Fifa World Cup 2018 Schedule PDF, Fixtures, Chart, Excel, Printable, Calendar Download: It is the world’s most-watched event. This is the 21st World Cup organized by FIFA and 1st world cup hosted by Russia. This is men’s international soccer tournament played by (national teams ) member associations of FIFA countries who qualified for this competition.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule Dates
- Host country: Russia
- Dates: 14 June – 15 July (32 days)
- Teams: 32 (from 5 confederations)
- Venues: 12 (in 11 host cities)
The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Start Date is scheduled from 14 June to End Date 15 July 2018. Russia has won the hosting rights on Dec 2, 2010. As Russia is the part of European Nations in UEFA so one of the venues of 2018 world cup is in European Russia west of the Ural Mountains for time management.
As of now, final 32 teams have been decided including host Russia who has automatically qualified due to the host nation. Rest of 31 teams are qualified via their continental qualifiers matches played. Iceland and Panama are the two new teams who have qualified for the first time. These 32 teams will play 64 matches in 32 days.
- The final match of FIFA world cup 2018 Russia will be played on 15th July in Moscow at the Luzhniki Stadium.
- The first semi-final will be played on 10 July at Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg.
- 2nd Semi-final will be played on 11 July at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Whoever wins the 2018 world cup will qualify for 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule, Time Table
* Time mentioned below are in Russian Time. For IST, UK Time, USA Time and other time zones follow internet posts.
|14 June||Match 1||Russia vs Saudi Arbaia||18:00 MSK||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|15 June||Match 2||Egypt vs Uruguay||17:00 YEKT||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg|
|15 June||Match 3||Morocco vs Iran||18:00 MSK||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg|
|15 June||Match 4||Portugal vs Spain||21:00 MSK||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|16 June||Match 5||France vs Australia||13:00 MSK||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|16 June||Match 6||Peru vs Denmark||19:00 MSK||Mordovia Arena, Saransk|
|16 June||Match 7||Argentia vs Iceland||16:00 MSK||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow|
|16 June||Match 8||Croatia vs Nigeria||21:00 MSK||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad|
|17 June||Match 9||Costa Rica vs Serbia||16:00 SAMT||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|17 June||Match 10||Brazil vs Switzerland||21:00 MSK||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don|
|17 June||Match 11||Germany vs Mexico||18:00 MSK||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|18 June||Match 12||Sweden vs South Korea||15:00 MSK||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium|
|18 June||Match 13||Belgium vs Panama||18:00 MSK||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|18 June||Match 14||Tunisia vs England||21:00 MSK||Volgograd Arena, Volgograd|
|19 June||Match 15||Poland vs Senegal||15:00 MSK||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow|
|19 June||Match 16||Colombia vs Japan||18:00 MSK||Mordovia Arena, Saransk|
|19 June||Match 17||Russia vs Egypt||21:00 MSK||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg|
|20 June||Match 18||Uruguay vs Saudi Arbaia||18:00 MSK||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don|
|20 June||Match 19||Portugal vs Morocco||15:00 MSK||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|20 June||Match 20||Iran vs Spain||21:00 MSK||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|21 June||Match 21||France vs Peru||17:00 YEKT||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg|
|21 June||Match 22||Denmark vs Australia||19:00 SAMT||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|21 June||Match 23||Argentia vs Croatia||21:00 MSK||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium|
|22 June||Match 24||Nigeria vs Iceland||18:00 MSK||Volgograd Arena, Volgograd|
|22 June||Match 25||Brazil vs Costa Rica||15:00 MSK||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg|
|22 June||Match 26||Serbia vs Switzerland||20:00 KALT||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad|
|23 June||Match 27||Germany vs Sweden||18:00 MSK||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|23 June||Match 28||South Korea vs Mexico||21:00 MSK||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don|
|23 June||Match 29||Belgium vs Tunisia||15:00 MSK||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow|
|24 June||Match 30||England vs Panama||20:00 KALT||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium|
|24 June||Match 31||Japan vs Senegal||20:00 YEKT||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg|
|24 June||Match 32||Poland vs Colombia||21:00 MSK||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|25 June||Match 33||Uruguay vs Russia||18:00SAMT||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|25 June||Match 34||Saudi Arabia vs Egypt||17:00 MSK||Volgograd Arena, Volgograd|
|25 June||Match 35||Iran vs Portugal||21:00 MSK||Mordovia Arena, Saransk|
|25 June||Match 36||Spain vs Morocco||20:00 KALT||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad|
|26 June||Match 37||Denmark vs France||17:00 MSK||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|26 June||Match 38||Australia vs Peru||17:00 MSK||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|26 June||Match 39||Nigeria vs Argentina||21:00 MSK||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg|
|26 June||Match 40||Iceland vs Croatia||21:00 MSK||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don|
|27 June||Match 41||Serbia vs Brazil||21:00 MSK||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow|
|27 June||Match 42||Switzerland vs Costa Rica||21:00 MSK||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium|
|27 June||Match 43||South Korea vs Germany||17:00 MSK||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|27 June||Match 44||Mexico vs Sweden||19:00 YEKT||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg|
|28 June||Match 45||England vs Belgium||20:00 KALT||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad|
|28 June||Match 46||Panama vs Tunisia||21:00 MSK||Mordovia Arena, Saransk|
|28 June||Match 47||Japan vs Poland||17:00 MSK||Volgograd Arena, Volgograd|
|28 June||Match 48||Senegal vs Colombia||18:00SAMT||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|Knockout Round of 16|
|30 June||Match 49||Winner Group A vs Runner-up Group B||17:00 MSK||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|30 June||Match 50||Winner Group C vs Runner-up Group D||21:00 MSK||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|1 July||Match 51||Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group A||17:00 MSK||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|1 July||Match 52||Winner Group D vs Runner-up Group C||21:00 MSK||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium|
|2 July||Match 53||Winner Group E vs Runner-up Group F||18:00 SAMT||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|2 July||Match 54||Winner Group G vs Runner-up Group H||21:00 MSK||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don|
|3 July||Match 55||Winner Group F vs Runner-up Group E||17:00 MSK||Krestovsky Stadium|
|3 July||Match 56||Winner Group H vs Runner-up Group G||21:00 MSK||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow|
|6 July||Match 57||Winner Match 49 vs Winner Match 50||17:00 MSK||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium|
|6 July||Match 58||Winner Match 53 vs Winner Match 54||21:00 MSK||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|7 July||Match 59||Winner Match 55 vs Winner Match 56||18:00 SAMT||Cosmos Arena, Samara|
|7 July||Match 60||Winner Match 51 vs Winner Match 52||21:00 MSK||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|10 July||Match 61||Winner Match 57 vs Winner Match 58||21:00 MSK||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg|
|11 July||Match 62||Winner Match 59 vs Winner Match 60||21:00 MSK||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
|Third Play Match|
|14 July||Match 63||Loser Match 61 vs Loser Match 62||17:00 MSK||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg|
|15 July||Match 64||Winner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62||18:00 MSK||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
Fifa World Cup 2018 Groups [Confirmed]
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
|Group E||Group F||Group G||Group H|
FIFA World Cup 2018 Teams Qualified – Confirmed:
FIFA World Cup 2018 Final Group Draw:
The final draw for 2018 world cup will be done on 1st Dec, 2017 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. The 32 Qualified teams will be divided into 8 Groups of 4 teams each.
There are 4 Pots have been made, each having 8 teams as per FIFA Rankings of Oct 2017 shows in above ranking table.
- Teams Rank 1 to 7 with Host Russia has been kept in Pot 1.
- Teams Rank 8 to 18 are in Pot 2
- Teams Rank 19 to 34 are in Pot 3
- Teams Rank 38 to 63 are in Pot 4
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