Fifa World Cup 2022 Groups

World Cup 2022 Group E: Match schedule, fixtures, times & Stadium

World Cup Group E

Costa Rica, meanwhile, topped New Zealand 1–0 in the intercontinental playoff on June 14 to clinch the final spot in Group E. Los Ticos begins their World Cup campaign on Wednesday, November 23, against Luis Enrique’s Spain. Group E promises to be one of the most heated contests at the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, with all four teams capable of mounting a serious challenge.

The 4 teams in the Group E draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup are as follows: Spain and Germany are in Europe, Japan in Asia, and Costa Rica in America.

Qatar time UK USA  India
13:00 11:00 06:00 15:30
16:00 14:00 09:00 18:30
18:00 16:00 11:00 20:30
19:00 17:00 12:00 21:30
22:00 20:00 15:00 00:30

If the teams’ overall and head-to-head records are tied, fair play points will be used as the tiebreaker. This is calculated on the basis of yellow and red cards received in all group matches

  • first yellow card: minus 1 point;
  • indirect red card (second yellow card): minus 3 points;
  • direct red card: minus 4 points;
  • yellow card and direct red card: minus 5 points;

World Cup 2022 Group D: Schedule Of Matches

Date Match Time  Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23 Germany vs. Japan 8 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Wed, Nov. 23 Spain vs. Costa Rica 11 a.m. Al Thumama
Sun, Nov. 27 Japan vs. Costa Rica 5 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27 Spain vs. Germany 2 p.m. Al Bayt
Thurs, Dec. 1 Japan vs. Spain 2 p.m. Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1 Costa Rica vs. Germany 2 p.m. Al Bayt

World Cup Group E teams

Spain

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 6 (August 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 4th (UEFA)
  • World Cup titles: 1
  • World Cup appearances (last): 15 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: UEFA Group B winners: 6W-1L-1D
  • Coach: Luis Enrique (Spain) since November 2019
  • Key players: Pedri (Barcelona / Spain), Rodri (Manchester City / England), Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City / England)

Germany

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 11 (August 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 9th (UEFA)
  • World Cup titles: 4
  • World Cup appearances (last): 19 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: UEFA Group J winners: 9W-1L-0D
  • Coach: Hansi Flick (Germany) since July 2021
  • Key players: Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich / Germany), Kai Havertz (Chelsea / England), Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich / Germany)

Japan

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 24 (August 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 2nd (AFC)
  • World Cup titles: 0
  • World Cup appearances (last): 7 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: (AFC Third Round Group B winners: 7W-2L-1D)
  • Coach: Hajime Moriyasu (Japan) since August 2018
  • Key players: Takumi Minamino (Monaco / France), Takehiro Tomiyasu (Arsenal / England), Maya Yoshida (Schalke / Germany)

Costa Rica

  • Current FIFA world ranking: 34 (August 2022)
  • Regional ranking:3rd (CONCACAF)
  • World Cup appearances (last):5 (Russia 2018)
  • Coach: Luis Fernando Suarez (Colombia) since July 2021
  • Key players:Bryan Ruiz (Alajuelense / Costa Rica), Joel Campbell (Leon / Mexico), Celso Borges (Alajuelense / Costa Rica)

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