Updated: 21 October 2022
FIFA World Cup 2022: Analyzing All 32 Team’s Chances Of Winning. The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to take place in Qatar between 20 November 2022 and 18 December 2022. It will be the first-ever edition of the World Cup to be held in an Arab country.
32 teams from six different continents will take part in the tournament. Right on that note, let’s look at the winning chances of every team.
The South American nation holds the record for most World Cup wins, lifting the trophy five times so far. They will look to add one more to their trophy cabinet during the upcoming edition of the tournament.
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Key players: Neymar, Vinicious Jr., Thiago Silva and Casemiro
Qatar has qualified for the tournament as the host nation. It will be their first appearance in the competition, having never previously qualified for it.
Key players: Saad Al Sheeb, Abdelkarim Hassan, Hassan Al-Haydos and Almoez Ali.
The four-time World Cup champions will be among the favorites to win the trophy. They failed to get past the group stages in 2018 but will look to turn things around this term.
Key players: Manuel Neuer, Marco Reus, Thomas Muller and Kai Havertz.
Spain – 8/10
The Red Furry won their first World Cup in 2010 and the new generation will look to add one more to the tally later this year
Keers: Sergio Busquets, Alvaro Morata, Rodri and Pedri.
The Scandinavian nation topped their qualification group, winning nine of their 10 games. They will look to continue that form in Qatar.
Key players: Christian Eriksen, Andreas Christensen, and Pierre-Emile Højbjerg.
Belgium remained unbeaten during the qualifying round, winning six and drawing two games. They are among the top contenders to lift the trophy in Qatar.
Key players: Kevin de Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard.
France – 9/10
The Western European nation boasts one of the strongest sides on the international circuit. They lifted the World Cup in 2018 and will look to defend their title this term.
Key players: Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema and Antoine Griezmann.
The Blazers surprised one and all when they reached the final of the FIFA World Cup 2018. They will look to repeat the same trick this term.
Key players: Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic and Ivan Perisic.
The Eagles finished at the top of the qualifying group after registering six of their eight games. They possess a decent team and could surprise you quite a surprise
Key players: Aleksandar Mitrović, Dusan Vlahovic, Nemanja Matic and Sergej Milinković-Savić.
England – 8/10
The Three Lions reached the final of the UEFA Euro 2020 and are the top contenders to lift the FIFA World Cup trophy in Qatar.
Key players: Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling and Mason Mount.
Switzerland – 5/10
The Swiss looked impressive during the qualifying round. Top contenders should be wary of their threat.
Key players: Xherdan Shaqiri, Breel Embolo and Yann Sommer.
The Netherlands failed to qualify for the previous edition of the FIFA World Cup. But they have a decent squad this term and are among the contenders to win the competition.
Key players: Virgil van Dijk, Memphis Depay and Frenkie de Jong.
The White and Sky Blue has some of the best players in the world amongst their ranks. It wouldn’t be surprising if they lift the trophy in December.
Key players: Lionel Messi, Angel di Maria and Paulo Dybala.
Iran has qualified for the sixth time in its history. They have drawn up against England, Wales, and the USA for the group stages and are likely to provide tough competition to them.
Key playefor: Sardar Azmoun, Karim Ansarifard and Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
South Korea- 3/10
In Son Heung-min, South Korea has the best Asian player on its roster. They are capable of springing a surprise or two.
Key players: Son Heung-min, Hwang Hee-chan and Kim Min-Jae.
Japan is one of the most successful nations on the Asian football circuit, boasting four AFC Asian Cup trophies in their trophy cabinet. However, they have drawn against Germany, Brazil, and Costa Rica in the group stages and are unlikely to make it to the next round.
Key players: Takumi Minamino, Junya Ito, Maya Yoshida and Genki Haraguchi.
Saudi Arabia – 2/10
The Asian nation has qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1994. They reached the round of 16 during their last appearances and will look to repeat that feat this term.
Key players: Yasser Al-Shahrani, Fahad Al-Muwallad and Salem Al-Dawsari.
Ecuador showed promise during the qualifying round and could shock one or two down the line.
Key players: Enner Valencia, Moisés Caicedo and Carlos Gruezo.
The South American nation finished third in their qualifying group with 28 points from 18 games. They reached the competition’s quarter-finals last term and will look to get past that this term.
Key players: Luiz Suarez, Federico Valverde and Darwin Nunez.
The North American nation topped its qualifying group and reached its first global tournament after 36 years. They will look left their mark in Qatar.
Key players: Alphonso Davies, Jonathan David and Cyle Larin.
The Black stars are one of the most successful nations on the African football circuit and reached the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup in 2010. Ghana will look to replicate that success this term.
Key players: Thomas Partey, André Ayew and Iñaki Williams.
The European powerhouse is yet to lift a FIFA World Cup trophy. They will look to end their drought in Qatar later this year.
Key players: Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes and Bernardo Silva.
The Eagles have a decent squad and will look to prove themselves on the biggest stage. They failed to get past the group stage in 2018 but have a decent chance of qualifying for the tournament’s latter stages this term.
Key players: Robert Lewandowski, Wojciech Szczęsny and Piotr Zieliński.
The North African nation impressed one and all with their performances during the qualifying rounds. They will look to make a similar impact during the main event.
Key players: Wahbi Khazri, Hannibal Mejbri and Youssef Msakni.
The Lions of Teranga won the African Cup of Nations after beating Egypt on penalties earlier this season. They are placed alongside Qatar, the Netherlands, and Ecuador for the group stages and are the favorites to win the group.
Key players: Sadio Mane, Edouard Mendy and Kalidou Koulibaly.
Cameroon has secured their place in the competition after grabbing a late winner against Algeria in the play-off round. They have a decent squad that can spring a surprise or two.
Key players: Vincent Aboubakar, Jean Onana and Karl Toko Ekambi.
The African nation performed strongly in the World Cup qualifying round, winning all six of their group-stage games. They have the potential to be a surprise package during the main event.
their mind this term as well.
Key players: Keylor Navas, Giancarlo González and Rónald Matarrita.
Key players: Achraf Hakimi, Hakim Ziyech and Nayef Aguerd.
El tri finished second in their qualification group behind Canada. The Latinos have a decent squad, capable of making it to the tournament’s knockout stages.
Key players: Hirving Lozano, Raul Jimenez and Diego Lainez.
United States: 5/10
The USA finished third in the CONCACAF qualifying group, behind Mexico. They have a promising squad, which could threaten the top contenders.
Key players: Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie, and Sergiño Dest.
The European nations will be playing their first FIFA World Cup since 1958. They could emerge as a surprise package for the competition.
Key players: Gareth Bale, Daniel James and Aaron Ramsey.
The Oceania nation has secured its place in the competition after defeating Peru on penalties in the play-off round. However, they are not as strong as they once used to be.
Key players: Mathew Ryan, Aaron Mooy, and Jackson Irvine.
Costa Rica: 3/10
The Central American nation surprised everybody when it reached the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup in 2014. They will have something similar on