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At hours of the draw: What rivals can Cristiano Ronaldo have in the playoffs for the World Cup?

This Friday, November 26, the draw for the playoff crossovers will take place in the UEFA playoffs for three places at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Here are all the details.

World Cup draw
World Cup draw

The UEFA Qualifiers have left ten teams qualified for Qatar 2022, and it is time for the Playoffs that will decide the last three places for the World Cup. There are 12 selected who will look for those last three places in a playoff, which will be more than exciting. The raffle will take place this Friday, November 26 and here you have all the details about it.

Finally, the 12 qualified for these Playoffs are Portugal, Sweden, Italy, Ukraine, Wales, Scotland, Turkey, Russia, Poland, North Macedonia from the European Qualifiers, and Austria and the Czech Republic from their participation in the Nations League. Of these qualified for the playoffs, only three may be in Qatar 2022.

For the draw, the 12 teams will be divided into two pots: in pot 1 will be the six best selected, which have been chosen according to certain criteria from the UEFA Qualifying (higher number of points, goal difference, higher number of goals scored, etc.). Meanwhile, in pot 2 will be the others selected.

What teams are in pot 1?

- Portugal

- Scotland 

- Italy 

- Russia

- Sweden

- Wales

What teams are in pot 2?

- Poland

- North Macedonia

- Turkey

- Ukraine

- Austria

- Czech Republic

When will the Playoffs be played?

- Semifinals: Thursday, March 24  

- Finals: Tuesday, March 29

Alexis Almosnino

Digital Sports Journalist received at the university Tea & Deportea in 2016. Specialized in graphic media.+ info

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