2018 FIFA World Cup schedule: Start times and results for every match in Australian time

World Cup TrophyHere is the 2018 FIFA World Cup schedule and draw, with the start times for every match in Australian Eastern Standard Time. The World Cup kicked off in the early hours of Friday, June 15 in Russia, with 32 nations converging to fight it out for the game’s ultimate prize.

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Group stage | Knockout stage

Navigate Fixture by group
Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H

The World Cup sees the 32 teams divided into eight groups of four, with each side playing three matches against the other opponents in their group.

The top two teams from each of the eight groups at the end of the first stage advanced to the Round of 16.

From there, it’s straight knockout – eight winners advancing to the quarter-finals, then the four winners to the semi-finals, before the final will be played Monday, July 16 at 1am (AEST) – that’s Sunday evening in Russia – between France and Croatia.

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Full tournament draw

 

Knockout stage

Round of 16
Game No. Date Time Match Venue Broadcast
49 Sun 1 Jul 12:00 AM France 4 def Argentina 3 Kazan Arena SBS, Optus
50 Sun 1 Jul 4:00 AM Uruguay 2 def Portugal 1 Fisht Stadium SBS, Optus
51 Mon 2 Jul 12:00 AM Spain 1 def by Russia 1 (Russia won 4-3 on penalties) Luzhniki Stadium SBS, Optus
52 Mon 2 Jul 4:00 AM Croatia 1 def Denmark 1 (Croatia won 3-2 on penalties) Nizhy Novgorod Stadium SBS, Optus
53 Tue 3 Jul 12:00 AM Brazil 2 def Mexico 0 Samara Arena SBS, Optus
54 Tue 3 Jul 4:00 AM Belgium 3 def Japan 2 Rostov Arena SBS, Optus
55 Wed 4 Jul 12:00 AM Sweden 1 def Switzerland 0 Saint Petersburg Stadium SBS, Optus
56 Wed 4 Jul 4:00 AM Colombia 1 def by England 1 (England won 4-3 on penalties) Spartak Stadium SBS, Optus
Quarter-finals
Game No. Date Time Match Venue Broadcast
57 Sat 7 Jul 12:00 AM France 2 def Uruguay 0 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium SBS, Optus
58 Sat 7 Jul 4:00 AM Brazil 1 def by Belgium 2 Kazan Arena SBS, Optus
59 Sun 8 Jul 12:00 AM Sweden 0 def by England 2 Samara Arena SBS, Optus
60 Sun 8 Jul 4:00 AM Russia 2 def by Croatia 2 (Croatia won 4-3 on penalties) Fisht Stadium SBS, Optus
Semi-finals
Game No. Date Time Match Venue Broadcast
61 Wed 11 Jul 4:00 AM France 1 def Belgium 0 Saint Petersburg Stadium SBS, Optus
62 Thu 12 Jul 4:00 AM England 1 def by Croatia 2 Luzhniki Stadium SBS, Optus
Third-placed playoff
Game No. Date Time Match Venue Broadcast
63 Sun 15 Jul 12:00 AM Belgium 2 def England 0 Saint Petersburg Stadium SBS, Optus
World Cup final
Game No. Date Time Match Venue Broadcast
64 Mon 16 Jul 1:00 AM France 4 def Croatia 2 Luzhniki Stadium SBS, Optus

 

Group stage fixtures and results

Game No. Group Date Time Match Venue Broadcast
1 A Fri 15 Jun 1:00 AM Russia 5 def Saudi Arabia 0 Luzhniki Stadium SBS, Optus
2 A Fri 15 Jun 10:00 PM Egypt 0 def by Uruguay 1 Ekaterinburg Arena Optus
3 B Sat 16 Jun 1:00 AM Morocco 0 def by Iran 1 Saint Petersburg Stadium Optus
4 B Sat 16 Jun 4:00 AM Portugal 3 drew with Spain 3 Fisht Stadium SBS, Optus
5 C Sat 16 Jun 8:00 PM France 2 def Australia 1 Kazan Arena SBS, Optus
6 D Sat 16 Jun 11:00 PM Argentina 1 drew with Iceland 1 Spartak Stadium Optus
7 C Sun 17 Jun 2:00 AM Peru 0 def by Denmark 1 Mordovia Arena Optus
8 D Sun 17 Jun 5:00 AM Croatia 2 def Nigeria 0 Kaliningrad Stadium Optus
9 E Sun 17 Jun 10:00 PM Costa Rica 0 def by Serbia 1 Samara Arena Optus
10 F Mon 18 Jun 1:00 AM Germany 0 def by Mexico 1 Luzhniki Stadium SBS, Optus
11 E Mon 18 Jun 4:00 AM Brazil 1 drew with Switzerland 1 Rostov Arena Optus
12 F Mon 18 Jun 10:00 PM Sweden 1 def South Korea 0 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium SBS, Optus
13 G Tue 19 Jun 1:00 AM Belgium 3 def Panama 0 Fisht Stadium SBS, Optus
14 G Tue 19 Jun 4:00 AM Tunisia 1 def by England 2 Volgograd Arena SBS, Optus
15 H Tue 19 Jun 10:00 PM Colombia 1 def by Japan 2 Mordovia Arena SBS, Optus
16 H Wed 20 Jun 1:00 AM Poland 1 def by Senegal 2 Spartak Stadium SBS, Optus
17 A Wed 20 Jun 4:00 AM Russia 3 def Egypt 1 Saint Petersburg Stadium SBS, Optus
18 B Wed 20 Jun 10:00 PM Portugal 1 def Morocco 0 Luzhniki Stadium SBS, Optus
19 A Thu 21 Jun 1:00 AM Uruguay 1 def Saudi Arabia 0 Rostov Arena SBS, Optus
20 B Thu 21 Jun 4:00 AM Iran 0 def by Spain 1 Kazan Arena SBS, Optus
21 C Thu 21 Jun 10:00 PM Denmark 1 drew with Australia 1 Samara Arena SBS, Optus
22 C Fri 22 Jun 1:00 AM France 1 def Peru 0 Ekaterinburg Arena SBS, Optus
23 D Fri 22 Jun 4:00 AM Argentina 0 def by Croatia 3 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium SBS, Optus
24 E Fri 22 Jun 10:00 PM Brazil 2 def Costa Rica 0 Saint Petersburg Stadium SBS, Optus
25 D Sat 23 Jun 1:00 AM Nigeria 2 def Iceland 0 Volgograd Arena SBS, Optus
26 E Sat 23 Jun 4:00 AM Serbia 1 def by Switzerland 2 Kaliningrad Stadium SBS, Optus
27 G Sat 23 Jun 10:00 PM Belgium 5 def Tunisia 2 Spartak Stadium SBS, Optus
28 F Sun 24 Jun 1:00 AM South Korea 1 def by Mexico 2 Rostov Arena SBS, Optus
29 F Sun 24 Jun 4:00 AM Germany 2 def Sweden 1 Fisht Stadium SBS, Optus
30 G Sun 24 Jun 10:00 PM England 6 def Panama 1 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium SBS, Optus
31 H Mon 25 Jun 1:00 AM Japan 2 drew with Senegal 2 Ekaterinburg Arena SBS, Optus
32 H Mon 25 Jun 4:00 AM Poland 0 def by Colombia 3 Kazan Arena SBS, Optus
33 A Tue 26 Jun 12:00 AM Uruguay 3 def Russia 0 Samara Arena SBS, Optus
34 A Tue 26 Jun 12:00 AM Saudi Arabia 2 def Egypt 1 Volgograd Arena SBS, Optus
35 B Tue 26 Jun 4:00 AM Iran 1 drew with Portugal 1 Mordovia Arena SBS, Optus
36 B Tue 26 Jun 4:00 AM Spain 2 drew with Morocco 2 Kaliningrad Stadium SBS, Optus
37 C Wed 27 Jun 12:00 AM Denmark 0 drew with France 0 Luzhniki Stadium SBS, Optus
38 C Wed 27 Jun 12:00 AM Australia 0 def by Peru 2 Fisht Stadium SBS, Optus
39 D Wed 27 Jun 4:00 AM Nigeria 1 def by Argentina 2 Saint Petersburg Stadium SBS, Optus
40 D Wed 27 Jun 4:00 AM Iceland 1 def by Croatia 2 Rostov Arena SBS, Optus
41 F Thu 28 Jun 12:00 AM Mexico 0 def by Sweden 3 Ekaterinburg Arena SBS, Optus
42 F Thu 28 Jun 12:00 AM South Korea 2 def Germany 0 Kazan Arena SBS, Optus
43 E Thu 28 Jun 4:00 AM Serbia 0 def by Brazil 2 Spartak Stadium SBS, Optus
44 E Thu 28 Jun 4:00 AM Switzerland 2 drew with Costa Rica 2 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium SBS, Optus
45 H Fri 29 Jun 12:00 AM Japan 0 def by Poland 1 Volgograd Arena SBS, Optus
46 H Fri 29 Jun 12:00 AM Senegal 0 def by Colombia 1 Samara Arena SBS, Optus
47 G Fri 29 Jun 4:00 AM Panama 1 def by Tunisia 2 Mordovia Arena SBS, Optus
48 G Fri 29 Jun 4:00 AM England 0 def by Belgium 1 Kaliningrad Stadium SBS, Optus

Individual Group Draws

Group A

Game No. Date Time Match Venue
1 Fri 15 Jun 1:00 AM Russia 5 def Saudi Arabia 0 Luzhniki Stadium
2 Fri 15 Jun 10:00 PM Egypt 0 def by Uruguay 1 Ekaterinburg Arena
17 Wed 20 Jun 4:00 AM Russia 3 def Egypt 1 Saint Petersburg Stadium
19 Thu 21 Jun 1:00 AM Uruguay 1 def Saudi Arabia 0 Rostov Arena
33 Tue 26 Jun 12:00 AM Uruguay 3 def Russia 0 Samara Arena
34 Tue 26 Jun 12:00 AM Saudi Arabia 2 def Egypt 1 Volgograd Arena

Group B

Game No. Date Time Match Venue
3 Sat 16 Jun 1:00 AM Morocco 0 def by Iran 1 Saint Petersburg Stadium
4 Sat 16 Jun 4:00 AM Portugal 3 drew with Spain 3 Fisht Stadium
18 Wed 20 Jun 10:00 PM Portugal 1 def Morocco 0 Luzhniki Stadium
20 Thu 21 Jun 4:00 AM Iran 0 def by Spain 1 Kazan Arena
35 Tue 26 Jun 4:00 AM Iran 1 drew with Portugal 1 Mordovia Arena
36 Tue 26 Jun 4:00 AM Spain 2 drew with Morocco 2 Kaliningrad Stadium

Group C

Game No. Date Time Match Venue
5 Sat 16 Jun 8:00 PM France 2 def Australia 1 Kazan Arena
7 Sun 17 Jun 2:00 AM Peru 0 def by Denmark 1 Mordovia Arena
21 Thu 21 Jun 10:00 PM Denmark 1 drew with Australia 1 Samara Arena
22 Fri 22 Jun 1:00 AM France 1 def Peru 0 Ekaterinburg Arena
37 Wed 27 Jun 12:00 AM Denmark 0 drew with France 0 Luzhniki Stadium
38 Wed 27 Jun 12:00 AM Australia 0 def by Peru 2 Fisht Stadium

Group D

Game No. Date Time Match Venue
6 Sat 16 Jun 11:00 PM Argentina 1 drew with Iceland 1 Spartak Stadium
8 Sun 17 Jun 5:00 AM Croatia 2 def Nigeria 0 Kaliningrad Stadium
23 Fri 22 Jun 4:00 AM Argentina 0 def by Croatia 3 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium
25 Sat 23 Jun 1:00 AM Nigeria 2 def Iceland 0 Volgograd Arena
39 Wed 27 Jun 4:00 AM Nigeria 1 def by Argentina 2 Saint Petersburg Stadium
40 Wed 27 Jun 4:00 AM Iceland 1 def by Croatia 2 Rostov Arena

Group E

Game No. Date Time Match Venue
9 Sun 17 Jun 10:00 PM Costa Rica 0 def by Serbia 1 Samara Arena
11 Mon 18 Jun 4:00 AM Brazil 1 drew with Switzerland 1 Rostov Arena
24 Fri 22 Jun 10:00 PM Brazil 2 def Costa Rica 0 Saint Petersburg Stadium
26 Sat 23 Jun 4:00 AM Serbia 1 def by Switzerland 2 Kaliningrad Stadium
43 Thu 28 Jun 4:00 AM Serbia 0 def by Brazil 2 Spartak Stadium
44 Thu 28 Jun 4:00 AM Switzerland 2 drew with Costa Rica 2 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium

Group F

Game No. Date Time Match Venue
10 Mon 18 Jun 1:00 AM Germany 0 def by Mexico 1 Luzhniki Stadium
12 Mon 18 Jun 10:00 PM Sweden 1 def South Korea 0 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium
28 Sun 24 Jun 1:00 AM South Korea 1 def by Mexico 2 Rostov Arena
29 Sun 24 Jun 4:00 AM Germany 2 def Sweden 1 Fisht Stadium
41 Thu 28 Jun 12:00 AM Mexico 0 def by Sweden 3 Ekaterinburg Arena
42 Thu 28 Jun 12:00 AM South Korea 2 def Germany 0 Kazan Arena

Group G

Game No. Date Time Match Venue
13 Tue 19 Jun 1:00 AM Belgium 3 def Panama 0 Fisht Stadium
14 Tue 19 Jun 4:00 AM Tunisia 1 def by England 2 Volgograd Arena
27 Sat 23 Jun 10:00 PM Belgium 5 def Tunisia 2 Spartak Stadium
30 Sun 24 Jun 10:00 PM England 6 def Panama 1 Nizhy Novgorod Stadium
47 Fri 29 Jun 4:00 AM Panama 1 def by Tunisia 2 Mordovia Arena
48 Fri 29 Jun 4:00 AM England 0 def by Belgium 1 Kaliningrad Stadium

Group H

Game No. Date Time Match Venue
15 Tue 19 Jun 10:00 PM Colombia 1 def by Japan 2 Mordovia Arena
16 Wed 20 Jun 1:00 AM Poland 1 def by Senegal 2 Spartak Stadium
31 Mon 25 Jun 1:00 AM Japan 2 drew with Senegal 2 Ekaterinburg Arena
32 Mon 25 Jun 4:00 AM Poland 0 def by Colombia 3 Kazan Arena
45 Fri 29 Jun 12:00 AM Japan 0 def by Poland 1 Volgograd Arena
46 Fri 29 Jun 12:00 AM Senegal 0 def by Colombia 1 Samara Arena

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Last updated: 16 July, 2018