Fifa World Cup 2018 Russia schedule & Qualifiers,Dates,Times,History,Comparison and Venues

Fifa World Cup 2018 Russia schedule & Qualifiers,Dates,Times,History,Comparison and Venues

Fifa World Cup 2018 Russia schedule & Qualifiers,Dates,Times,History,Comparison and Venues

Fifa world cup 2018 match schedule 

World`s Biggest football contest known as FIFA challenged by the senior men's national groups of the individuals from the Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The title has been granted at regular intervals of four years since the inaugural competition in 1930, aside from in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held due to the Second World War. the last championship was held in Brazil and Germany won its fourth title at the 2014 championship. In acquire the number one spot up to the World Cup, the spotlight shone on Brazil to prepare the venues for this event was a nightmare. There was an insignificant rundown of controversies before the competitions begin included the death of many construction workers, aggressive protests, mass evictions and police militancy.

 

The present arrangement of FIFA 2018 Russian world cup includes a kick off phase which right now happens over the former three years, to figure out which groups fit the bill for the competition stage, which is frequently called the World Cup Finals. 32 groups, including the automatically qualifying host nation. over a time of about, a month will compete with each other to win the title of the world cup. The 20 World Cup competitions have been won by eight national groups. Brazil has won five times, and they are the main group to have played in each competition. The other World Cup victors are Germany and Italy, with four titles won by each team. Argentina and inaugural champ Uruguay, with two titles each and England, France and Spain have won one title each. The World Cup is the most renowned affiliation football competition on the planet and additionally the most fan followed and viewed sporting event on the planet, surpassing even the Olympic Games; the combined group of onlookers of all matches of the 2006 FIFA World Cup was assessed to be 26.29 billion with an expected 715.1 million individuals viewing the last match, a ninth of the whole populace of the planet.

The auction to host 2018 and 2022 world cups kick started in January 2009 and it lasted until 2 February 2009 by the national association to have the list of interested candidate. At first, nine nations came forward for the 2018 Russian FIFA World Cup yet Mexico later pulled back from proceedings, and Indonesia's offered was dismissed by FIFA in February 2010 after the Indonesian government neglected to present a letter to carry on auction. During the auction procedure, Australia, Japan, and the United States progressively pulled back from the  FIFA 2018 Russia World cup. Now, in the long run, four offers remained, two of which were joint offers: England, Russia, Netherlands/Belgium, and Portugal/Spain.

 

Group A (RU, KSA, EG & UY)

Russia (RU) vs

Saudi Arabia (KSA)

Luzhniki Stadium Moscow

14 /June/2018

3:00 PM

Match 1

Egypt (EG) vs

Uruguay (UY)

Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

15/June/2018

12:00 PM

Match 2

Russia (RU) vs

Egypt (EG)

Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

19/June/2018

6:00 PM

Match 17

Uruguay (UY) vs

Saudi Arabia (KSA)

Rostov Arena,

Rostov-on-Don

20/June/2018

3:00 PM

Match18

Uruguay (UY) vs

Russia (RU)

Cosmos Arena, Samara

25/June/2018

2:00 PM

Match 33

Saudi Arabia (KSA) vs Egypt (EG)

Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

25/June/2018

2:00 PM

Match 34

Group B (MA, IR, PT & ES)

Morocco (MA )vs

Iran (IR)

Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

15 /June/2018

3:00 PM

Match 4

Portugal (PT) vs          Spain (ES)

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

15 /June/2018

6:00 PM

Match 3

Portugal (PT) vs Morocco  (MA)

Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

20/ June/2018

12:00 PM

Match 19

Iran (IR)  vs

Spain (ES)

Kazan Arena, Kazan

20/ June/2018

6:00 PM

Match 20

Iran (IR)     vs Portugal(PT)

Mordovia Arena, Saransk

25/June/2018

6:00 PM

Match 35

Spain (ES)  vs

Morocco (MA)

Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

25/June/2018

5:00 PM

Match 36

Group C ( AU, DK, FR  &PE)

France(FR) vs

Australia (AU)

Kazan Arena,

Kazan

16/June/2018

10:00 AM

Match 5

Peru (PE) vs

Denmark (DK)

Mordovia Arena,

Saransk

16/June/2018

4:00 PM

Match 6

Denmark (DK) vs Australia  (AU)

Cosmos Arena,

Samara

21/June/2018

1:00 PM

Match 22

France (FR)  vs

Peru (PE)

Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

21/June/2018

5:00 PM

Match 21

Denmark (DK) vs France (FR)

Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

26/June/2018

2:00 PM

Match 37

Australia (AU) vs

Peru (PE)

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

26/June /2018

2:00 PM

Match 38

Group  D ( AR,HR,IS & NG)

Argentina (AR) vs Iceland (IS)

 

Otkritie Arena,

Moscow

16 /June/2018

1:00 PM

 

Match 7

Croatia (HR)

vs Nigeria (NG)

 

Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

16 /June/2018

7:00PM

 

Match8

Argentina (AR) vs Croatia (HR)

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium,

Nizhny Novgorod

21/June/2018

6:00PM

 

Match 23

Nigeria (NG) vs

Iceland (IS)

Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

22 /June/2018

3:00PM

 

Match 24

Nigeria(NG) vs Argentina(AR)

Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

26 /June/2018

6:00M

Match 39

Iceland (IS)vs

Croatia (HR)

Rostov Arena,

Rostov-on-Don

26 /June /2018

6:00PM

Match 40

Group  E (CR,RS,BR & CH)

Costa Rica (CR)  vs Serbia (RS)

Cosmos Arena,

Samara

17 /June /2018

12:00PM

Match 10

 

Brazil (BR)  vs  Switzerland (CH)

Rostov Arena,

Rostov-on-Don

17 /June/ 2018

6:00PM

Match  9

Brazil(BR) vs

Costa Rica (CR)

Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

22/ June/2018

12:00PM

Match 25

Serbia(RS)  vs Switzerland(CH)

Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

22 /June/2018

6:00PM

Match26

Serbia (RS) vs   Brazil(BR)

Otkritie Arena, Moscow

27/June /2018

6:00PM

Match 41

Switzerland(CH)   vs Costa Rica(CR)

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

27 /June/2018

6:00PM

Match 42

Group  F (DE,MX,SE & KR)

Germany(DE) vs Mexico(MX)

 

 Luzhniki Stadium Moscow

 

 

17/June/2018

3:00PM

 

Match 11

Sweden(SE) vs

South Korea(KR)

 

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

 

 

18/June/2018

12:00PM

 

Match 12

South Korea(KR)

vs  Mexico(MX)

 

Rostov Arena,

Rostov-on-Don

23/June/2018

3:00PM

 

Match 28

Germany (DE) vs Sweden(SE)

 

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

23/ June /2018

6:00 PM

 

Match 27

Mexico (MX)

vs Sweden(SE)

 

 Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

27/ June /2018

2:00PM

 

Match 44

South Korea (KR) vs Germany(DE)

Kazan Arena, Kazan

27/ June /2018

2:00PM

 

Match 43

 Group  G (BE, PA, TN & UK) 

Belgium (BE)vs

Panama(PA)

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

18 /June/ 2018

3:00 PM

Match 13

Tunisia(TN) vs

England(UK)

 

 

Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

18 /June/ 2018

6:00PM

Match 14

Belgium (BE)

Vs Tunisia(TN)

 

Otkritie Arena,

Moscow

23/June/2018

12:00 PM

Match 29

England(UK)

Vs Panama(PA)

 

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

24/June/2018

12:00 PM

Match30

England(UK) vs

Belgium(BE)

 

 

Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

28/June/2018

6:00PM

Match 45

Panama(PA) vs Tunisia(TN)

Mordovia Arena,

Saransk

28/June/2018

6:00PM

Match 46

Group  H (CO,JP,SN&PL)

Colombia(CO)  vs Japan(JP)

Mordovia Arena,

Saransk

19/June/2018

12:00PM

Match 16

Poland(PL) vs      Senegal(SN)

Otkritie Arena, Moscow

19/June/2018

3:00PM

Match 15

Japan(JP) vs      Senegal(SN)

Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

24/June/ 2018

3:00PM

Match 32

Poland (PL) vs Colombia(CO)

Kazan Arena,

Kazan

24 /June /2018

6:00PM

 

Match 33

Japan(JP) vs 

Poland (PL)

Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

28 /June/ 2018

2:00PM

Match 47

Senegal(SN) vs  Colombia (CO)

Cosmos Arena,

Samara

28 /June /2018

2:00PM

Match 48

Qatar and Russia were granted the 2018 and 2022 World Cups individually in December 2010 by Fifa's official board but both choices have been attacked by the competitors.Britain offered £21mfor this auction of which £2.5m was money taken from the nation in spite of Prince William and David Beckham trying to secure votes but they were extensively crushed. The United States missed out to Qatar for the 2022 competition.In the winters of 2010 FIFA Executive Committee gathered in Zürich on 2 December which consists of 22 members around the globe. Russia won the privilege to be the 2018 host in the second round of voting. The Portugal/Spain offer came next, and that from Belgium/Netherlands third. Britain's offered to have its second competition was successfully accepted.

 

Round of 16

Winner Group A vs

Runner- up Group B

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

30 June 2018

6:00 PM

Match 49

Winner Group C vs

Runner- up Group D

Kazan Arena,

Kazan

30 June 2018

2:00 PM

Match 50

Winner Group B vs

Runner- up Group A

Luzhniki Stadium Moscow

 

1 July 2018

2:00 PM

Match

51

Winner Group D vs

Runner- up Group C

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

 

 

1 July 2018

6:00 PM

Match

52

Winner Group E vs

Runner- up Group F

Cosmos Arena, Samara

2 July 2018

2:00 PM

Match

53

Winner Group G vs

Runner- up Group H

Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don

2 July 2018

6:00 PM

Match

54

Winner Group F vs

Runner- up Group E

Krestovsky Stadium, SaintPetersburg

3 July 2018

2:00 PM

Match

55

Winner Group H vs

Runner- up Group G

Otkritie Arena, Moscow

3 July 2018

6:00 PM

Match

56

 

Quarter-finals

Winners Match 49 vs Winners Match 50

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

6 July 2018

2:00 PM

Match 57

Winners Match 53 vs Winners Match 54

Kazan Arena,

Kazan

6 July 2018

6:00 PM

Match 58

Winners Match 55 vs Winners Match 56

Cosmos Arena, Samara

7July 2018

2:00 PM

Match 60

Winners Match 51 vs Winners Match 52

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

7July 2018

6:00 PM

Match 59

 

Semi-finals

Winners Match 57 vs Winners Match 58

 

Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

 

 

10 July 2018

6:00 PM

 

Match 61

Winners Match 59 vs Winners Match 60

Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

   

11July 2018

6:00 PM

Match 62

Third place play-off

 

Losers Match 61

vs Losers Match 62

Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

14 July 2018

6:00 PM

Match 63

Final

Winners Match 61 vs Winners Match 62

Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

15 July 2018

3:00PM

 

Match 64

 In the winters of 2010 FIFA Executive Committee gathered in Zürich on 2 December which consists of 22 members around the globe. Russia won the privilege to be the 2018 host in the second round of voting. The Portugal/Spain offer came next, and that from Belgium/Netherlands third. Britain's offered to have its second competition was successful accepted.
World cup Fifa 2018 knock out round was the foundation of this season with 209 member countries of Fifa association along with Russia entered the qualifying process as it is the host country.
Some of the nations were disqualified even before playing the knock out rounds  like Zimbabwe and Indonesia and few joined after the qualifying draw but before the  European qualifying had begun, namely  Gibraltar and Kosovo who joined FIFA on 13 May 2016.
2014 world cup Schedule was followed for the Placement in the competition and it was granted to continental confederations on march 2014 first match for the knock out series began in Dili, Timor Leste as a feature of the Asian foot ball confederation (AFC) and on 25 july 2015 the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, Saint Petersburg witness the mian qualifying round.
Finally 32 countries fit the bill to play at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, twenty nations contended at the past release of the competition in 2014.Iceland and Panama fit the bill out of the blue, with panama being the smallest nation regarding populace to achieve the World Cup.
Other groups returning after nonappearances of no less than three competitions include: Morocco, who last contended in 1998; Peru, returning following a 36-year nonappearance (since 1982), Senegal, seeking the second time in the after achieving the quarter-finals in 2002 and Egypt, coming back to the finals following a 28-year nonattendance from their last appearance in 1990.
Three Nordic nations Iceland, Sweden and Denmark, along with four Arab countries  Morocco, Saudi Arabia,Tunisia and Egypt have met all requirements for the World Cup in the history of Fifa.
Countries that were expected to qualify are four-time champions Italy  and Netherlands who acquired 2nd position three times.four  mainland champions neglected to qualify Cameroon, Copa América, Chile, New Zealand and  United StatesThe other prominent qualifying countries were  Ghana and Ivory Coast, who had both made the past three competitions.
One Russia was finalized for FIFA world cup 2018 next step was to finalize the venues. Cities which was announced on 29 September 2012 .these cities had to be chosen  in or just outside European Russian to decrease the time travel for the teams to reach the venues.Russia proposed 13  host cities that includes  Saint Petersburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don,  Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, Yekaterinburg and Samara along with 16 stadiums thus exceeding the basic conditions of FIFA .out of 16 stadiums 3 would be remodeled, and 13 would be recently Build. Development of the proposed Podolsk stadium in the Moscow  was crossed out by the provincial government, and furthermore in the capital, Otkrytiye Arena was rivaling Dynamo Stadium over which would be built first thus in October 2011 number of stadiums reduced to 14 from 16. The quantity of  cities was additionally lessened to 11 and number of stadiums to 12 as Krasnodar and Yaroslavl were dropped from the last list.
None of the 11 selected urban cities will have knockout stage game. The two biggest stadiums in Russia, the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow and the Saint Petersburg Stadium will be utilized the most approximantly 7 matches will be played at each stadium.where as 6 matches including one quarter-last match will be hosted in Novogrod ,Sochi, Kazan and Samara,and Rostov-on-Don the Otkrytiye Stadium in Moscow will have 5 round each including one round of 16 match each.

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