Qatar World Cup 2022 Broadcast Schedule Fox Sports Reveals
Fox Sports will broadcast the 2022 World Cup from the U.S. It has also set the schedule for 64 matches between November 21st and December 18.
Because the usual mid-summer berth in the region would make it unworkable for the host country of Qatar, the quadrennial tournament will be held at the end the year. Due to the scorching desert heat, the Persian Gulf state of wealth has already had to build new stadiums with retractable roofs.
All of the Qatar World Cup live Stream will be broadcast on the Fox Sports application. 34 of the 35 matches will be broadcast on the main network at 10 a.m. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET broadcast windows. (For complete schedule, click HERE.
Recently, the U.S. Men’s National Team qualified for its first appearance at the World Cup since 2014. The team will be playing three other teams in the group stage. These games will air at 2 p.m. on the opening day of the tournament, November 21. They will face either Scotland, Wales, or Ukraine on that day.
The eagerly awaited rematch between England and the U.S. will take place the day after Thanksgiving (aka Black Friday), on November 25. They have already met twice in World Cup play. The last meeting in 2010 ended in a 1-1 draw.
Thanksgiving Day will be a special football-football day, featuring Brazil-Serbia, Portugal-Ghana, Uruguay-Korea and Portugal-Ghana matchups. This will lead into Fox’s NFL coverage. In the weeks leading up to Fox’s Super Bowl telecast next February, sports will be blended.
“It’s fitting that this tournament will be held during the holiday season because it was a gift soccer fan everywhere, highlighted by USMNT’s return, an epic rematch against England, along with so many storied matchups in the group stage,” stated David Neal (executive producer Fox’s World Cup coverage, Fox Sports VP of production).
Fox will broadcast 226 hours of live first-run programming about the tournament. Fox will also broadcast nearly 100 hours worth of studio shows on linear television in addition to the game coverage.
The World Cup Final will take place at 10 a.m. ET on Sunday, December 18.