With the draw made, it is time to release the 2022 World Cup rankings.
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There are a few clear favorites to win the trophy in Qatar but some of the giants have been handed tougher group stage draws than others which will obviously impact their chances of lifting the famous trophy.
Keep an eye out on a few underdogs too, as there are some real opportunities which have opened up depending on what side of the bracket you’re on.
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We will updates these rankings before and during the tournament in Qatar, which takes place from November 21 to December 18, 2022.
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Let us know what you think of the rankings below.
Schedule, start time, dates, how to watch live
When: November 21, 2022 to December 18, 2022
Group stage game kick off times: 5am, 8am, 11am, 2pm (all ET)
TV channel: Telemundo, Universo, Peacock
World Cup Rankings – April 2, 2022
30. Costa Rica/New Zealand
28. Saudi Arabia
16. South Korea