With four games being played every day, it can be difficult to keep a track of all that is happening in the mega event.
We are into the last group stage matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022, and many big moments have already unfolded. It is safe to say that the World Cup has exceeded expectations, and we will hope to experience many more in subsequent games. Upsets and goals aplenty have occurred, and we are only at the end of the group stage before the Round of 16 begins as a few nations have qualified and the fixtures are revealed.
Many elite teams have suffered their first defeats at the hands of underdogs, and this World Cup foreshadows more upsets to come as the event progresses. There are numerous nations aiming for a position in the knockout stage, but only a few have advanced to the round of 16. And it will come as no surprise if more dark horses advance to the knockout stage than major nations this time.
The tournament is gradually taking shape, with many players displaying their vintage versions, and the fight for the golden boot, young players award, player of the tournament, and goalkeeper of the competition has begun. And with that, we mention the nations who have qualified for the Round of 16 and the fixtures of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Teams that have qualified for FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 Stage (Knockouts)
Netherlands – Qualified as group winners
Senegal – Qualified
Ecuador – Eliminated
Qatar – Eliminated
England – Qualified as group winners
USA – Qualified
Iran – Eliminated
Wales – Eliminated
Argentina – Qualified as group winners
Poland – Qualified
Mexico – Elmininated
Saudi Arabia – Eliminated
France – Qualified as group winners
Australia – Qualified
Tunisia – Eliminated
Denmark – Eliminated
Japan – Qualified as group winners
Spain – Qualified
Germany – Eliminated
Costa Rica – Eliminated
Morocco – Qualified as group winners
Croatia – Qualified
Belgium – Eliminated
Canada – Eliminated
Brazil – Qualified as group winners
Switzerland – Qualified
Cameroon – Eliminated
Serbia – Eliminated
Portugal – Qualified as group winners
South Korea – Qualified
Uruguay – Eliminated
Ghana – Eliminated
**This article was last updated on 2 December, 2022.