You might know that the 2022 FIFA World Cup began on Sunday, December 18 with 32 teams competing to reach the final. Meanwhile, in this week some other countries will be packing their bags and going home from Qatar after failing to fulfill their ultimate dream.
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 began with a group stage and by the end of the field the field was halved, with only 16 teams making it to the knockout rounds, which will be explained in detail below.
Group stage: Sun, Nov. 20 – Fri, Dec. 2
Round of 16: Sat, Dec. 3 – Tue, Dec. 6
Quarterfinals: Fri, Dec. 9 – Sat, Dec. 10
Semifinals: Tue, Dec. 13 – Wed, Dec. 14
Final: Sun, Dec. 18
With so many nations involved, Sportspedia360 will be tracking the teams as they kick off the World Cup in Qatar.
Teams out of the World Cup: Every nation eliminated
Qatar’s soccer team was first eliminated and then followed by Canada as both failed to pick up a point in their first two matches of the group stage. A total of 16 teams were eliminated in the FIFA World Cup 2022 after the group stage and the remaining eight teams will be eliminated in the Round of 16.
The groups finished their games between Tuesday, November 29 and Friday, December 2 and the Round of 16 is already underway from December 3 to 6:
The table given below will be updated from time to time, so you can check Sportspedia360 by coming again. The most recently eliminated team will be on top.
|Nation||FIFA Ranking||Date Eliminated||Stage Eliminated||How Eliminated|
|Australia||38||Dec. 3||Rd of 16||Loss vs. Argentina|
|USA||16||Dec. 3||Rd of 16||Loss vs. Netherlands|
|Serbia||21||Dec. 2||Groups||Loss vs. Switzerland|
|Cameroon||43||Dec. 2||Groups||Switzerland win vs. Serbia|
|Uruguay||14||Dec. 2||Groups||Goals scored tiebreaker|
|Ghana||61||Dec. 2||Groups||Loss vs. Uruguay|
|Germany||11||Dec. 1||Groups||Goal difference tiebreaker|
|Costa Rica||31||Dec. 1||Groups||Loss vs. Germany|
|Belgium||2||Dec. 1||Groups||Draw vs. Croatia|
|Mexico||13||Nov. 30||Groups||Goal difference tiebreaker|
|Saudi Arabia||51||Nov. 30||Groups||Loss vs. Mexico|
|Tunisia||30||Nov. 30||Groups||Win by Australia vs. Denmark|
|Denmark||10||Nov. 30||Groups||Loss vs. Australia|
|Iran||20||Nov. 29||Groups||Loss vs. USA|
|Wales||19||Nov. 29||Groups||Loss vs. England|
|Ecuador||44||Nov. 29||Groups||Loss vs. Senegal|
|Canada||41||Nov. 27||Groups||Loss vs. Croatia AND Morocco win vs. Belgium|