Club World Cup 2023: Fixtures, results, schedule for FIFA world championship tournament featuring Man City

The 2023 FIFA Club World Cup will have major Premier League attention on it as Manchester City bid for a first-ever world title in Saudi Arabia.

City’s incredible treble win at the back end of the 2022/23 campaign saw Pep Guardiola finally lift the Champions League trophy in Manchester after years of frustration.

Despite the potential distraction of a mid-season trip to the Middle East, the prospect of another trophy is a key focus for Guardiola, with Brazilian side Fluminense their main rivals for the title.

The Sporting News has the full details on how to watch the tournament, plus key information on fixture dates, venues and qualified teams.

MORE: 2023 FIFA Club World Cup fixtures and results

When is the FIFA Club World Cup 2023?

The FIFA Club World Cup 2023 will be staged across 10 days from December 12 to December 22 with Manchester City joining at the semifinal stage.

All games are straight knockout matches, with 30 minutes of extra time and penalty shootouts in place in the event of draws.

Where is the FIFA Club World Cup 2023?

The FIFA Club World Cup 2023 involves seven club teams from across the world, and features seven games in total, all of which will be held in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah.

Jeddah provides two host venues for the competition including the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium — home to Al Ittihad and the Saudi Arabia national team — and the Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium. The two stadiums have respective capacities of 62,345 and 27,000.

FIFA Club World Cup 2023 schedule and results

The structure of the competition is based on FIFA co-efficient before the start of the tournament with the lower ranking confederations and teams requiring more games.

With UEFA and CONMEBOL ranked as the top two, City and Fluminense will only need to play two games to win the title, but Al Ittihad and Auckland will face four.

First Round

Date Time (ET) Team Result Team
Tue, Dec. 12 1 p.m. Al Ittihad (Host) 3-0 Auckland City (OFC)

Second Round

Date Time (ET) Team Result Team
Fri, Dec. 15 9:30 a.m. Club Leon (CONCACAF) 0-1 Urawa Red Diamonds (AFC)
Fri, Dec. 15 1 p.m. Al Ahly (CAF) 3-1 Al Ittihad (Host)


Date Time (ET) Team Result Team
Mon, Dec. 18 1 p.m. Fluminense (CONMEBOL) vs. Al Ahly
Tue, Dec. 19 1 p.m. Man City (UEFA) vs. Urawa Red Diamonds

Third-place playoff

Date Time (ET) Team Result Team
Fri, Dec. 22 9:30 a.m. SF loser vs. SF loser


Date Time (ET) Team Result Team
Fri, Dec. 22 9:30 a.m. SF winner vs. SF winner

How to watch the 2023 Club World Cup?

Here’s how to watch the FIFA Club World Cup 2023 across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming


UK TNT Sports discovery+
Australia FIFA+, FIFA YouTube
India FIFA+, FIFA YouTube


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