World Cup Group Stage Betting Tips | Who’ll Reach the Top?

General Schedule

A total of four matches will be played each day during the group stages, with the first one at 13:00, second at 16:00, third at 19:00, and the last one at 22:00 – all local time. This timing will, however, hold only for the first two rounds. The final round of the group stage will have two kick-off timings: 18:00 and 22:00, with matches of same group to be played simultaneously. The 18:00 and 22:00 kick-off timing would hold for the entirety of the knockout stages as well.

The third-place match has been scheduled for December 17 and will be played at the Khalifa International Stadium. The tournament will conclude with the final on December 18. It will be played at the Lusail Iconic Stadium, which has the capacity for a whopping 80,000 spectators. Both these matches will commence at 18:00 local time.

While the eight groups have yet to be assigned teams, they have already been assigned stadiums. Thus, Groups A, B, E, F’s matches will be played at Al Bayt Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium and Ahmed bin Ali Stadium. On the other hand, Groups C, D, G, H’s matches will be staged at Lusail Iconic Stadium, Stadium 974, Education City Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium.