The format of the third qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Asia makes each team have to work very hard if they want to participate in the world arena.
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Vietnam Tel made a miracle with its first appearance in the third qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Asia, proudly being in the group of 12 best teams in the continent. However, in front of the teachers and coaches, Park Hang Seo will be a tough challenge in Group B with Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China and Oman.
Regarding the format of the third qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Asia, according to the allocation of the World Football Federation (FIFA), except for the host Qatar, which automatically has tickets, Asia has 4.5 places to attend. World Cup 2022 Finals.
The 12 teams that entered the final qualifying round of the 2002 World Cup in Asia were divided into 2 groups, 6 teams/group, played in a round-robin round-robin with 2 first and second legs. The top two teams in each group will win tickets to the 2022 World Cup finals.
The two third-placed teams will play a play-off (first leg – second leg at home – away). The winning team will win tickets to play a play-off match with representatives of other continents to win the remaining ticket to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup finals.
Currently, with the complicated situation of the Covid-19 epidemic, a number of teams in Group B such as Australia and China have not yet closed their home ground in the country. In addition, Japan has just taken the responsibility of hosting the Group B matches of the third qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup, so the competition format can be switched to a centralized form.
The third qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup will begin on September 2, 2021 and end on March 29, 2022.
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