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Watch 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Every Socceroos match live

Qualifying matches are underway for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Here is how to live stream your team.

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The qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar are nearly finished, with just a few more spots up for grabs. Every team besides the host nation is required to qualify. There are a huge 211 nations eligible for the competition. The catch, though, is only 32 teams are allowed in the tournament. Once you subtract Qatar's place, only 31 spots remain. Now that's cutthroat.

Each country is split into their delegated FIFA continental confederation for qualifying purposes. This is as each confederation is allocated a specific amount of slots for the World Cup.

The qualification process is currently unfolding in Europe (UEFA), Asia (AFC), Africa (CAF) and every other nation across the globe. Australia's Socceroos have reached the fourth round of AFC World Cup qualification, as the Australians aim to qualify for their fifth consecutive World Cup.

Socceroos' FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Start times and TV guide

Broadcasting rights for Australian football and its related competitions have been won by Channel 10 and its streaming service Paramount Plus.

The Socceroos met Japan, Saudi Arabia, China, Oman and Vietnam in the final round of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualification.

Australia's first match, against China, finished in a 3-0 win for the Socceroos in Doha.

But Australia's road to the World Cup has come the hard way. They needed to finish either first or second in Group B, which included 10 matches from September 2021 to March 2022, to qualify directly. Defeats in their last 2 matches against Japan and Saudi Arabia meant the Socceroos finished third in Group B.

This sent the Socceroos to a play-off against the third-placed team from Group A, the UAE, which they won 2-1 with a goal near the death breaking the deadlock.

This last throw of the dice for the Socceroos is now an intercontinental play-off vs Peru to obtain the second last spot in the World Cup.

This vital Socceroos match will be played across Channel 10 platforms. The broadcast starts at 3:30am AEST on Tuesday 14 June on Channel 10 and 10 play, as well as Paramount Plus.

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It is the home of Australian football, encompassing the rights for all national teams (Socceroos, Matildas, Young Socceroos, Young Matildas, Joeys and Junior Matildas) as well as AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar, AFC Asian Cups and other AFC tournaments until 31 December 2024. It's also the home of the A-League.


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Watch South American World Cup qualifiers

The rights to these matches featuring Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and the best of South America are held by beIN SPORTS. That means beIN SPORTS CONNECT, Kayo Sports, Foxtel and Foxtel Now are all options for catching these high-stakes clashes.

We have a full guide for the South American World Cup qualifiers, which are all part of the federation known as CONMEBOL.


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How to watch European World Cup qualifiers

Optus Sport has the UEFA World Cup qualifiers. While it no longer has a free trial, Optus Sport is available to everyone, regardless of whether they are existing Optus customers. That means you can easily catch games involving England, Spain, Portugal, reigning world champions France and the rest on Optus Sport.

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How to watch CONCACAF and CAF qualifiers online

CONCACAF is the home of North and Central American teams along with the Caribbean. CAF is made up of the African nations. Paramount Plus screened the last few rounds of the CONCACAF qualifiers. While FIFA announced plans to broadcast African qualifying matches on its main site and YouTube channel, we were unable to find streaming partners for the CAF qualifiers in Australia at the time of writing.

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