The World Cup Group H: Qatar World Cup 2022 Schedule, Fixtures and Teams.

The World Cup Group H is made up of Portugal, Uruguay, South Korea and Ghana. It will take place from November 24th to December 2nd, 2022. The top two teams will advance to the round of 16. Here's a recap of the different World Cup 2022 groups

World Cup Group H Predictions

Our most interesting World Cup Group H soccer predictions are available completely for free! Remember to check the odds before placing your bet!

South Korea vs Portugal – Portugal to win @ 1/2 (1.50)

It’ll be a pleasant surprise to see South Korea winning this one but the truth is that the Asian team just doesn’t have what it takes to snatch away the three points. Coach Paulo Bento’s boys were unlucky to lose against Ghana in the second World Cup fixture. They were undoubtedly the better of the two teams on the pitch. The result was 2:3 in favor of Ghana. The South Korean players just couldn’t find the net as they had 22 shots at target and 65 % possession. They continued to hammer away at the goal but only two shots went past Lawrence Ati-Zigi.

Portugal, on the other hand, performed quite pragmatically in both of their games so far. The 3:2 victory against Ghana was perhaps undeserved as the three-times African Cup of Nations winner deserved the point in that game yet it was Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates who were the ones celebrating after 90 minutes of football. The last clash was a 2:0 victory against Uruguay that cemented Portugal at the top of the table.

Ghana vs Uruguay – Uruguay to win @ 83/100 (1.83)

This isn’t going to be your average run-of-the-mill World Cup game. No. Whoever wins here, gets to play in the round of 16. Ghana would be happy for this game to end in a draw but Luis Suarez and his teammates have other plans in mind.

The Uruguayan team was unlucky to hit the woodwork three times in the past two games. We believe that Uruguay have had their fair share of bad luck so the contest against Ghana should go smoothly for them. Luis Suarez and Darwin Nunez missed some very good opportunities against Portugal but they are both world-class strikers. They will pick themselves up and try to muster all their strength to defeat Ghana in this last group-stage game.

Uruguay have yet to score a goal in the World Cup but it’s certainly not for lack of trying. Portugal had only two shots more to their name than Uruguay in their game a few days ago. Uruguay fired nine shots against the Portuguese goalkeeper but none managed to slide past Diogo Costa.

We’re certain that Uruguay possess what it takes to qualify for the next round and a victory against Ghana should be the result we’ll see in this game. Uruguay are a two-times World champion and they have all the motivation and historical background to knockout Ghana on the 2nd of December.

Team Matches Played Points

1. Portugal

2

6

2. Ghana

2

3

3. South Korea

2

1

4. Uruguay

2

1

What to expect from World Cup Group H?

The fact that Cristiano Ronaldo is going to be part of this World Cup Group H, it’s not only an honour but a terror for the members of this group. It's no secret to anyone that it's not going to be that easy to qualify. Still, the dates are already set for the matches and the show must go on. The entire World Cup Group H has some very talented players, but will this be enough?

Odds in the bookmakers about World Cup Group H

It’s very clear what the results could be for these qualifiers. We have the best bookmakers’ odds to seal the deal.

Teams Best Odds

Group H Winner Odds by Paddy Power

Portugal

1/100 (1.01)

Uruguay

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Ghana

99/1 (100.00)

South Korea

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Round of 16 Winner Odds by Coral

Portugal

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Uruguay

87/100 (1.87)

 South Korea

15/2 (8.50)

Ghana

13/10 (2.30)

World Cup Winner Odds by Ladbrokes

Portugal

12/1 (13.00)

Uruguay

89/1 (90.00)

South Korea

499/1 (500.00)

Ghana

349/1 (350.00)

As the winner of the World Cup Group H, there will be the odds of:

  • Portugal (1,25)
  • Uruguay (4,50)
  • Ghana (25,00)
  • South Korea (12,00)

As a group that qualifies for the round of 16, the odds are Portugal (1.1). There is also Uruguay at 1.4. Next is South Korea with 3.5, and at the end of the list, we have Ghana, with 3.6.

Another of the most popular bets in this group is the team that reaches the final. We have Portugal (6.0). Uruguay (17.00), South Korea and Ghana share the same odds of 81.00.

It is important to bear in mind when betting that these odds are very very easily. Everything will depend on the circumstances and conditions of each team, and of each player.

Don't expect too many surprises, but expect big wins.

Previous World Cup performances

In order to talk about World Cup Group H, we should mention its important composition. This group is made up of 4 continents. Each one has a wonderful team. However, Portugal and Uruguay are undoubtedly the best positioned. These two could be the favourites for many, and the ones with the best chance of qualifying for the Round of 16.

Portugal has 7 World Cup appearances

This World Cup Group H member has participated 7 times in the World Cup and is now about to attend the 8th World Cup. Its best results have been third place in 1966, and fourth place in 2006. Portugal is a big rival in the team, because of its great experience and track record. He has also had success at the European Championships, finishing first in 2016 and second in 2004. As well as third place in 1984, 2000 and 2012.

Stars of the team

This World Cup Group H member is a well-developed and highly successful squad. Some of their most relevant players are Cristiano Ronaldo (189 matches played), and João Moutinho (146 matches played). There is also Pepe (128 matches played), Luís Figo (127 matches played), and Nani (112 matches played), among other stars.

The top scorers in his career are Cristiano Ronaldo (117 goals), Pauleta (47 goals), and Eusebio (41 goals). For the rest of World Cup Group H, and for the world, Cristiano Ronaldo is a major threat. And so are the rest of its potential talents.

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Braga, 09/27/2022 – The Portuguese National Team – Portugal received, this afternoon, at Braga Municipal Stadium, the Spanish National Team – Spain, in a game counting for Group B of the League of Nations Group Stage. Cristiano Ronaldo (Goncalo Delgado/Global Images) – Photo by Icon sport

Uruguay, champion of America, and of the world

It has been to 13 World Cups, finishing first in 1930 and 1950. It will also be at the 2022 World Cup and is one of the brightest in its World Cup Group H. It has also participated 45 times in Copa America, where it is a notable winner. In that competition, he won 15 times, most recently in 2011.

In the Olympic Games, he has also left the world open-mouthed. It won first place in 1924 and 1928. Thus, it has 19 official and international titles recognised by FIFA. It is considered the champion of America, and one of the world champions.

This World Cup Group H squad

Two of its great players are Diego Godín, who has assisted 159 matches, and Fernando Muslera (133 matches). They also have big names such as Sebastián Sosa, Sergio Rochet, Damián Suárez, or Sebastían Coates.

Some members of their squad are older talents, but they are still in very good physical condition. And that will carry them to glory for a long time to come. The rest of the younger players look to have a lot of drive and sporting quality. The team has known how to go far for a long time.

South Korea, prince of Asia

The greatest achievement in its history was reaching the semi-finals of the 2002 World Cup, where it was co-hosted by Japan and finished 4th, making it, along with the United States, the team from outside CONMEBOL and UEFA that has gone furthest in the World Cup.

They have qualified for the World Cup ten times and are the World Cup’s most successful Asian team.

Featured players

Their current best player, with the most appearances, is Son Heung-Min. He plays as a midfielder and currently plays for Tottenham Hotspur F.C. He is also the top scorer of this World Cup Group H member. Other top players are Kwon Chang-hoon, Kim Young-Gwon and Lee Jae-sung. Their best goalkeeper so far is Kim Seung-Gyu. Some of the team's players are currently playing for teams in Europe.

One of the relics of the team was, being the best scorer of the 70s and 80s. He is now a renowned coach. History repeated itself for Hwang Sun-hong, being one of the best, and now training in Korea.

Ghana, the black stars

This World Cup Group H team has participated 4 times in the World Cup since 2006. Although they have never won, their best result was in 2010. That year they reached the quarter-finals, being defeated by Uruguay and penalties.

Where this team has a reputation for continually shining in the Africa Cup of Nations. It has participated 22 times, the first time being in 1963. It finished first on several occasions (1963, 1965, 1978, 1982). They have also attended the Olympic Games 6 times, since 1962. And its best result was reaching the quarter-finals that same year.

Its squad

André Ayew is the captain of the team and a great French-Ghanaian footballer who plays as a striker for Al-Sadd S. C. in the Qatar Football League. He is a full international with the Ghana national team. As the top scorer, we have Asamoah Gyan, who plays as a striker and is one of the team’s best players.

World Cup Group H schedule

For the next World Cup 2022, a number of important matches will be held with the World Cup Group H:

Round 1 of 3 (24 November):

  • Uruguay against South Korea.
  • Portugal against Ghana.

Round 2 of 3 (28 November):

  • South Korea against Ghana.
  • Portugal against Uruguay.

Round 3 of 3 (2 of December):

  • South Korea against Portugal.
  • Ghana against Uruguay.

For the round of 16 we have the dates:

  • (3rd of December): 1-A against 2-B and 1-C against 2-D.
  • (4th of December): 1-D against 2-C and 1-B against 2-A.
  • (5th of December): 1-E against 2-F and 1-G against 2-H.
  • (6th of December): 1-F against 2-E and 1-H against 2-G.

The Quarterfinals:

  • (9th of December): QF1: 1-E/2-F against 1-G/2-H and QF2: 1-A/2-B against 1-C/2-D.
  • (10th of December): QF3: 1-F/2-E against 1-H/2-G and QF4: 1-B/2-A against 1-D/2-C.

The Semifinals:

  • (13th of December): QF2 against QF1.
  • (14th of December): QF4 against QF3.

The World Cup 3rd Place:

  • (17th of December): Semifinals losers.

The World Cup Final:

  • (18th of December): Semifinal winners.

The stadiums that will make these matches a reality will be:

Khalifa Int’l, Ahmad Bin Ali, Al Thumama, Al Bayt, Al Janoub, 974 Stadium, Education City and Lusail.

Rivalries within World Cup Group H

It is well known that the two strongest teams in World Cup Group H are Portugal and Uruguay. This gives them an advantage and makes them a little more relaxed going into the matches. And probably also to the round of 16. Therefore, Ghana and South Korea are at a disadvantage. This means a loss of confidence when it comes to qualifications.

In itself, there are no more apparent rivalries between these teams, but there are with the rest of the world. There is the example of Portugal with Spain, as they have played each other countless times over the years. This is called the ‘Iberian derby'. Uruguay, in turn, has rivalries with powerhouses such as Argentina and Brazil. It will be a problem, though, only if they all manage to advance from the group stages.

In the case of the other two teams, not only do they not have too many conflicts, but it does not influence them at all in this first phase.


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