- FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifying resumes today
- Europe's campaign begins with holders France among those involved
- Focus moves to the Concacaf region later in the day
The road to Qatar 2022 begins for teams in the UEFA and Concacaf zones today, with 17 FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers set to take place over the course of the day.
Reigning champions France, Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal, Erling Haaland's Norway and a resurgent Netherlands side are among the teams in action in Europe before the spotlight is thrown on some of the lower-ranked nations in the Concacaf region.
UEFA (All fixtures)
European teams at the World Cup
|Germany||19||Winners (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014)|
|Italy||18||Winners (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006)|
|France||15||Winners (1998, 2018)|
|Serbia||12||Fourth (1930, 1962 as Yugoslavia)|
|Russia||11||Fourth (1966 as Soviet Union)|
|Switzerland||11||Quarter-finals (1934, 1938, 1954)|
|Netherlands||10||Runners-up (1974, 1978, 2010)|