It’s been four years since France lifted the World Cup trophy. And it’s almost the FIFA World Cup again, starting on Sunday, 20 November 2022, in Qatar. In this episode, let’s check out France’s World Cup schedule in 2022 and mark your calendar.
Despite a concerning performance in the Nations League last June, France will be the hot favorite to defend their title. Led by Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema in his best form, France could go deep into the tournament.
The world champions got two familiar foes in their Group from the Russia World Cup and could collide again with Argentina in Round 16.
France’s FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule
France will play in Group D in the FIFA World Cup 2022. They will meet familiar foes in the Group Stage and rematch with the 2018 group-stage opponents Denmark and Australia, alongside Tunisia.
Fixtures, Start Times, and Venues
France will take on Australia in their World Cup Opener on 22nd November. Then, they will face Denmark in The Match of Group D. The defending champions will see off the group stage with a game against Tunisia.
*All times are in GMT
|France vs. Australia||Tuesday, 22 November||7:00 pm||Al Janoub|
|France vs. Denmark||Saturday, 26 November||4:00 pm||Stadium 974|
|France vs. Tunisia||Wednesday, 30 November||3:00 pm||Al Janoub|
Every team will play against each other once in the same group, and the top two teams will qualify for Round 16.
Who could be France’s Round of 16 Opponent?
Group D will match up with Group C for the Round of 16. So, France’s Round-of-16 opponent could be Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, or Poland.
- D1 vs. C2
- C1 vs. D2
Live Stream FIFA World Cup Online Free – Countries and Channel Overview
You can watch the FIFA World Cup live on Fox Sports in the United States. FOX and FS1 will split the matches to broadcast live. Moreover, the Fox Sports app, fuboTV, and Sling TV offer live streaming services.
The French fans can watch their matches live on TF1 and beIN Sports.
Fans in the UK can watch the tournament via BBC and ITV. Again, they will divide the fixtures to telecast live. BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub will provide the live streaming opportunity.
Here’s how you can watch the Qatar World Cup matches from anywhere.
|Australia||SBS-On Demand||Free||Free Signup is Required at the SBS site + VPN|
|France||TF1||Free||Only 28 World Cup Matches Are Available. Use VPN to Unlock|
|Germany||ZDF & ARD||Free||No Signup Required + VPN|
|India||Viacom 18||Free||No Signup is Needed + Use VPN to Unlock Outside of India|
|Italy||Raiplay.it||Free||Free Signup Required at Raiplay Site + VPN|
|Luxembourg||RTL||Free||No Signup Needed + VPN|
|Russia||MatchTV||Free||No Signup Needed + VPN|
|Switzerland||Play-Suisse||Free||Free Signup Required at Play-Suisse Site + VPN|
|United Kingdom||BBC iPlayer & ITV HUB||Free||Free Signup Required + VPN|
|United States||Fox Sports||Premium 25$ a Month||Subscription needed. Available via Cable, Sling TV, Fubo TV, and YouTube TV|
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