AM CST at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail. The table below provides the complete match schedule of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Central Standard Time (CST) for all 64 matches:

2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Central Standard Time (CST)

S.No.
Match No. Date Time (CST) Teams Venue Stage
1. 1. November 20, 2022 10:00 AM Qatar vs Ecuador Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group A
2. 3. November 21, 2022 7:00 AM England vs Iran Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
3. 2. November 21, 2022 10:00 AM Senegal vs Netherlands Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group A
4. 4. November 21, 2022 1:00 PM USA vs Wales Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
5. 8. November 22, 2022 4:00 AM Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
6. 6. November 22, 2022 7:00 AM Denmark vs Tunisia Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group D
7. 7. November 22, 2022 10:00 AM Mexico vs Poland Stadium 974, Doha Group C
8. 5. November 22, 2022 1:00 PM France vs Australia Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
9. 12. November 23, 2022 4:00 AM Morocco vs Croatia Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group F
10. 11. November 23, 2022 7:00 AM Germany vs Japan Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
11. 10. November 23, 2022 10:00 AM Spain vs Costa Rica Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group E
12. 9. November 23, 2022 1:00 PM Belgium vs Canada Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
13. 13. November 24, 2022 4:00 AM Switzerland vs Cameroon Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group G
14. 14. November 24, 2022 7:00 AM Uruguay vs South Korea Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
15. 15. November 24, 2022 10:00 AM Portugal vs Ghana Stadium 974, Doha Group H
16. 16. November 24, 2022 1:00 PM Brazil vs Serbia Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group G
17. 17. November 25, 2022 4:00 AM Wales vs Iran Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
18. 18. November 25, 2022 7:00 AM Qatar vs Senegal Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group A
19. 19. November 25, 2022 10:00 AM Netherlands vs Ecuador Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group A
20. 20. November 25, 2022 1:00 PM England vs USA Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group B
21. 21. November 26, 2022 4:00 AM Tunisia vs Australia Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
22. 22. November 26, 2022 7:00 AM Poland vs Saudi Arabia Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group C
23. 23. November 26, 2022 10:00 AM France vs Denmark Stadium 974, Doha Group D
24. 24. November 26, 2022 1:00 PM Argentina vs Mexico Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
25. 25. November 27, 2022 4:00 AM Japan vs Costa Rica Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
26. 26. November 27, 2022 7:00 AM Belgium vs Morocco Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group F
27. 27. November 27, 2022 10:00 AM Croatia vs Canada Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
28. 28. November 27, 2022 1:00 PM Spain vs Germany Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group E
29. 29. November 28, 2022 4:00 AM Cameroon vs Serbia Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group G
30. 30. November 28, 2022 7:00 AM South Korea vs Ghana Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
31. 31. November 28, 2022 10:00 AM Brazil vs Switzerland Stadium 974, Doha Group G
32. 32. November 28, 2022 1:00 PM Portugal vs Uruguay Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group H
33. 35. November 29, 2022 9:00 AM Ecuador vs Senegal Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group A
34. 36. November 29, 2022 9:00 AM Netherlands vs Qatar Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group A
35. 33. November 29, 2022 1:00 PM Wales vs England Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
36. 34. November 29, 2022 1:00 PM Iran vs USA Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group B
37. 37. November 30, 2022 9:00 AM Australia vs Denmark Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
38. 38. November 30, 2022 9:00 AM Tunisia vs France Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group D
39. 39. November 30, 2022 1:00 PM Poland vs Argentina Stadium 974, Doha Group C
40. 40. November 30, 2022 1:00 PM Saudi Arabia vs Mexico Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
41. 41. December 1, 2022 9:00 AM Croatia vs Belgium Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
42. 42. December 1, 2022 9:00 AM Canada vs Morocco Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group F
43. 43. December 1, 2022 1:00 PM Japan vs Spain Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
44. 44. December 1, 2022 1:00 PM Costa Rica vs Germany Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group E
45. 45. December 2, 2022 9:00 AM Ghana vs Uruguay Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group H
46. 46. December 2, 2022 9:00 AM South Korea vs Portugal Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
47. 47. December 2, 2022 1:00 PM Serbia vs Switzerland Stadium 974, Doha Group G
48. 48. December 2, 2022 1:00 PM Cameroon vs Brazil Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group G
49. 49. December 3, 2022 9:00 AM Winner Group A vs Runner-up Group B Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
50. 50. December 3, 2022 1:00 PM Winner Group C vs Runner-up Group D Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
51 52. December 4, 2022 9:00 AM Winner Group D vs Runner-up Group C Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Round of 16
52. 51. December 4, 2022 1:00 PM Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group A Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Round of 16
53. 53. December 5, 2022 9:00 AM Winner Group E vs Runner-up Group F Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Round of 16
54. 54. December 5, 2022 1:00 PM Winner Group G vs Runner-up Group H Stadium 974, Doha Round of 16
55. 55. December 6, 2022 9:00 AM Winner Group F vs Runner-up Group E Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
56. 56. December 6, 2022 1:00 PM Winner Group H vs Runner-up Group G Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Round of 16
57 58. December 9, 2022 9:00 AM Winner Match 53 vs Winner Match 54 Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Quarter-finals
58. 57. December 9, 2022 1:00 PM Winner Match 49 vs Winner Match 50 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Quarter-finals
59. 60. December 10, 2022 9:00 AM Winner Match 55 vs Winner Match 56 Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Quarter-finals
60. 59. December 10, 2022 1:00 PM Winner Match 51 vs Winner Match 52 Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Quarter-finals
61. 61. December 13, 2022 1:00 PM Winner Match 57 vs Winner Match 58 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Semi-finals
62. 62. December 14, 2022 1:00 PM Winner Match 59 vs Winner Match 60 Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Semi-finals
63. 63. December 17, 2022 9:00 AM Loser Match 61 vs Loser Match 62 Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Third place
64. 64. December 18, 2022 9:00 AM Winner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Final

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