The European section of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification will act as qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar, for national teams that are members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). A total of 13 slots in the final tournament are available for UEFA teams.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2022_FIFA_World_Cup_qualification_(UEFA)
The European section of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification will act as qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar, for national teams that are members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). A total of 13 slots in the final tournament are available for UEFA teams.
- 24 March 2021 – 29 March 2022
- 55 (from 1 confederation)
The structure maintained UEFA's usual 'group stage/playoff stage' structure, with only the specific format of the play-offs amended. First round (group stage): 10 groups of 5 or 6 teams with group winners qualifying for the World Cup finals.
- 6 June 2019 – June 2022 (expected)
- 437 (2.82 per match)
- 211 (expected) (from 6 confederations)
The European qualifying competition for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was a women's football competition that determined the eight UEFA teams joining the automatically qualified hosts France in the final tournament.
- 6 April 2017 – 13 November 2018
- 575 (3.4 per match)
- 46 (from 1 confederation)
- Second round
The European section of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification acted as qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which was held in Russia, for national teams that are members of the Union of European Football Associations. Apart from Russia, who qualified automatically as hosts, a total of 13 slots in the final tournament were available for UEFA teams. The qualifying format was confirmed by the UEFA Executive Committee meeting on 22–23 March 2015 in Vienna. The qualification process started...
Apart from Russia, which qualified automatically as hosts, all remaining 52 FIFA-affiliated national teams from UEFA at the registration deadline of January 2015 entered qualification. Gibraltar, despite being a UEFA member since 2013, was not a FIFA member at the time of the registration deadline, and thus was not eligible to enter qualification for the FIFA World Cup. They appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to challenge FIFA's refusal to grant membership in order to enter World Cup
The eight best group runners-up contested the second round, where they were paired into four two-legged fixtures.
- 4 September 2016 – 14 November 2017
- 807 (2.9 per match)
- 54 (from 1 confederation)
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A total of 39 UEFA teams entered qualification for the 1994 FIFA World Cup.However, Liechtenstein withdrew before the draw was made. Moreover, firstly the CIS, then Russia took the spot of Soviet Union after the Soviet Union was dissolved, and Yugoslavia were suspended by FIFA due to United Nations sanctions stemming from the Yugoslav wars.
For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification. UEFA was allocated thirteen qualifying berths for the 1986 FIFA World Cup , and one place in a play-off, however Italy were the defending champions and qualified automatically, leaving 12.5 spots open for competition between 32 teams.
All 53 UEFA national teams entered qualification, aiming to secure one of the 13 European Zone slots for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The draw for the qualification groups was held at the World Cup Preliminary Draw at the Marina da Glória in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 30 July 2011. The qualification format was the same as 2010.
- 6,145,801 (22,932 per match)
- 7 September 2012 – 19 November 2013
- 53 (from 1 confederation)
Listed below are the dates and results for the 1974 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds for the European zone . For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1974 FIFA World Cup qualification. A total of 32 UEFA teams entered the competition. The European zone was allocated 9.5 places (out of 16) in the final tournament.
The UEFA second round (often referred to as the play off stage) was contested by the best eight runners up from the nine first round groups. The winners of each of four home and away ties joined the group winners in the World Cup finals in South Africa. Norway, with 10 points, was ranked 9th so failed to qualify for the second round.