FIFA World Cup 2018 Dates : Teams, Fixtures and Venues


2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia. The country awarded for the host rights on 2 December 2010. It is a 21st FIFA World Cup and Luzhniki Stadium will be selecting the main venue. Luzhniki Stadium will be selecting for Opening Match, a semi-final and the Final. List of FIFA World Cup 2018 Dates, Teams, Fixtures and Venues.

Germany is defending champion and this time number 1 position FIFA world ranking. The last World Cup, hosted by Brazil in 2014, was won by GermanyIn this match, Germany beat Argentina 1–0 after extra time. Brazil has won five times.  They are the only team to have played in every FIFA World Cup tournament.

FIFA world cup 2018 dates
FIFA world cup 2018 dates

The competition has been played every four years. First time tournament held was in 1930 and it took place in Uruguay. 2018 World cup 21st FIFA World Cup and hosted by Russia. It is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Teams

Meet the 32 Finalists for Russia 2018 FIFA Tournament. All 31 countries who will join hosts (Russia). List of 32 teams which will be participating in the world cup tournament Russia. It is fast approaching, with national sides making their final preparations ahead of this summer’s tournament.

32 teams Russia 2018 World Cup
32 teams Russia 2018 World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2018 Dates: Fixtures and Venues

In this stage Group divided into F stages.

Group A
Date Time  Place  Match
14-Jun16:00MoscowRussia vs Saudi Arabia
15-Jun13:00EkaterinburgEgypt vs Uruguay
19-Jun19:00Saint PetersburgRussia vs Egypt
20-Jun16:00Rostov-on-DonUruguay vs Saudi Arabia
25-Jun15:00SamaraUruguay vs Russia
25-Jun15:00VolgograSaudi Arabia vs Egypt


Group B
15-Jun19:00SochiPortugal vs Spain
15-Jun16:00Saint PetersburgMorocco vs Iran
20-Jun13:00MoscowPortugal vs Morocco
20-Jun19:00KazanIran vs Spain
25-Jun19:00SaranskIran vs Portugal
25-Jun19:00KaliningradSpain vs Morocco


Group C
16-Jun11:00KazanFrance vs Australia
16-Jun17:00SaranskPeru vs Denmark
21-Jun16:00EkaterinburgFrance vs Peru
21-Jun13:00SamaraDenmark vs Australia
26-Jun15:00MoscowDenmark vs France
26-Jun15:00SochiAustralia vs Peru


Group D
16-Jun14:00MoscowArgentina vs Iceland
16-Jun20:00KaliningradCroatia vs Nigeria
21-Jun19:00Nizhny NovgorodArgentina vs Croatia
22-Jun16:00VolgogradNigeria vs Iceland
26-Jun19:00Saint PetersburgNigeria vs Argentina
26-Jun19:00Rostov-on-DonIceland vs Croatia


Group E
17-Jun19:00Rostov-on-DonBrazil vs Switzerland
17-Jun13:00SamaraCosta Rica vs Serbia
22-Jun13:00Saint PetersburgBrazil vs Costa Rica
22-Jun19:00KaliningradSerbia vs Switzerland
27-Jun19:00MoscowSerbia vs Brazil
27-Jun19:00Nizhny NovgorodSwitzerland vs Costa Rica


Group F
17-Jun16:00MoscowGermany vs Mexico
18-Jun13:00Nizhny NovgorodSweden vs South Korea
23-Jun19:00SochiGermany vs Sweden
23-Jun16:00Rostov-on-DonSouth Korea vs Mexico
27-Jun19:00KazanSouth Korea vs Germany
27-Jun19:00EkaterinburgMexico vs Sweden


Group G
18-Jun16:00SochiBelgium vs Panama
18-Jun19:00VolgogradTunisia vs England
23-Jun13:00MoscowBelgium vs Tunisia
24-Jun13:00Nizhny NovgorodEngland vs Panama
28-Jun19:00KaliningradEngland vs Belgium
28-Jun19:00SaranskPanama vs Tunisia


Group H
19-Jun16:00MoscowPoland vs Senegal
19-Jun13:00SaranskColombia vs  Japan
24-Jun19:00KazanPoland vs Colombia
24-Jun16:00EkaterinburgJapan vs Senegal
28-Jun15:00VolgogradJapan vs  Poland
28-Jun15:00SamaraSenegal vs  Colombia

Round 16 FIFA World Cup

After the first round top two teams in each group advance to the round of 16. 2018 FIFA World Cup will be playing on a round-robin basis.

FIFA World Cup Trophy
FIFA World Cup Trophy
Round of Last 16
30-Jun19:00Sochi1A vs  2B
30-Jun15:00Kazan1C vs  2D
1-Jul15:00Moscow1B vs  2A
1-Jul19:00Nizhny Novgorod1D vs  2C
2-Jul15:00Samara1E vs 2F
2-Jul19:00Rostov-on-Don1G vs 2H
3-Jul15:00Saint Petersburg1F vs  2E
3-Jul19:00Moscow1H vs 2G


Third place
Date Time  Place  Match
14-Jul15:00Saint PetersburgL61 vs L62


Date Time  Place  Match
10-Jul19:00Saint Petersburg W57 vs W58
11-Jul19:00Moscow W59 vs W60


Date Time  Place  Match
15-Jul16:00Moscow W61 vs W62

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