With the FIFA World Cup 2018 just around the corner, the race for qualification has heated up the international footballing scenario. The teams that are qualified are waiting for the draw to know their opponents while the ones contesting the playoffs are just praying to get one of the remaining slots at the FIFA World Cup 2018.
The tournament will kick off at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium on 14 June 2018 with host nation Russia taking on the side making it to group A from pot 2 in the draw on December 1. 3 or 4 games will be played every day from the next day. The full schedule has been slated below. The Alphabet in the fixture indicates the group and the number alongside indicates the pot number the team will qualify for.
FIFA World Cup Schedule 2018
Check out full World Cup Russia 2018 schedule and fixtures below. The first round matches start from 14th June to 28th June 2017. The first round schedule will be announced in the coming days. 32 teams will compete in World Cup 2018. Let’s check out complete fixtures below.
First-round matches: 14th to 28th June 2018
Round of 16 Matches: 30th to 3rd July 2018
Quarter Final Dates: 6th to7th July 2018
FIFA World Cup Semi Final matches: 10th and 11th July 2018
Losers final: 14th July 2018
World Cup Russia Final 2018: 15th July 2018
World Cup 2018 Groups and Teams
Before the schedule, let’s get into all groups and teams for Russia World cup 2018 here.
Group A: Russia, Uruguay, Egypt, Saudi Arabia
Group B: Portugal, Spain, Iran, Morocco
Group C: France, Peru, Denmark, Australia
Group D: Argentina, Croatia, Iceland, Nigeria
Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia
Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea
Group G: Belgium, England, Tunisia, Panama
Group H: Poland, Colombia, Senegal, Japan
The official schedule draw will be on 1st December 2017. We will be updating the teams right after the draw. You can also download PDF format of FIFA World Cup fixtures. Stay tuned for updates here.
Russia is all set to host the blockbuster event in 12 stadiums across 11 cities. The preparations have reached their peak and its now almost time to drop the curtains down. Nothing is more exciting to a football fan than the prospect of a FIFA World Cup. The draw for the confirmation of groups and fixtures is still a month away now but we’ve got you an early schedule for the tournament.