2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
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26dESPN

Mbappe, Lewy not keen on biennial World Cup

PSG's Kylian Mbappe and Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski have said they are not keen on FIFA's plan to hold the World Cup every two years.

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37dReuters

Nations League: England get Germany, Italy

England were handed a tough draw for the 2022-23 UEFA Nations League after they were grouped alongside Italy and Germany in the draw.

Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema score to give France the win (1:41)
67d
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67dReuters

Mbappe, Benzema ease France past Finland

Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe were on target again as France completed their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win at Finland on Tuesday.

France punches World Cup ticket with 8-0 rout (2:16)
70d
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70dReuters

Mbappe nets four as France book WC place

Holders France reached the 2022 World Cup finals with a match to spare after four goals from Kylian Mbappe helped them to an 8-0 rout of Kazakhstan.

Kylian Mbappe nets a first-half hat trick for France (1:13)
70d
Paul Pogba limps out of France training after wayward shot (0:56)
74d
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87dAdriana Garcia

Hernandez avoids jail time for defying court order

Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez will not be going to prison in Spain after a court upheld his appeal against a six-month sentence.

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94dReuters

Benzema on trial in France over sex tape case

France and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema went on trial in absentia on Wednesday, charged with complicity in attempted blackmail.

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95dJulien Laurens

Karim Benzema is Real Madrid's MVP

Karim Benzema is one of a few elite stars who's improving with age. He talks to ESPN about life in Madrid, the Clasico and what motivates him at 33.

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101dReuters

Lucas Hernandez given 6-month prison sentence

Defender Lucas Hernandez has been sentenced to six months in prison for disobeying a restraining order after a conviction of domestic violence.

France wins Nations League with a controversial goal (1:41)
104d

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 Difference15
Goals Scored18
Assists13
Goals Conceded3