Argentina and France will play in the 2022 FIFA World Cup final at the 80,000-seat Lusail Iconic Stadium.
The 22nd FIFA World Cup is currently underway in Qatar. The tournament’s knockout rounds up through the December 18 championship game are summarised below.
When is the World Cup final?
On Sunday, December 18, the World Cup final will take place. Kickoff is set at 8.30 p.m. IST (1500 GMT). The national day of Qatar is December 18.
Which stadium is hosting the final?
The World Cup championship game will be played in the 80,000-capacity Lusail Iconic Stadium, which is 15 kilometres north of central Doha and the largest site for the competition.
Which teams will meet in the World Cup final?
Both sides will be vying for their third World Cup victory when they face the 2018 champions France in the championship game.
What happened in the semifinals?
Argentina vs Croatia:
In the semifinal match, Argentina defeated Croatia 3-0. Lionel Messi scored Argentina’s first goal from the penalty spot in the 34th minute, and Julian Alvarez added goals just before and after halftime.
France vs Morocco:
Morocco was defeated 2-0 by France thanks to goals from Theo Hernandez and Randal Kolo Muani.
On December 17, at the Khalifa International Stadium, the losing semifinal losers Croatia and Morocco will meet in the third-place playoff.