Russia 2018 may feel like a few months ago, but Qatar 2022 is rapidly approaching. Football fans will have to wait until November for the action to start, however, due to the Middle Easts’ intense heat. So whether you’re barracking for the Socceroos, or just looking to see the world’s top talents kick a football around, read on with Canstar Blue to find out how to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Australia.
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How to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup
SBS will be the exclusive broadcaster of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, after Optus Sports’ blunderful coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This means everyone can access every game of football’s biggest tournament, making Aussie viewers the biggest winners of the tournament.
Watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup on SBS
Shaking up the broadcasting game, SBS will be the exclusive broadcaster of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, knocking off Optus Sport as the host of the biggest football stage. SBS will be giving viewers access to all 64 matches of the Qatar World Cup, including the grand final. And what’s best – the service is completely free.
How do I create an account with SBS?
Creating an account with SBS is incredibly simple, and obviously doesn’t require any form of payment. Simply clicking on the “SIGN IN/CREATE AN ACCOUNT” tab at the top of the SBS webpage and entering the prompted details will give you access to the plethora of content in the SBS library.
When does the 2022 World Cup start?
The 2022 World Cup starts on November 20, 2022, with the competition wrapping up on December 18, 2022.
2022 FIFA World Cup Groups
The 2022 World Cup Groups have been announced, with eight groups containing four nations, each of which will battle it out to make it to the next stage. The World Cup Groups are below:
- Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands
- Group B: England, Iran, USA, Wales
- Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland
- Group D: France, Denmark, Tunisia, Australia
- Group E: Spain, Germany, Japan, Costa Rica
- Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
- Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
- Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea
2022 FIFA World Cup Fixtures
Below are the upcoming match fixtures for the 2022 World Cup:
- Croatia Vs. Morocco – 1:00am (AEST) Sunday, December 18
When is the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final?
The 2022 FIFA World Cup Final will be played at 1:00am (AEST) on Monday, December 19 at the Lusail Iconic Stadium, with France taking on Argentina.
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