The 12 nations have learned their paths to Qatar after the play-off semi-final and finals draws.
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Scotland-Ukraine, Wales-Austria, Portugal-Turkey and Italy-North Macedonia are among the play-off semi-final ties after 12 nations found out their route to the 2022 FIFA World Cup during the draw in Zurich, Switzerland.
Wales could host Scotland in the play-off finals after both were drawn into Path A, while European champions Italy face a trip to Portugal or Turkey in the Path C decider if they can overcome North Macedonia.Play-off fixtures
Draw in full
Semi-finals – Thursday 24 March 2022
Finals – Tuesday 29 March 2022
Wales / Austria vs Scotland / Ukraine (20:45 CET)
Russia / Poland vs Sweden / Czech Republic (20:45 CET)
Portugal / Turkey vs Italy / North Macedonia (20:45 CET)
2022 FIFA World Cup
The 22nd finals in Qatar will be the first World Cup not held in May, June or July; the tournament is instead scheduled for a reduced timeframe between 21 November and 18 December. The final draw is expected to be held in April 2022.