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Soccer World Cup 2022: Qatar 2022 World Cup Play-off: how it works, teams and dates

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Soccer World Cup 2022: Qatar 2022 World Cup Play-off: how it works, teams and dates

Of 12 teams that will play the play-off, only three will qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup

A player from Ireland during World Cup qualifyingMARK MARLOWEFE

After what Portugal or Italy have not achieved the classification direct to him Qatar World Cup 2022 there are many fans who have their eyes set on the repechage.

How the World Cup play-off works

The repechage for the 2022 World Cup the play the 10 teams that have been in second place of your qualifying group plus two other selections chosen from the 2020-2022 UEFA Nations League rankings.

It will be played in a life or death format. There will be a first phase with six semi-finals and then a phase with three finals from which they will come three teams with a place for the World Cup.

In this way, 12 teams that will play the repechage, only three will qualify for the World Cup in Qatar.

Which teams play the World Cup play-off

They will dispute the repechage Portugal, Sweden, Italy , Welsh, Scotland, Russia, Poland and North macedonia, Czech Republic and Austria.

In the absence of knowing how groups D (Finland or Ukraine) and G (Netherlands, Turkey or Norway) end.

Play-off dates

The raffle to find out the playoff pairings World Cup will be the next November 26 in Zurich.

While the games will be played in the month of March. The March 24 and 25, 2022 will take place the six semifinals and the March 28 and 29 will be the finals.



Reference from elmundo