2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
Josip Ilicic scores twice in Slovenia rout of Malta (1:01)
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Croatia go top with 3-0 win over Slovenia

Croatia went top of World Cup qualifying Group H after midfielder Mario Pasalic scored one goal and set up another in a 3-0 win over Slovenia.

Petar Stojanovic scores equalizer for Slovenia (0:55)
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Lovric strikes as Slovenia stun Croatia

Slovenia celebrated a 1-0 home win over their more heralded neighbours Croatia in their opening 2022 World Cup Group H qualifier after Sandi Lovric

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Slovenia boss to step down after Scotland

Slovenia coach Srecko Katanec says he will step down from his job after the team's World Cup qualifier against Scotland on Sunday.

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Bezjak sinks Scotland's playoff hope

Two set-piece goals ended Scotland's World Cup dream following a 2-2 draw in Slovenia after Leigh Griffiths had put them 45 minutes from glory.

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England seal WC place with late Kane goal

England claimed their place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia courtesy of a late Harry Kane goal against Slovenia on Thursday night.

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Kane not at Ronaldo level - Slovenia boss

Slovenia head coach Srecko Katanec believes in-form England striker Harry Kane still has to improve to be considered among the world's top players.

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Germany and England win, Defoe strikes

World champions Germany kept up their perfect record in qualifying with a win in Azerbaijan while Jermain Defoe struck in England's win vs. Lithuania.

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Malta 0-1 Slovenia

Slovenia are up to second in qualifying Group F after Benjamin Verbic's delightful finish just after half-time earned them a 1-0 win in Malta.

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UEFA clears Slovenia betting investment

The report notes that FIFA's ethical rules on betting and integrity of matches relate to "persons," not institutions.

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Hart the hero in England's dismal draw

England were hoping to impress after the weekend's win vs. Malta. Yet they needed Joe Hart at his best to rescue a 0-0 draw vs. Slovenia.

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England draw in Slovenia as Hart stars

England needed a fine display from goalkeeper Joe Hart to scrape a goalless draw away to Slovenia in their 2018 World Cup qualification clash.

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England drop Rooney to bench vs. Slovenia

Wayne Rooney will start as a substitute in England's World Cup qualifier against Slovenia on Tuesday, interim manager Gareth Southgate has announced.

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England's Hart expects test from Slovenia

Joe Hart is expecting a difficult night in Ljubljana after Slovenia provided England's toughest test of Euro 2016 qualification.

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Oblak: Rooney is still England's 'key player'

Rooney has been struggling for form for club and country, having been dropped to the bench at Manchester United, while he was booed for England.

2022 WCQ Standings

Group AGPWDLGDP
Serbia8620+920
Portugal8521+1117
Republic of Ireland8233+39
Luxembourg8305-109
Azerbaijan8017-131
Group BGPWDLGDP
Spain8611+1019
Sweden8503+615
Greece8242010
Georgia8215-67
Kosovo8125-105
Group CGPWDLGDP
Switzerland8530+1318
Italy8440+1116
Northern Ireland8233-19
Bulgaria8224-88
Lithuania8107-153
Group DGPWDLGDP
France8530+1518
Ukraine8260+312
Finland8323011
Bosnia and Herzegovina8143-37
Kazakhstan8035-153
Group EGPWDLGDP
Belgium8620+1920
Wales8431+515
Czech Republic8422+514
Estonia8116-124
Belarus8107-173
Group FGPWDLGDP
Denmark10901+2727
Scotland10721+1023
Israel10514+216
Austria10514+216
Faroe Islands10118-164
Moldova10019-251
Group GGPWDLGDP
Netherlands10721+2523
Turkey10631+1121
Norway10532+718
Montenegro10334-112
Latvia10235-39
Gibraltar100010-390
Group HGPWDLGDP
Croatia10721+1723
Russia10712+1322
Slovakia10352+714
Slovenia10424+114
Cyprus10127-175
Malta10127-215
Group IGPWDLGDP
England10820+3626
Poland10622+1920
Albania10604018
Hungary10523+617
Andorra10208-166
San Marino100010-450
Group JGPWDLGDP
Germany10901+3227
North Macedonia10532+1218
Romania10523+517
Armenia10334-1112
Iceland10235-69
Liechtenstein10019-321

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - UEFA

Goal Difference1
Goals Scored13
Assists11
Goals Conceded12