FIFA Club World Cup is the biggest club competition in the world. All the champion clubs from the 6 continents feature in this tournament. The competition started it’s journey in 2000. Since then 15 editions of this event have been completed. Thus, the upcoming edition will be the 16th edition in the tournament history. 13-time European champion Real Madrid is the most successful club in history. The Spanish La Liga giants have got 4 FIFA CWC titles beside their names. Moreover, they are the current title holders of this competition. However, they won’t feature in this tournament this year, as they failed to defend the UCL title last season. Now, we are going to reveal the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup Fixtures.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar will also have the privilege to arrange this mentioned event this season. The 16th edition of the FIFA CWC will start on 11th December 2019. Just one and a half week-lengthy tournament will say it’s goodbye on the 21st December. In addition to this, 7 teams will feature in this warfare. 6 club level champions from 6 confederations as well as the league champion of Qatar will battle between themselves for the trophy.
# The Qualified Teams For The 2020 FIFA Club World Cup:
- Liverpool (from UEFA)
- Monterrey (from CONCACAF)
- Esperance de Tunis (from CAF)
- Hienghene Sport (from OFC)
- Al Sadd (host)
2 more clubs are yet to be confirmed: The winner of the Copa Libertadores (from CONMEBOL) will be confirmed on 23rd November, meanwhile, the winner of the AFC Championship (from AFC) will be confirmed on the 24th November.
# 2020 FIFA Club World Cup Fixtures:
|1st Round||Al Sadd vs Hienghene Sport||December 2019|
|2nd Round||Team A vs Team B||December 2019|
|2nd Round||Team C vs Team D||December 2020|
|5th Place Match||Loser of Match 02 vs Loser of match 03||December 2020|
|Semifinal 01||CONMEBOL vs Winner of Match 02/03||December 2020|
|Semifinal 02||Winner of Match 02/03 vs Liverpool||December 2020|
|3rd Place Match||Loser of Semifinal 01 vs Loser of Semifinal 02||December 2020|
|Final||Winner of Semifinal 01 vs Winner of Semifinal 02||December 2020|
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See More: 2022 FIFA World Cup Fixtures
# Matches & Rounds:
There will be a total of 4 rounds. The rounds are: First round, Second round, Semi finals as well as the Final. In addition to this, there will be a total of 8 matches. The tournament will begin on the 11th December with the inaugural game, which will also be the one and only first-round game. In that fixture, host nation’s champion team Al Sadd will take on OFC CL winner Hienghene Sport.
Then with a 2 days break, the 2nd round will start and also finish on the 14th December. In the 2nd match of the competition, winner of match 01 will come face to face with another entrant of the 2nd round. Following that fixture, in the 3rd match of the series, two entrants of the 2nd round will battle for the semifinal spot. Let me clear the system. Mexican club Monterrey, Tunisian club Esperance de Tunis, Match 01 winner, as well as the AFC CL winner, will be the contenders for this round. However, the teams will be drawn as A, B, C and D. The fixture will be: Team A vs Team B and Team C vs Team D.
Following the result of the 2nd round, the losers of the match 02 and 03 will battle for the 5th place on the 17th December. On the contrary, the winners of those two matches will qualify for the semifinal. Moreover, UCL winner Liverpool and the CONMEBOL Libertadores winner will automatically qualify for the Semis. Now, these 4 sides will battle for a place in the final and only 2 of them will be successful. However, the two losers of the semis will fight for the 3rd place. Semifinal 01 will take place on 17th December. Moreover, the 2nd semi will be played on the next day. Besides, the 3rd place match will take place on the 21st of December. Finally, the winners of the two semifinals will battle in the Final for the trophy, later that night (December).