Spain to discover 2022 FIFA World Cup opponents

The group stage draw for the 2022 World Cup takes place on Friday 1 April.

The pots have been confirmed for the draw, which takes place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center at 6 pm CEST.

For the draw, the 32 teams will be divided into four pots numbered 1 to 4, in descending order based on FIFA’s Men’s World ranking as of 31 March 2022.

Spain are in Pot 1 alongside Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, England, France, Portugal and Qatar.

Who has qualified in Europe?

Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland have all qualified for this year’s World Cup.

Scotland, Ukraine and Wales can still qualify. Wales will face the winner of Scotland and Ukraine in the remaining playoff final, which has been postponed until June because of the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war.

Twelve of Europe’s 13 World Cup spots have been filled. 

Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Serbia, Spain and Switzerland all qualified as winners of their respective groups.

Poland and Portugal progressed earlier this week via the UEFA playoffs.

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