How are the Last 3 Tickets to the 2022 World Cup Up for grabs? Here’s the explanation
The Qatar 2022 World Cup finals will be held at the end of this year. There are already 29 countries that have made sure to pass. While the remaining three tickets will be contested through the playoffs.
The last two countries that confirmed tickets to Qatar were Mexico and the United States from the CONCACAF zone. The two countries to the 2022 World Cup accompany Canada, which has qualified first.
In the match in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the CONCACAF zone, Thursday (31/3/2022) yesterday. Mexico ensured qualification for the 2022 World Cup after beating El Salvador 2-0. The victory ensured they were in second place in the standings with 28 points.
While the United States, despite losing 0-2 to Costa Rica, still qualified directly for the 2022 World Cup finals with 25 points and placed third. While Costa Rica will undergo a playoff match for the 2022 World Cup.
With 29 countries already qualified for the 2022 World Cup, there are three remaining tickets up for grabs. Who will fight in the 2022 World Cup playoffs for the three tickets to the World Cup finals?
AFC Zone (Asia)
From the AFC zone, there will be Australia and the United Arab Emirates who will fight to get one remaining ticket in the Asian zone. Australia must undergo a playoff match after finishing in third place in Group B of the Asian Zone Qualification Round 3.
Meanwhile, the United Arab Emirates also finished in third place in the third round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the Asian zone. The United Arab Emirates is in third place behind Iran and South Korea with 12 points.
The 2022 World Cup playoff duel between the United Arab Emirates and Australia will be held on 7 June 2022. The winner of this duel does not automatically get a ticket because they will meet Peru as a representative of CONMEBOL.