Fifa World Cup 2022 Groups

World Cup 2022 Group D: Match Schedule, Times & Live Score

World Cup Group D

In Group D, Australia will look to improve on their performance this time around, having qualified for the tournament on six different occasions. The group’s second team from the African continent will be looking to carve out a niche for themselves in the grand final. France and Denmark will once again lock horns to share the spoils in the 2022 UEFA Nations League. For Les Bleus, their 2018 success in the tournament will provide much-needed momentum. They will enter the tournament in November 2022 as defending champions and clear group-stage underdogs.

When And Where Will The World Cup 2022

The quadrennial international men’s football tournament will be held in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022. This is the first time that an Arab country has hosted the world’s prestigious football competition.

World Cup 2022 Group D: Schedule Of Matches

DATE FIXTURES STADIUM TIME
Tue, 22nd November Denmark vs Tunisia Education City 2:00 pm
Tue, 22nd November France vs Australia Al Janoub 8:00 pm
Sat, 26th November Tunisia vs Australia Al Janoub 11:00 am
Sat, 26th November France vs Denmark Stadium 974 5:00 pm
Wed, 30th November Australia vs Denmark Al Janoub 4:00 pm
Wed, 30th November Tunisia vs France Education City 4:00 pm

World Cup Group D teams

France

Les Bleus, as they are fondly called, will be hoping to retain the trophy they won in Russia in 2018 as they hope to become the first team to achieve back-to-back World Cup success. Also, France will be looking to avoid a repeat of their shock exit in the 2002 campaign in Korea/Japan, where they failed to scale the group stage despite starting as defending champions. The two-time World Cup champions will rely on their star-studded squad to turn the tide on any day, any time.

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 4 (August 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 2nd (UEFA)
  • World Cup titles: 2
  • World Cup appearances (last): 15 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: UEFA Group D winners: 5W-0L-3D
  • Coach: Didier Deschamps (France) since July, 2012
  • Key players: Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain / France), Paul Pogba (Juventus / Italy), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid / Spain)

Australia

The Socceroos will hope to duplicate their global achievement of winning the Cricket World Cup by bringing that success to the football stage when they make their sixth FIFA World Cup appearance. If they are to have any chance of winning the prestigious title, they will need to surpass their 2006 achievement, when they were beaten by Italy in the second round.

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 39 (August 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 4th (AFC)
  • World Cup appearances (last): 5 (Russia 2018)
  • Coach: Graham Arnold (Australia) since July 2018
  • Key players: Mat Ryan (Copenhagen / Denmark), Tom Rogic (West Brom / England), Trent Sainsbury (Al Wakrah / Qatar)

Denmark

Christian Eriksen’s remarkable return to the world of football after his ordeal at the 2020 European Championship, which will be played in 2021 due to COVID-19, has proved crucial for the Danish team. The revived Manchester United talisman will help his national team surpass their 1998 World Cup quarter-final achievement. The Danish dynamite looks confident of booking a place in the round of 16, not just as runners-up, but as group winners.

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 10 (August 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 8th (UEFA)
  • World Cup titles: 0
  • World Cup appearances (last): 6 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: UEFA Group F winners: 9W-1L-0D
  • Coach: Kasper Hjulmand (Denmark) since August, 2020
  • Key players: Christian Eriksen (Manchester United / England), Joakim Maehle (Atalanta / Italy), Mikkel Damsgaard (Brentford / England)

Tunisia

The one-time winners of the Cup of African Nations will be looking to add a World Cup title to their trophy cabinet. Having been to the tournament on four different occasions in the past, the North Africans will be looking to get past the group stage hurdle and progress to the last 16, which has eluded them on that occasion as they participate in their fifth FIFA World Cup. Qatar 2022. Contrary to bookmakers’ predictions, the Carthage Eagles will aim to become the first African team to go to the semis or even win the title.

  • Current FIFA world ranking: 30 (August 2022)
  • Regional ranking:3rd (CAF)
  • World Cup titles:0
  • World Cup appearances (last):5 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: CAF Third Round winners (agg 1-0 vs. Mali)
  • Coach: Jalal Kadri (Tunisia) since January 2022
  • Key players:Wahbi Khazri (Montpellier / France), Hannibal Mejbri (Birmingham City / England), Ali Maaloul (Al Ahly / Egypt)

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