How to watch the FIFA World Cup online?

Are you looking forward to the FIFA World Cup 2022? It is going to be an amazing event, and I really hope it will be as amazing as the previous world cup events (both for men and women). But, how can you watch the World Cup online? Which is the best place to stream the matches from the World Cup for women on the Internet?

FIFA World Cup 2022 will be arranged for the 22nd time in 2022, and this time it will be Qatar arranging the event. The event will take place between November 20th and December 18th.

The dates are kind of strange as we are normally used to watching the FIFA World Cup in the middle of the summer. But, due to climate and other things influencing the dates, we will now prepare for Christmas by watching the FIFA World Cup on our TV screens, computer monitors and mobile devices. But, how can you watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 online?

Are you eager to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 online?
How to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 online?

How and where to watch the World Cup online?

Further down in the article you can see a list of FIFA World Cup 2022 broadcasters. But, if you just want to find the best solution for how to watch the different matches online, this is what you should do!

Get a VPN subscription which will give you access to the best channels!

A VPN application can be used to change your IP address and to surf encrypted. This is often used when you want to watch live streams on TV channels in other nations, and that is what you can use to access and stream all the matches from the FIFA World Cup online for free. So, get started by buying a VPN subscription to ExpressVPN, the best VPN for unblocking TV channels and streaming sites online.

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Once you have the ExpressVPN subscription, this is what you need to do!

  • Connect to a server in England and watch all the FIFA World Cup matches online at BBC iPlayer.
    BBC has confirmed that they will broadcast all the matches online from the tournament. You need to create a free user at the BBC website to access the live streams, and then you have to open your browser again and you can start watching. If you still get some error message watching BBC iPlayer abroad when using ExpressVPN, follow these instructions.
  • Connect to a server in the Netherlands and watch the matches on NOS/NPO.
    The Dutch channel blocks almost all VPN providers, but ExpressVPN can be used to stream the matches broadcasted on the channel. It is free to stream, and it will give you great value! You can find their website at
  • Connect to a server in Germany and watch the matches on ARD/ZDF.
    Both these channels are free to watch and you can find their websites at and at

These are the three best options if you want to watch all the matches from the Women’s World Cup 2019 online. If you want to watch it on local TV stations in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, or in some other country, you can use ExpressVPN also to unblock TV4 i Sweden, NRK in Norway, DR in Denmark, and also to unblock RAI in Italy and so much more. In other words, ExpressVPN is without a doubt the best solution if you want to watch all the FIFA World Cup matches online!

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Does this work on Android and iOS systems as well?

If you have followed the instructions and have an ExpressVPN subscription, you can watch the FIFA World Cup also on your tablet or phone. It will require you to install the BBC iPlayer application on your Android or iOS device. If you cannot find it in the Google Play Store or in the Apple Store, you can download it manually and install it manually to your Android device from here.

It is a bit harder to fix it for iOS, but you will need to create a new Apple account and register it with an address in the UK. This is completely free, and it is really easy! Once this is done, go to the settings on your Apple device and log in with your new user and use this to access the Apple Store. You will then have access to the UK Apple Store, and thus you can download the BBC iPlayer and watch the FIFA World Cup online on your iPhone or iPad as well!

  • If you need any help, write a comment beneath and we will do our best to help you out!

FIFA World Cup 2022 broadcasters

Here you can see a table presenting some of the TV channels that will broadcast the matches from the FIFA World Cup 2019 online.

DenmarkDR (free)
FranceTF1 (free), Canal+ (pay-tv)
GermanyARD/ZDF (free)
NetherlandsNPO (free)
SwitzerlandSRF (free)
NorwayNRK (free) / TV2 (pay-tv)
ItalyRAI (free) / SkyTV (pay-tv)
SwedenTV4 (pay-tv)
United KingdomBBC (free) / ITV (free)
United StatesFOX (pay-tv) / Telemundo Deportes (pay-tv)

As you can see from the list, there is a sweet mixture of free TV channels broadcasting the event and pay-tv channels. We do not have exact schedules showing which TV channels will broadcast which matches, but there are a couple of TV channels that for sure will treat you better than others if you want to watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup online for free.

FIFA World Cup 2022 groups

There will be a total of 32 teams taking part in the tournament. Below you can see the different nations participating in the tournament and you can also see which groups they are in.

Group AGroup BGroup C
United States
Saudi Arabia
Group DGroup EGroup F
Costa Rica
Group GGroup H
South Korea

FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule

FIFA World Cup group stage schedule

Here you can take a look at the schedule for the group stage of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022.

Group A match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sun, Nov. 20Qatar vs. Ecuador11 a.m.Al Bayt
Mon, Nov. 21Senegal vs. Netherlands11 a.m.Al Thumama
Fri, Nov. 25Qatar vs. Senegal8 a.m.Al Thumama
Fri, Nov. 25Netherlands vs. Ecuador11 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Tues, Nov. 29Netherlands vs. Qatar10 a.m.Al Bayt
Tues, Nov. 29Ecuador vs. Senegal10 a.m.Khalifa Int’l

Group B match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Mon, Nov. 21England vs. Iran8 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Mon, Nov. 21USA vs. Wales2 p.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Fri, Nov. 25Wales vs. Iran5 a.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Fri, Nov. 25England vs. USA2 p.m.Al Bayt
Tues, Nov. 29Wales vs. England2 p.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Tues, Nov. 29Iran vs. USA2 p.m.Al Thumama

Group C match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Tues, Nov. 22Argentina vs. S. Arabia5 a.m.Lusail
Tues, Nov. 22Mexico vs. Poland11 a.m.Stadium 974
Sat, Nov. 26Poland vs. S. Arabia8 a.m.Education City
Sat, Nov. 26Argentina vs. Mexico2 p.m.Lusail
Wed, Nov. 30Poland vs. Argentina2 p.m.Stadium 974
Wed, Nov. 30S. Arabia vs. Mexico2 p.m.Lusail

Group D match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Tue, Nov. 22Denmark vs. Tunisia8 a.m.Education City
Tue, Nov. 22France vs. Australia2 p.m.Al Janoub
Sat, Nov. 26Tunisia vs. Australia5 a.m.Al Janoub
Sat, Nov. 26France vs. Denmark11 a.m.Stadium 974
Wed, Nov. 30Tunisia vs. France10 a.m.Education City
Wed, Nov. 30Australia vs. Denmark10 a.m.Al Janoub

Group E match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23Germany vs. Japan8 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Wed, Nov. 23Spain vs. Costa Rica11 a.m.Al Thumama
Sun, Nov. 27Japan vs. Costa Rica5 a.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27Spain vs. Germany2 p.m.Al Bayt
Thurs, Dec. 1Japan vs. Spain2 p.m.Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1Costa Rica vs. Germany2 p.m.Al Bayt

Group F match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23Morocco vs. Croatia5 a.m.Al Bayt
Wed, Nov. 23Belgium vs. Canada2 p.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27Belgium vs. Morocco8 a.m.Al Thumama
Sun, Nov. 27Croatia vs. Canada11 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1Croatia vs. Belgium10 a.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Thurs, Dec. 1Canada vs. Morocco10 a.m.Al Thumama

Group G match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24Switzerland vs. Cameroon5 a.m.Al Janoub
Thurs, Nov. 24Brazil vs. Serbia2 p.m.Lusail
Mon, Nov. 28Cameroon vs. Serbia5 a.m.Al Janoub
Mon, Nov. 28Brazil vs. Switzerland11 a.m.Stadium 974
Fri, Dec. 2Cameroon vs. Brazil2 p.m.Lusail
Fri, Dec. 2Serbia vs. Switzerland2 p.m.Stadium 974

Group H match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24Uruguay vs. South Korea8 a.m.Education City
Thurs, Nov. 24Portugal vs. Ghana11 a.m.Stadium 974
Mon, Nov. 28South Korea vs. Ghana8 a.m.Education City
Mon, Nov. 28Portugal vs. Uruguay2 p.m.Lusail
Fri, Dec. 2South Korea vs. Portugal10 a.m.Education City
Fri, Dec. 2Ghana vs. Uruguay10 a.m.Al Janoub

World Cup Round of 16

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sat, Dec. 31A vs. 2B10 a.m.Khalifa Int’l
Sat, Dec. 31C vs. 2D2 p.m.Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Dec. 41D vs. 2C10 a.m.Al Thumama
Sun, Dec. 41B vs. 2A2 p.m.Al Bayt
Mon, Dec. 51E vs. 2F10 a.m.Al Janoub
Mon, Dec. 51G vs. 2H2 p.m.Stadium 974
Tues, Dec. 61F vs. 2E10 a.m.Education City
Tues, Dec. 61H vs. 2G2 p.m.Lusail

World Cup Quarterfinals

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Fri, Dec. 9QF1: 1E/2F vs. 1G/2H10 a.m.Education City
Fri, Dec. 9QF2: 1A/2B vs. 1C/2D2 p.m.Lusail
Sat, Dec. 10QF3: 1F/2E vs. 1H/2G10 a.m.Al Thumama
Sat, Dec. 10QF4: 1B/2A vs. 1D/2C2 p.m.Al Bayt

World Cup Semifinals

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Tues, Dec. 13QF2 vs. QF12 p.m.Lusail
Wed, Dec. 14QF4 vs. QF32 p.m.Al Bayt

World Cup 3rd Place

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sat, Dec. 17Semifinal losers10 a.m.Khalifa Int’l

World Cup Final

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Sun, Dec. 18Semifinal winners10 a.m.Lusail

FIFA World Cup 2022 venues

The final will be played at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar. This stadium has a capacity of 80,000 people. Another stadium that will be frequently used is the Khalifa International Stadium which is located in the Doha area. This stadium will be used for the bronze final on December 17th. The opening match of the tournament will be held on November 20th and it will be played between Qatar and Ecuador at the Al Bayt stadium in front of 60,000 spectators.

Other interesting details about the FIFA World Cup 2022

The FIFA World Cup in 2022 will be the last FIFA World Cup for men with only 32 teams participating. From the World Cup in 2026, there will be as many as 46 teams.

Are you ready to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 online?

I hope you have found all the information and instructions in this article useful. Are you looking forward to the World Cup? Which nation will you cheer for? I would love to hear your thoughts!

If you need any help streaming the matches online or just have a technical question or some other matter bugging you, write a comment and I will do my best to help you out!

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