So we are a few days away from getting an exact picture of group stage schedule for FIFA World Cup 2018. The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place in Moscow, and the Venue will be State Kremlin Palace. This is another complicated draw will lot of rules and regulation and a lot of seeds and pots are involved in the process.
The group stage draw matches will fantastically take place on December 1st on Friday at State Kremlin Palace which is in the Moscow Kremlin. This State Kremlin Palace was initially built by the Communist Party to hold their meetings, but after the fall of the party in the Soviet Union, this Palace has turned into a hall for all kinds of a concert.
How to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw Online
The FIFA World Cup draw event will be aired live in different by different Television broadcasters and channels. In the US, it is FOX TV has the right in English, In Spain and Spanish Language Telemundo will air them live, in the UK it is BBC and ITV who will also air them sport live, and all eyes will be on them.
FIFA World Cup Draw Live Stream
2018 FIFA World Cup draw will decide as to which team will fall under which group. Besides watching them live in television one can opt for live streaming of the FIFA draw matches in Fifa.com. This option will help many people to watch the game even if they are not at home or not in the Kremlin Palace.
Time of 2018 FIFA World Cup draw
The tournament will take on December 1st, Friday and it will start at 10 am ET, 3 PM according to GMT and 6 pm according to Moscow.
FIFA World Cup Draw schedule
Let’s have a quick preview of the event below.
Time: 3pm GMT
Date:1st December 2017
Venue: State Kremlin Palace, Moscow
Live Stream: FIFA.com, Sky Sports, BBC and ITV
Hosts: Day Gary Lineker and Maria Komandnaya
Pots of the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw
In September 2017, it was announced by the FIFA committee that all 32 teams including Peru would be put into four pots which will be based on the FIFA rules and regulations. In each pot, there will be eight teams. They are allocated to the four pots based on their world ranking in descending order. Among all these teams Russia hosts the top seeding point. In this pot formula from the same confederation, no teams can have more than two teams in the same group if there is no exception approval from UEFA.
Russia, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, France.
Spain, Peru, Switzerland, England, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Croatia.
Denmark, Iceland, Costa Rica, Sweden, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Iran.
Serbia, Nigeria, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, South Korea, Saudi Arabia.
The Golden boot winner of 1986 and the former England Captain Gary Lineker will be hosting the grand ceremony and along with him Maria Komandnaya, the Russian journalist. They both will make the event a grand event. It is noteworthy that all eight winning nations will send their representatives in 2018 FIFA World Cup Final draw match on 1st December. Gordon Banks the English Goalkeeper of 1966 will be the English representatives, and it will be followed by other nations like France, Brazil, Uruguay, Italy, Spain, Russia. 91-year-old Nikita Simonyan will be represented on behalf of Soviet Union.
2014 World Cup Winner, Germany will bring the World Cup back on stage, and this will be done none other than Miroslav Klose.