2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Japan Standard Time (JST)

The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup (2022 FIFA World Cup) is scheduled from November 20, 2022, to December 18, 2022. The tournament will last for 29 days and will be hosted by the Arabic nation Qatar. The FIFA World Cups are generally held during the June-July months, however, due to intense heat in Qatar during those months, the tournament has been scheduled during the November-December months. There were many requests from users for providing the 2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Japan Standard Time (JST) and so here we are with that.

The FIFA World Cups are organised after every 4 years by the official governing body of international football i.e. FIFA. Prior to this tournament, 21 FIFA World Cups have been organised by FIFA. The South American nation Brazil is the most successful country in the history of the tournaments with 5 titles.

In the 2022 FIFA World Cup, 32 teams national teams from various countries will take part, out of these 32 teams only Qatar will be selected as host while the other 31 teams will be selected after a tough qualification process. All 32 teams will be divided into 8 groups having 4 teams. Accordingly, there will be 8 groups (Group A to Group H). The matches in the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be contested in two stages, the first being the group stage and the second being the knock-out stage. The group stage will be played in a round-robin format which means each team will face the other three teams in the group and based on the performance of the teams in the group stage, the top two teams from each group will advance to the knock-out stage wherein the loser of any match will be eliminated from the competition. Know more about the competition format of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

On March 24, 2022, Japan qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup being the AFC Third Round Group B runners-up. There are a number of football lovers in Japan who want to enjoy each and every game of the tournament, however, as the world cup is in Qatar which is a different geographical region, fans might face a slight bit of difficulty in finding the match kick-off time. So here we are for you, we will provide you with the Match Schedule of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Japan Standard Time (JST). 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 Japan is Japan Standard Time (JST) is nine hours ahead of UTC, hence, there is a time difference of six hours between JST and match kick-off time.

Match Kick-off Time/Local Time Japan Standard Time (JST) Time Difference
Arabia Standard Time (UTC+3) UTC+09:00 6 hours

The tournament will commence with its first game between host Qatar and Ecuador on November 21, 2022, at 1:00 AM Japan Standard Time (JST) at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor and the final match will take place on December 19, 2022, at 12:00 AM JST at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail. The table below provides the complete match schedule of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Japan Standard Time (JST) for all 64 matches:

2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Japan Standard Time (JST)

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

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