How things stand in Qatar 2022 qualifying

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15 Nov 2021
  • See fixtures and standings from FIFA World Cup qualifying

  • Thirteen nations have secured places at Qatar 2022

  • Italy and Portugal must navigate the European play-offs

QUALIFIED FOR QATAR 2022

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Qatar, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland. Qualified for the final round of African qualifying Algeria, Cameroon, Congo DR, Egypt, Ghana, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia Qualified for the European play-offs Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine and Wales.

AFRICA

Five teams will represent Africa at Qatar 2022. Qualified for the final round: Algeria, Cameroon, Congo DR, Egypt, Ghana, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia

Group A

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Algeria614+21
Burkina Faso612+8
Niger67-4
Djibouti60-25

Group B

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Tunisia613+9
Equatorial Guinea611+1
Zambia67-1
Mauritania62-9

Group C

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Nigeria613+6
Cabo Verde611+2
Liberia66-3
Central African Republic64-5

Group D

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Cameroon615+9
Côte d'Ivoire613+7
Mozambique64-6
Malawi63-10

Group E

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Mali616+11
Uganda69+1
Kenya66-5
Rwanda61-7

Group F

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Egypt614+6
Gabon67-1
Libya67-3
Angola65-2

Group G

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Ghana613+4
South Africa613+4
Ethiopia65-3
Zimbabwe62-5

Group H

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Senegal616+11
Togo68-1
Namibia65-5
Congo63-5

Group I

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Morocco618+19
Guinea-Bissau66-6
Guinea64-6
Sudan63-7

Group J

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Congo DR611+6
Benin610+1
Tanzania68-2
Madagascar64-5

ASIA

Five or six teams will represent the AFC in Qatar. How it works The top two teams in each group will qualify for Qatar 2022. The third-placed teams in each section will meet in a single-game tie for the right to go into an intercontinental playoff for a place at the World Cup. In addition, Qatar have qualified as hosts.

Group A

TeamPlayedPointsGD
IR Iran616+9
Korea Republic614+6
United Arab Emirates66-1
Lebanon65-2
Iraq64-6
Syria62-6

Group B

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Saudi Arabia616+6
Japan612+2
Australia611+5
Oman67-1
China PR65-4
Vietnam60-8

EUROPE

Thirteen teams will represent UEFA in Qatar. Qualified: Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland. Qualified for play-offs: Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine and Wales.

Group A

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Serbia820+9
Portugal817+11
Republic of Ireland893
Luxembourg89-10
Azerbaijan81-13

Group B

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Spain819+10
Sweden815+6
Greece8100
Georgia87-6
Kosovo85-10

Group C

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Switzerland818+13
Italy816+11
Northern Ireland89-1
Bulgaria88-8
Lithuania83-15

Group D

TeamPlayedPointsGD
France818+15
Ukraine812+3
Finland8110
Bosnia and Herzegovina87-3
Kazakhstan83-15

Group E

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Belgium820+19
Wales815+5
Czech Republic814+5
Estonia84-12
Belarus83-17

Group F

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Denmark1027+27
Scotland1023+10
Israel1016+2
Austria1016+2
Faroe Islands104-16
Moldova101-25

Group G

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Netherlands1023+25
Turkey1021+11
Norway1018+7
Montenegro1012-1
Latvia109-3
Gibraltar100-39

Group H

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Croatia1023+17
Russia1022+13
Slovakia1014+7
Slovenia1014+1
Cyprus105-17
Malta105-21

Group I

TeamPlayedPointsGD
England1026+36
Poland1020+19
Albania10180
Hungary1017+6
Andorra106-16
San Marino100-45

Group J

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Germany1027+32
North Macedonia1018+12
Romania1017+5
Armenia1012-11
Iceland109-6
Liechtenstein101-32

NORTH, CENTRAL AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

Three or four teams will represent Concacaf at Qatar 2022. How it works The top three will qualify for Qatar 2022. The third-placed finishers will go into an intercontinental playoff.

TeamPlayedPointsGD
Canada816+8
USA815+7
Mexico814+4
Panama814+2
Costa Rica89-1
Jamaica87-4
El Salvador86-6
Honduras83-10

OCEANIA

Zero or one team will represent the OFC at Qatar 2022. Qualification will begin next year.

SOUTH AMERICA

Four or five teams will represent CONMEBOL at Qatar 2022. How it works The top four teams will secure World Cup qualification. The fifth-placed finishers will go into an intercontinental playoff.

TablePlayedPointsGD
Brazil1335+23
Argentina1329+14
Ecuador1423+10
Colombia1417-1
Peru1417-5
Chile1416-1
Uruguay1416-7
Bolivia1415-8
Paraguay1413-9
Venezuela147-16