How does Round of 16 work in World Cup?

In each group, teams play one match against each other, and the top two teams advance to the knockout round.

Teams that are tied for the top spot are determined by who has a higher goal differential (the difference between the goals conceded compared to the goals scored) or who

World Cup 2022 Round Of 16 Bracket

The bracket below comes in two sides. And each will produce a World Cup finalist.

One side of the bracket features the following teams, from which a finalist will emerge:

Netherlands (Group A winner)
USA (Group B runner-up)
Argentina (Group C winner)
Australia (Group D runner-up)
Japan (Group E winner)
Croatia (Group F runner-up)
Group G winner
Group H runner-up

The other side of the bracket will produce the other World Cup finalist from the following list:

Senegal (Group A runner-up)
England (Group B winner)
Poland (Group C runner-up)
France (Group D winner)
Spain (Group E runner-up)
Morocco (Group F winner)
Group G runner-up
Group H winner

World Cup 2022 Round Of 16 Bracket Qualifiers

It is the final round of group stage matches for the FIFA World Cup, and some countries have already qualified for Qatar world Cup Knock out stages 2022.

With a 3-0 victory over Wales, England topped Group B and will join USA in the last 16 of the 2022 World Cup.

The Dutch and Senegal secured their places in the knockout stages by finishing first and second in Group A, respectively.

Group E was surprising as Japan controversial goal through them to round of 16 and eliminated Germany from the tournament in group stage Spain is secured 2nd place in group E. Group F winner is Morocco and Croatia at second spot qualifying for Knockout Stage.

France, Brazil, and Portugal also confirmed qualification with a game to spare in groups D, G, and H, respectively.

World Cup 2022 Round Of 16 Fixtures

The round of 16 for the 2022 World Cup will begin on December 3. Two games are played daily on December 3, 4, 5 and 6 to decide eight ties.

DateLocal TimeFixtureVenue
Dec. 318:00Netherlands 3-1 United States 
(match 49)
Khalifa International Stadium
Dec. 322:00Argentina 2-1 Australia
(match 50)
Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
Dec. 418:00France 3-1 Poland
(match 52)
Al Thumama Stadium
Dec. 422:00England 3-0 Senegal
(match 51)
Al Bayt Stadium
Dec. 518:00Japan 1 (1)-1 (3) Croatia (pen)
(match 53)
Al Janoub Stadium
Dec. 522:00Brazil 4-1 South Korea
(match 54)
Stadium 974
Dec. 618:00Morocco 0(3)-0(0) Spain (pen)
(match 55)
Education City Stadium
Dec. 622:00Portugal vs Switzerland
(match 56)
Lusail Iconic Stadium

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