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2022 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

The South American section of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification will act as qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar, for national teams which are members of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL). A total of 4.5 slots (4 direct slots and 1 inter-confederation play-off slot) in the final tournament are available for CONMEBOL teams.[1]

2022 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)
Tournament details
Dates23 March 2020 – 16 November 2021
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
2018
2026

FormatEdit

On 24 January 2019, the CONMEBOL Council decided to maintain the same qualification structure used for the previous six tournaments.[2] The ten teams will play in a league of home-and-away round-robin matches.

The fixtures will be determined by a draw which will be held on 3 December 2019.[3]

ScheduleEdit

The qualifying matches are played on dates that fall within the FIFA International Match Calendar.[2][3] There will be a total of 18 matchdays: eight in 2020 and ten in 2021.[4]

2020
Matchday FIFA International Dates
Matchday 1 23–31 March 2020
Matchday 2
Matchday 3 31 August–8 September 2020
Matchday 4
Matchday 5 5–13 October 2020
Matchday 6
Matchday 7 9–17 November 2020
Matchday 8
2021
Matchday FIFA International Dates
Matchday 9 22–30 March 2021
Matchday 10
Matchday 11 31 May–8 June 2021
Matchday 12
Matchday 13 30 August–7 September 2021
Matchday 14
Matchday 15 4–12 October 2021
Matchday 16
Matchday 17 8–16 November 2021
Matchday 18

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification to 2022 FIFA World Cup
2   Bolivia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to inter-confederation play-offs
6   Ecuador 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7   Paraguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8   Peru 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9   Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10   Venezuela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 23 March 2020. Source: FIFA

Inter-confederation play-offsEdit

The inter-confederation play-offs will be determined by another draw to be held at a later date. They are scheduled to be played in March 2022.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Current allocation of FIFA World Cup™ confederation slots maintained". FIFA.com. 30 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Clasificatorio sudamericano al Mundial de Qatar arrancará en marzo del 2020" (in Spanish). Conmebol.com. 24 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Eliminatorias sudamericanas 2022: cuándo empiezan, fechas y partidos". Goal.com. September 2019.
  4. ^ "Clasificatorio de selecciones CONMEBOL al Mundial de Qatar arranca en marzo del 2020" (in Spanish). Conmebol.com. 18 May 2019.

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