Have a look at the path leading to the finals of the Fifa World Cup 2022. FIFA+ examines how the knockout round of the competition will proceed.

Teams reaching the Quarterfinal are:

  • Argentina, England, France, and the Netherlands.
  • The intriguing last-16 matches include those between Japan and Croatia and Morocco and Spain.
  • View potential routes to the outcome for each remaining side.

The quarterfinals have been reached by Argentina, England, France, and the Netherlands. At the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Brazil, Croatia, Japan, Korea Republic, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland will compete to join them in the final eight.

Last 16

Match 53 – Monday, 5 December Japan v Croatia

54 – Monday, 5 December Brazil v Korea Republic

Match 55 – Tuesday, 6 December Morocco v Spain

56 – Tuesday, 6 December Portugal v Switzerland


Match 57 – Friday, 9 December Netherlands v Argentina

Match 58 – Friday, 9 December Japan or Croatia v Brazil or Korea Republic

59 – Saturday, 10 December England v France

60 – Saturday, 10 December Morocco or Spain v Portugal or Switzerland


Match 61 – Tuesday, 13 December Winners Match 57 v Winners Match 58

Match 62 – Wednesday, 14 December Winners Match 59 v Winners Match 60

Third-place play-off

Match 63 – Saturday, 17 December Losers Match 61 v Losers Match 62

Path for Final

Match 64 – Sunday, 18 December Winners Match 61 v Winners Match 62


Quarter-final opponents the Netherlands

World Cup record

Quarter-final ties: Won 3, lost 4 Semi-final ties: 6 wins, 3 losses

Moreover, the player who scores the most goals in Qatar 2022 will receive the Golden Boot trophy. In a tie between two players, the one with the most assists will prevail. However, if there are still two or more players the one who has played the fewest minutes will win.