Every four years, soccer – er, football – fans around the world are treated to an international showcase of their favorite sport in a tournament of 32 national teams from across the globe. The World Cup is considered to be the most prestigious association soccer tournament in the world and is taking place in the Middle Eastern country of Qatar this year in 2022. While most of us won’t be lucky enough to experience the excitement in person, watching the matches on TV are the next best thing!

Wondering where you can find comprehensive coverage of every match, from the group stage to the final? We can help. We make it easy to review and compare all your options from a variety of providers so you can find the right package for your preferences. Here, we’ll be going over all your options for watching the beautiful game at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.

What to know about the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar

Squeezed between the variety of different European league’s regular seasons, the 2022 World Cup will have the shortest schedule of any previous World Cup. It takes place between November 20th – December 18th. That means four matches a day throughout the group stages and more and more important matches in the knockout rounds. That’s a lot of soccer in just four weeks!

If you want to catch all the action and ensure you don’t miss a beat of play, you’ll want to work with us to add or build a sports package that’s ideally suited to your soccer-watching habits.

Below you’ll find the entire broadcast schedule of all the matches (subject to change):

Group A:

  • November 20th Qatar vs. Ecuador, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (11AM ET)
  • November 21st Senegal vs. Netherlands, Al Thumama Stadium, Al Thumama (11AM ET)
  • November 25th Qatar vs. Senegal, Al Thumama Stadium, Al Thumama (8AM ET)
  • November 25th Netherlands vs. Ecuador, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (11AM ET)
  • November 29th Netherlands vs. Qatar, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (10AM ET)
  • November 29th Ecuador vs. Senegal, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (10AM ET)

Group B:

  • November 21st England vs. Iran, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (8AM ET)
  • November 21st USA vs. Wales, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan (2PM ET)
  • November 25th Wales vs. Iran, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan (5AM ET)
  • November 25th England vs. USA, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (2PM ET)
  • November 29th Wales vs. England, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan (2PM ET)
  • November 29th Iran vs. USA, Al Thumama Stadium, Al Thumama (2PM ET)

Group C:

  • November 22nd Argentina vs. Saudi Arabia, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (5AM ET)
  • November 22nd Mexico vs. Poland, Stadium 974, Ras Abu Aboud (11AM ET)
  • November 26th Poland vs. Saudi Arabia, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan (8AM ET)
  • November 26th Argentina vs. Mexico, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (2PM ET)
  • November 30th Poland vs. Argentina, Stadium 974, Ras Abu Aboud (2PM ET)
  • November 30th Saudi Arabia vs. Mexico, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (2PM ET)

Group D

  • November 22nd Denmark vs. Tunisia, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan (8AM ET)
  • November 22nd France vs. Australia, Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah (2PM ET)
  • November 26th Tunisia vs. Australia, Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah (5AM ET)
  • November 26th France vs. Denmark, Stadium 974, Ras Abu Aboud (11AM ET)
  • November 30th Tunisia vs. France, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan (10AM ET)
  • November 30th Australia vs. Denmark, Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah (10AM ET)

Group E

  • November 23rd Germany vs. Japan, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (8AM ET)
  • November 23rd Spain vs. Costa Rica, Al Thumama Stadium, Al Thumama (11AM ET)
  • November 27th Japan vs. Costa Rica, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan (5AM ET)
  • November 27th Spain vs. Germany, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (2PM ET)
  • December 1st Japan vs. Spain, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (2 PM ET)
  • December 1st Costa Rica vs. Germany, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (2PM ET)

Group F

  • November 23rd Morocco vs. Croatia, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (5AM ET)
  • November 23rd Belgium vs. Canada, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan (2PM ET)
  • November 27th Belgium vs Morocco, Al Thumama Stadium, Al Thumama (8AM ET)
  • November 27th Croatia vs. Canada, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (11AM ET)
  • December 1st Croatia vs. Belgium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan (10AM ET)
  • December 1st Canda vs. Morocco, Al Thumama Stadium, Al Thumama (10AM ET)

Group G

  • November 24th Switzerland vs. Cameroon, Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah (5AM ET)
  • November 24th Brazil vs. Serbia, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (2PM ET)
  • November 28th Cameroon vs. Serbia, Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah (5AM ET)
  • November 28th Brazil vs. Switzerland, Stadium 974, Ras Abu Aboud (11AM ET)
  • December 2nd Cameroon vs. Brazil, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (2PM ET)
  • December 2nd Serbia vs. Switzerland, Stadium 974, Ras Abu Aboud (2PM ET)

Group H

  • November 24th Uruguay vs. South Korea, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan (8AM ET)
  • November 24th Portugal vs. Ghana, Stadium 974, Ras Abu Aboud (11AM ET)
  • November 28th South Korea vs. Ghana, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan (8AM ET)
  • November 28th Portugal vs. Uruguay, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (2PM ET)
  • December 2nd South Korea vs. Portugal, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan (10AM ET)
  • December 2nd Ghana vs. Uruguay, Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah (10AM ET)

Round of 16

  • Match 49: December 3rd Winner group A vs. Runner-up group B, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (10AM ET)
  • Match 50: December 3rd Winner group C vs Runner-up group D, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan (2PM ET)
  • Match 51: December 4th Winner group D vs. Runner-up group C, Al Thumama Stadium, Al Thumama (10AM ET)
  • Match 52: December 4th Winner group B vs. Runner-up group A, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (2PM ET)
  • Match 53: December 5th Winner group E vs. Runner-up group F, Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah (10AM ET)
  • Match 54: December 5th Winner group G vs. Runner-up group H, Stadium 974, Ras Abu Aboud (2PM ET)
  • Match 55: December 6th Winner group F vs. Runner-up group E, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan (10AM ET)
  • Match 56: December 6th Winner group H vs. Runner-up group G, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (2PM ET)

Quarterfinals

  • Match 57: December 9th Winner of Match 53 vs. Winner of Match 54, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan (10AM ET)
  • Match 58: December 9th Winner of Match 49 vs. Winner of Match 50, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (2PM ET)
  • Match 59: December 10th Winner of Match 55 vs. Winner of Match 56, Al Thumama Stadium, Al Thumama (10AM ET)
  • Match 60: December 10th Winner of Match 52 vs. Winner of Match 51, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (2PM ET)

Semifinals

  • Match 61: December 13th Winner of Match 57 vs Winner of Match 58, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (2PM ET)
  • Match 62: December 14th Winner of Match 59 vs, Winner of Match 60, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor (2PM ET)

3rd Place Match

  • Match 63: December 17th, Loser of Match 61 vs. Loser of Match 62, Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (10AM ET)

Finals

  • Match 64: December 18th, Winner of Match 61 vs. Winner of Match 62, Lusail Stadium, Lusail (10PM ET)

When does team USA play?

The first matches in the World Cup always take place in the group play round. The 32 teams that qualified are split up into eight groups of four, and each team plays the other three teams in their group once. A country’s record in these games determines whether or not they move on to the next stage of the tournament. This is the full group play schedule for the USA:

  • Monday, November 21st: USA vs. Wales, 2 PM EST
  • Friday, November 25th: USA vs. England, 2 PM EST
  • Tuesday, November 29th: USA vs. Iran, 2 PM EST

The Best Games

We’re hoping that every game will be incredibly thrilling to watch, but there are a few matchups in the group stage that everyone is anticipating. Be sure to tune in to these matches:

  • Senegal vs. Netherlands in Group A
  • Belgium vs. Canada in Group F
  • Brazil vs. Serbia in Group G
  • England vs. USA in Group B
  • Argentina vs. Mexico in Group C
  • France vs. Denmark in Group D
  • Spain vs. Germany in Group E
  • Portugal vs. Uruguay in Group H
  • Croatia vs Belgium in Group F
  • Ghana vs. Uruguay in Group H
  • South Korea vs. Portugal in Group H

How to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in the US

Are you looking forward to watching the 2022 World Cup? We make it easy for you to review and compare the different options, saving you time and money.

FOX has the exclusive rights to broadcast the World Cup, so all matches will be broadcast either on the main FOX channel or FOX Sports 1. Some matches and World Cup coverage will also air on FOX Sports 2. Thankfully, all of these channels are available through most cable and satellite TV providers. The World Cup is being broadcast exclusively on FOX channels because the network outbid ESPN for television rights way back in 1994, and has been bringing the excitement of the tournament to homes all across America ever since.

One thing many fans have been wondering is whether or not FOX will be broadcasting World Cup matches in 4k resolution. Nothing has been announced as of yet, but we’re hoping some of the matches will be broadcast in this resolution because once you’ve seen a sporting event in 4k, you know you’ll want to get it if it’s available.

If you’re also a fan of the European leagues that many of the stars in this year’s World Cup play in professionally, fuboTV is something you may want to look into as well. In addition to FOX and FS1, the service also includes many of the channels that regularly broadcast games from the Premier League, Gold Cup, Euros League, and more.

How to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in Spanish

There are a lot of Spanish speakers in the US, so we realize that you might be wondering if there’s any way to watch World Cup games and coverage in Spanish. All matches will be available either on Universo or Telemundo, with Telemundo having the majority of them. Like with FOX and FOX Sports 1, most cable and satellite TV providers will have these Spanish-language channels easily available for you to add to your package. And it’s so much easier to do so when you work with US!

How we help you create the best package or plan!

Adding a package to your existing plan or creating a new package to be able to watch an event like the 2022 FIFA World Cup is easy when you work with us. We help you compare and review information on all your options, saving you time, money, and the hassle of trying to get ahold of service providers directly one by one. After comparing the information with your preferences in mind and making a decision on what’s right for your needs, we’ll give you the contact information you need to order the service and get it professionally installed. Then, there’s nothing left to do but enjoy!