USMNT World Cup 2022 qualifying: Group, fixtures schedule & everything you need to know

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The U.S. Men's National Team qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, putting to bed any lingering pessimism after their failure to qualify for the 2018 finals in Russia.

This qualification process proved to be a road to redemption for Gregg Berhalter's squad, and their appearance in the 2022 tournament is now secure.

Here, GOAL has everything you need to know about the USMNT's World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign, including group standings, fixture schedule, results and more.

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  1. USMNT World Cup 2022 qualifying group
  2. USMNT World Cup 2022 qualifying fixtures & results
  3. How can I watch USMNT's World Cup qualifying on TV and streaming?
  4. When does World Cup 2022 take place?

USMNT World Cup 2022 qualifying group table

Team

P

W

D

L

GD

Pts

Canada

14

8

4

2

+16

28

Mexico

14

8

4

2

+9

28

USMNT

14

7

4

3

+11

25

Costa Rica

14

7

4

3

+5

25

Panama (E)

14

6

3

5

-2

21

Jamaica (E)

14

2

5

7

-10

11

El Salvador (E)

14

2

4

8

-10

10

Honduras (E)

14

0

4

10

-19

4

The USMNT played their qualification games through the Octagonal system, which consisted of eight CONCACAF teams ranked from one to five based on their FIFA rankings as of July 2020, plus the three winners of the second round qualifying stage.

The teams played against each other in a home-and-away round-robin format, with each side playing 14 matches. Canada, Mexico and the U.S. qualified for the 2022 World Cup, while Costa Rica finished fourth to progress to the inter-confederation play-off fixture.

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USMNT World Cup 2022 qualifying fixtures & results

DateMatchKick-off (ET)TV channel
Sept 2El Salvador 0-0 USMNT10pmParamount+
Sept 5USMNT 1-1 Canada8pmFox Sports 1 USA
Sept 8Honduras 1-4 USMNT10:30pmParamount+
Oct 7USMNT 2-0 Jamaica7:30pmESPN2, ESPN+
Oct 10Panama 1-0 USMNT6pmUNIVERSO
Oct 13USMNT 2-1 Costa Rica7pmESPN2
Nov 12USMNT 2-0 Mexico9:10pmESPN2
Nov 16Jamaica 1-1 USMNT7:30pmParamount+
Jan 27USMNT 1-0 El Salvador7pmESPN2
Jan 30Canada 2-0 USMNT7pmParamount+
Feb 2USMNT 3-0 Honduras5pmTBC
Mar 24Mexico 0-0 USMNT10:30pmTBC
Mar 27USMNT 4-0 Panama7pmTBC
Mar 30Costa Rica 2-0USMNT9:05pmTBC

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When does World Cup 2022 take place?

The 2022 World Cup will be held during the winter in Qatar, the first time that the competition will not be staged during the summer months.

The 2022 edition will be held from November 21, 2022 until December 18, 2022.

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The decision to hold the next World Cup during November and December instead of June and July, as is tradition, is due to the extremely hot summer temperatures in host nation Qatar.

It will mark the first time that the World Cup is held in the Middle East.

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