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Everything You Need to Know to Watch the 2022 World Cup

Dec 2, 2022, 2:32 PM | Updated: Dec 5, 2022, 10:01 am
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Bringing countries together for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Every four years, the World Cup brings millions of viewers together to watch from around the globe. This historic event, being held for the first time this year in the Middle East in Qatar, is already about halfway through at the time of this writing. Several games are still on the dock, with the final 16 still to be determined.

Keep reading for frequently asked questions about the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, including where you can watch the games, when the final match is, and more.  

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Where can I watch the World Cup? 

To watch the games from the comfort of your home, Fox and Fox Sports 1 (FS1) has a livestream online. You can also stream the games from your Roku or smart device with a Peacock subscription on NBC Sports. Or, watch the games on Telemundo in Spanish. You can also watch replays for free on Tubi.

If you want to watch it in person, you can search for “local bars to watch the world cup” to find places that are streaming it. Look out for the icon “Showing the World Cup” in Google’s search results and call them to see if they’re open outside of regular hours before you head in.

Watching it with others is a great way to meet new people and share camaraderie. It can be more exciting with a group of people to share the experience with! 

When is the World Cup final? 

The final game will take place on December 18th at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar. It starts at 8am Mountain Time. 

What is the World Cup schedule? 

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Find the full match schedule and stay up to date on each team’s progression from Fifa, the international governing body of association football. 

The Round of 16 is scheduled from December 3-6, Quarter Finals are from December 9-10, and Semi-Finals are from December 13-14. The 3rd Place and Final Match games will run on December 17 and 18. 

Where will the World Cup be played? 

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8 stadiums were built in Qatar to host the matches. They are: 

  • Al Bayt Stadium – Host of the Opening Match of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
  • Lusail Stadium – Host of the Final Match of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
  • Al-Thumama Stadium 
  • Al Janoub Stadium
  • Education City Stadium
  • Khalifa International Stadium
  • Stadium 974
  • Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium

Which World Cup teams have advanced? 

Stay updated as teams progress and see a full breakdown of World Cup scores by bookmarking this article from the Washington Post. 

Where can I get live updates? 

Search “World Cup” on Twitter for fresh takes, or bookmark this live update stream from CNN to read about highlights and learn more about the games, players, stats, and other facts. And of course you can find coverage here on KSL Sports.

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