The Sports Mole brings together all the teams that have qualified so far for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
World Cup 2022 in Qatar Now less than eight months away, the current international break will determine most of the remaining places in qualifying around the world.
Nineteen teams have already booked their seats on the plane to Qatar, although the four-time winners and current European champions Italy are conspicuously absent, failing to qualify for the second time in a row.
There are still 13 places to win in the coming months, while the group stage draw will take place on April 1st, with teams that qualified at that stage learning what to expect this winter.
here, sports mole It looks at the teams that have already qualified for the biggest soccer tournament in the world.
qualified: Germanyand the Denmarkand the Franceand the Belgiumand the Croatiaand the Spainand the Serbiaand the Englandand the Switzerlandand the Dutch
Germany She became the first non-host Qatar to qualify for the World Cup on October 11, followed the next day by the semi-finalists of the European Championship 2020. Denmark†
Defend the heroes France They confirmed that they would defend their title in the next international match, the month in which the remaining seven teams sealed their tickets.
The number one ranked team in the world Belgium I did it on the same day as France the next day Croatiaand the Spain and the Serbia secure their place.
2nd place in the European Championship 2020 England Then they sealed their ticket as Group 1 winners, on the same day Switzerland and the Dutch They also took the lead in their groups.
You may still be eligible: Scotland, Ukraine, Wales, Poland, Sweden, Portugal, North Macedonia
qualified: Braziland the Argentinaand the Ecuadorand the Uruguay
The four qualifiers have already been automatically determined in South America, with five-time winners Brazil The first to reserve his seat on November 11.
Lionel Messi‘s Argentina It followed five days later, but the other two automated venues were not determined until Thursday.
Ecuador They have qualified for only the fourth time in their history – the lowest in any of the confirmed qualifiers so far with the exception of Qatar – despite losing to Paraguay, while the two-time winners Uruguay Beat Peru to finish in the top four and dominate opponents at their best in a playoff match.
You may still be eligible: Peru, Colombia, Chile
qualified: Qatar, Iranand the South Koreaand the Japanand the Kingdom Saudi Arabia
as host, Qatar It has qualified for the World Cup final for the first time by default – and is one of five AFC teams that have already secured their place in the tournament.
Iran They will appear for the third consecutive time in the World Cup Final after qualifying on January 27, and they are soon joined by their Group A teammate. South Korea Where the man runs his group.
The two places in Group Two were confirmed only on Thursday when Japan and the Kingdom Saudi Arabia Securing automatic qualification points at Australia’s expense.
You may still be eligible: United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Lebanon, Australia
qualified: no one
No African country has yet qualified for the World Cup, but that will change on Tuesday when the return leg of five matches takes place.
Things are meticulously balanced across all links in the midstream stage; Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia are 1-0 ahead of Senegal, Cameroon and Mali respectively, while Ghana and Nigeria tied 0-0 in their first leg, and the Democratic Republic of Congo and Morocco 1-1.
You may still be eligible: Egypt, Senegal, Algeria, Cameroon, Tunisia, Mali, Ghana, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Morocco
qualified: no one
Canada missed an automatic qualification opportunity earlier this week, although at least they are assured of an extension spot and will have to claim one of three automatic spots at CONCACAF next week.
They are followed by the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama by just four points with two qualifying matches.
You may still be eligible: Canada, USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
qualified: no one
Oceania is not guaranteed places at the World Cup, as the winner of their league will play an Intercontinental playoff against the fourth-placed CONCACAF team.
Oceania qualifiers have now qualified for the semi-finals, with the Solomon Islands facing Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and Tahiti.
You may still be eligible: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Tahiti
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