Qatar 2022 World Cup: Italy and Portugal were in the same group of the Playoffs by Qualifiers and only one will be able to qualify

In the event it was defined that Portugal from Cristiano Ronaldo and Italy they stayed in the Key C of the European repechage. This means that if they win their first matches, both teams will face each other to achieve the coveted World Cup qualification. Qatar 2022 World Cup

Primeo Portugal will have to face Turkey at home, while Italy will do the same against North Macedonia. The winners of each key will have to face each other to get the World Cup ticket, since only three of the total of twelve teams that will compete will qualify.

The semifinal matches are scheduled to be played between March 24 and 25, 2022 and the three finals will take place on March 28 and 29 in the absence of any changes.


Key A

Scotland vs. Ukraine

Wales vs. Austria

Key B

Russia vs. Poland

Sweden vs. Czech Republic

Key C

Italy vs. North macedonia

Portugal vs. Turkey


The playoffs in Europe will not be the same as in the last round. Four years ago, only one place was played between two teams to define the qualifier. Now the format has changed. For the next World Cup, the EUFA determined that the ten teams that are in second place in their groups, plus two teams chosen from the 2021-21 UEFA Nations League ranking, will play a separate “tournament” that will be the repechage.

Source: Infobae

Shubham Bangwal

Shubham Bangwal Senior Journalist at People News Chronicle whose Special interest is in Politics, Crime, Entertainment and Technology news.

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