How to watch 2022 Euro World Cup qualifiers live in Australia

Posted: 24 March 2022 2:12 pm
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The 2022 Euro World Cup qualifiers resume this Friday with a host of significant fixtures to keep an eye on.

With the 2022 World Cup only months away, the whips are well and truly cracking as some of the biggest names in Europe battle out for spots. Current European champions Italy will headline this weekend's matches as well as Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal.

The war in the Ukraine has impacted fixturing as well with those changes to be outlined throughout this guide.

How to watch 2022 Euro World Cup qualifiers.

Much like the English Premier League, in order to watch the 2022 Euro World Cup qualifiers in Australia you will need to tune in to Optus Sport. To complicate things, any World Cup qualifiers outside of Europe aren't on Optus Sport.

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Euro World Cup qualifiers schedule

  • Path A
    Wales vs Austria – Friday 25 March AEDT 6:45am
    Scotland vs Ukraine (postponed until June)
  • Path B
    Sweden vs Czech Republic – Friday 25 March AEDT 6:45am
    Winner will face Poland in the final (Tuesday 29 March)
  • Path C
    Italy vs North Macedonia – Friday 25 March AEDT 6:45am
    Portugal vs Turkey – Friday 25 March AEDT 6:45am
    Portugal/Turkey vs Italy/North Macedonia (Tuesday 29 March)

Stream European World Cup qualifier playoffs on Optus Sport

If you're not an Optus customer or your Optus plan doesn't come with a free Optus Sport membership, you can still join up to catch all the Premier League action.

A monthly pass costs $14.99 and gets you access to all the latest league news, results, fixtures, highlights, press conferences and statistics via the Optus Sport website or mobile app.

You can save 20% with an annual subscription to Optus Sport. The platform also comes with a range of mini highlight packages, ranging from 3 minutes through to a full 90-minute replay. We have a full review of Optus Sport for you.

Both new and existing Optus customers can also add Yes TV by Fetch to their Optus Sport subscription for an extra $5 a month. The Yes TV package includes a Fetch Mini set-top box capable of watching Optus Sport on your TV, along with a basic Fetch subscription.

You can use Optus Sport with most modern devices, including PCs, Macs, iOS and Android devices, or on your TV via Fetch, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Telstra TV.

Save over $40 on Optus Sport with an annual subscription

Get the Premier League, J.League, European World Cup Qualifiers and more only on Optus Sport

What happens with Russia, Poland and Ukraine's World Cup qualifiers?

FIFA officially announced in recent weeks that Russia would be disqualified from World Cup qualification. They were scheduled to play Poland on Friday.

The decision means Poland will advance through that match and directly to the mini-bracket final.

In addition, FIFA announced that Ukraine's mini-bracket semifinal against Scotland is postponed until the June international window, accepting a request from the country.

They were scheduled to face Scotland on Thursday morning AEDT time with that match now moved into the summer window.

The Scottish FA has also backed the decision to move the game to a later date in 2022 with president Rod Petrie stating how "football is inconsequential amid conflict" and he will now await the next update.

Love Premier League? See how many streaming services do you need to watch every club's games. If you're not sure who to stream with, we've got an Optus vs Kayo comparison.

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