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How to watch the matches of the 2022 World Cup USA

For the first time in the history of the competition, the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in November and December with the participation of Qatar.

The United States is back after missing out on qualifying for the 2018 edition in Russia.

It was the first tournament that the U.S. men’s national team had missed since 1986, but Gregg Berhalter led his team back to the World Championships.

The United States is in Group B alongside Iran, England and Wales, and every match of the tournament is shown live in the United States.

Here’s everything you need to know:

When is the 2022 FIFA World Cup?

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar from November 20 to December 18.

How can I watch the tournament in the United States?

Viewers in the US will be able to watch the World Cup live on the Fox Sports network (FOX and FS1), and matches will also be available in Spanish on Telemundo. The action of the tournament can be streamed via the Fox Sports app, and every match of the tournament is available in ultra-high definition 4K.

The tournament’s opening match between Qatar and Ecuador on Sunday November 20 and the USA’s Group B opening match against Wales will be shown live on FOX.

England v Iran, the second Group B opener, will be broadcast live on FS1.

What is the time difference between Qatar and the United States?

Qatar operates on Arabic Standard Time (AST, UTC+03:00).

In the United States, the time difference is eight hours from Eastern Standard Time (EST, UTC -05:00), nine hours from Central European Standard Time (CST, UTC -06:00), ten hours from Mountain Standard Time (MST, UTC -07:00) and eleven hours to Pacific Standard Time (PST, UTC -08:00).

What time will the matches start

The first two rounds of the group stage will start at 1pm, 4pm, 7pm and 10pm AST (5am, 8am, 11am, 2pm EST).

The final round of fixtures in each group will start simultaneously – these will start at 18:00 AST (10:00 EST) and 22:00 AST (14:00 EST). Knockout rounds also follow these times.

When is the US playing Qatar 2022?

The United States has three group matches in Qatar:

  • Monday, November 21 – USA vs. Wales, 2pm ET on FOX
  • Friday, November 25 – USA vs. England, 2pm ET on FOX
  • Tuesday, November 29 – US vs. Iran, 2pm ET on FOX

If they advance to the round of 16, the United States will play their first knockout match on December 3 (as Group B runners-up) or December 4 (group winners).


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