Thursday's FIFA World Cup qualifying results

  • FIFA World Cup qualifying took place across four continents on Thursday

  • Brazil headlined the action by becoming the first South American nation to qualify for Qatar 2022

  • Decisive contests were a theme in Asia, Africa and Europe

Five-time FIFA World Cup™ kings Brazil are heading to Qatar 2022 with their 1-0 win over Colombia on Thursday shoring up qualification with plenty of room to spare.

Lucas Paqueta nabbed the only goal in the second half in Sao Paulo as the zone leaders achieved qualification after only 12 of their 18-match schedule.

The CONMEBOL action concluded another massive day of qualifying across three other continents. reviews all the results and latest standings following numerous key match-ups in Asia, Africa and Europe.

South America

Ecuador 1-0 Venezuela Paraguay 0-1 Chile Brazil 1-0 Colombia Peru 3-0 Bolivia


Group E

Uganda 1-1 Kenya Rwanda 0-3 Mali

Group G

Ethiopia 1-1 Ghana South Africa 1-0 Zimbabwe

Group H

Congo 1-1 Namibia Togo 1-1 Senegal

Group J

Tanzania 0-3 Congo DR Benin 2-0 Madagascar


Group A

Korea Republic 1-0 UAE Lebanon 1-2 IR Iran Iraq 1-1 Syria

Group B

Australia 0-0 Saudi Arabia Vietnam 0-1 Japan China PR 1-1 Oman


Group A

Azerbaijan 1-3 Luxembourg Republic of Ireland 0-0 Portugal

Group B

Georgia 2-0 Sweden Greece 0-1 Spain

Group H

Russia 6-0 Cyprus Malta 1-7 Croatia Slovakia 2-2 Slovenia

Group J

Armenia 0-5 North Macedonia Germany 9-0 Liechtenstein Romania 0-0 Iceland