The 2020 FIFA Club World Cup (CLUBWC) is the only tournament where the champions from each FIFA confederation's Champions League participate. The CLUBWC is typically hosted by a single country, and the champion from the host country's premier league receives a berth in the tournament. The 2020 CLUBWC is hosted by Qatar, an AFC member FA.
Liverpool (UEFA/ENG1) won the 2019 CLUBWC.
*With Qatar as the host country, the 2019-2020 Qatar Stars League champion was given the 2nd AFC berth.
|Stage||# Teams||New Teams Entering This Round||Teams From Previous Round||Format|
|1st Round||2||2019-2020 Qatar Stars League champion, 2020 OFCCL champion||Knockout match w/extra time, then penalty shoot-out (if necessary)|
|2nd Round||4||2020 AFCCL champion, 2020 CAFCL champion, 2020 CNCFCL champion||winner from 1st Round||Knockout match w/extra time, then penalty shoot-out (if necessary)|
|5th Place Final||2||None||2 losers from 2nd Round||Knockout match w/penalty shoot-out (if necessary)|
|Semifinals||4||2020 COPALIB champion, 2019-2020 UEFACL champion||2 winners from 2nd Round||Knockout match w/extra time, then penalty shoot-out (if necessary)|
|3rd Place Final||2||None||2 losers from Semifinals||Knockout match w/penalty shoot-out (if necessary)|
|Final||2||None||2 winners from Semifinals||Knockout match w/extra time, then penalty shoot-out (if necessary)|
3rd Place Finals
5th Place Final