2022 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group F

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group F is one of the ten UEFA groups in the World Cup qualification tournament to decide which teams will qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals tournament in Qatar.[1] Group F consists of six teams: Austria, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Israel, Moldova and Scotland.[2] The teams play against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format.[3]

The group winner will qualify directly for the World Cup finals, while the runner-up will advance to the second round (play-offs).

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Denmark 3 3 0 0 14 0 +14 9 Qualification to 2022 FIFA World Cup 1 Sep 7 Sep 12 Oct 12 Nov 8–0
2   Scotland 3 1 2 0 7 3 +4 5 Advance to second round 15 Nov 9 Oct 2–2 4–0 4 Sep
3   Israel 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 4 0–2 1–1 4 Sep 15 Nov 12 Oct
4   Austria 3 1 1 1 5 7 −2 4 0–4 7 Sep 12 Nov 3–1 15 Nov
5   Faroe Islands 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1 4 Sep 12 Oct 1 Sep 9 Oct 7 Sep
6   Moldova 3 0 1 2 2 13 −11 1 9 Oct 12 Nov 1–4 1 Sep 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 31 March 2021. Source: FIFA, UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

The fixture list was confirmed by UEFA on 8 December 2020, the day following the draw.[4][5][6] Times are CET/CEST,[note 1] as listed by UEFA (local times, if different, are in parentheses).

Israel  0–2  Denmark
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Moldova  1–1  Faroe Islands
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Scotland  2–2  Austria
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Denmark  8–0  Moldova
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Austria  3–1  Faroe Islands
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Israel  1–1  Scotland
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Austria  0–4  Denmark
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Moldova  1–4  Israel
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Scotland  4–0  Faroe Islands
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Denmark  v  Scotland
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Faroe Islands  v  Israel
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Moldova  v  Austria
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Faroe Islands  v  Denmark
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Israel  v  Austria
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Scotland  v  Moldova
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Austria  v  Scotland
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Denmark  v  Israel
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Faroe Islands  v  Moldova
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Scotland  v  Israel
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Faroe Islands  v  Austria
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Moldova  v  Denmark
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Denmark  v  Austria
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Faroe Islands  v  Scotland
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Israel  v  Moldova
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Austria  v  Israel
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Denmark  v  Faroe Islands
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Moldova  v  Scotland
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Austria  v  Moldova
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Israel  v  Faroe Islands
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Scotland  v  Denmark
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GoalscorersEdit

There have been 35 goals scored in 9 matches, for an average of 3.89 goals per match (as of 31 March 2021).

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

DisciplineEdit

A player is automatically suspended for the next match for the following offences:[19]

  • Receiving a red card (red card suspensions may be extended for serious offences)
  • Receiving two yellow cards in two different matches (yellow card suspensions are carried forward to the play-offs, but not the finals or any other future international matches)

The following suspensions were (or will be) served during the qualifying matches:

Team Player Offence(s) Suspended for match(es)
  Austria Florian Grillitsch   vs Scotland (25 March 2021)
  vs Faroe Islands (28 March 2021)
vs Denmark (31 March 2021)
  Moldova Igor Armaș   vs Faore Islands (25 March 2021)
  vs Israel (31 March 2021)
vs Austria (1 September 2021)
Vadim Raţă
Cătălin Carp   vs Denmark (28 March 2021)
  vs Israel (31 March 2021)
Ion Nicolaescu   vs Israel (31 March 2021)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ CET (UTC+1) for matches until 27 March and from 31 October (matchday 1 and 9–10), and CEST (UTC+2) for matches from 28 March to 30 October 2021 (matchday 2–8).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, the match was played behind closed doors.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UEFA preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup 2022: Draw procedures" (PDF). FIFA. 22 October 2020. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  2. ^ "FIFA World Cup Preliminary Competition – Draw Results" (PDF). UEFA. 7 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  3. ^ "UEFA preliminary competition format for the FIFA World Cup 2022" (PDF). FIFA. 4 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  4. ^ "European Qualifiers for 2022 World Cup: all the fixtures". UEFA. 9 December 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Fixture List – European Qualifiers 2020–2022: FIFA World Cup Preliminary Competition" (PDF). UEFA. 8 December 2020. Retrieved 8 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Fixture List by Group – European Qualifiers 2020–2022: FIFA World Cup Preliminary Competition" (PDF). UEFA. 8 December 2020. Retrieved 8 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Israel vs. Denmark". Union of European Football Associations. 25 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  8. ^ The Israeli authorities have allowed the attendance of audiences at football matches (up to 5,000 seats), thanks to over 50% of Israel's population who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by then.
  9. ^ "Moldova vs. Faroe Islands". Union of European Football Associations. 25 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  10. ^ "Scotland vs. Austria". Union of European Football Associations. 25 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  11. ^ "Denmark vs. Moldova". Union of European Football Associations. 28 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  12. ^ "Austria vs. Faroe Islands". Union of European Football Associations. 28 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  13. ^ "Israel vs. Scotland". Union of European Football Associations. 28 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  14. ^ The Israeli authorities have allowed the attendance of audiences at football matches (up to 5,000 seats), thanks to over 50% of Israel's population who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by then.
  15. ^ "Austria vs. Denmark". Union of European Football Associations. 31 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  16. ^ "Moldova vs. Israel". Union of European Football Associations. 31 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  17. ^ "Scotland vs. Faroe Islands". Union of European Football Associations. 31 March 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  18. ^ a b c d e https://www.fsf.fo/landslidini/menn/a-landslidid/dystarskrain-2021/
  19. ^ "Regulations FIFA World Cup 2022 Preliminary Competition" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.

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