FIFA 2018 World Cup | Schedule, venue, timings, participating countries, squad list, results

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 01, 2018, 04.31 PM(IST)

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FIFA World Cup 2018, the biggest sporting event on earth, has already begun. The 21st edition of FIFA World Cup is scheduled from June 14 to July 15. The mega event, hosted by Russia, will be keenly followed by thousands of fans around the world. Here is the complete list of fixtures in IST time, venues, participating countries and squad list.

Here is the complete fixture (IST time)

June 14

08:30 PM | Russia vs Saudi Arabia 8:30 PM Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

Denis Cheryshev strikes twice as Russia thrash Saudi Arabia in opener

June 15

05:30 PM | Egypt vs Uruguay | Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

Defender Jose Gimenez's late header helps Uruguay to beat Egypt

08:30 PM | Morocco vs Iran | Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

Iran stun Morocco with stoppage-time own goal

11:30 PM | Portugal vs Spain | Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Portugal draw with Spain in 6-goal thriller

June 16

03:30 PM | France vs Australia | Kazan Arena, Kazan

France beat Australia as technology plays its part

06:30 PM | Argentina vs Iceland | Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow

Messi misses penalty as two-times Champion Argentina held by debutant Iceland

09:30 PM | Peru vs Denmark | Mordovia Arena, Saransk

Poulsen's winner for Denmark ruins Peru's World Cup return

June 17

12:30 AM | Croatia vs Nigeria | Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

Croatia cruise to 2-0 win over Nigeria

05:30 PM | Costa Rica vs Serbia | Cosmos Arena, Samara

Captain Kolarov strikes as Serbia beat Costa Rica

08:30 PM | Germany vs Mexico | Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

Lozano shines as Mexico beat holders Germany

11:30 PM | Brazil vs Switzerland | Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland

June 18

05:30 PM | Sweden vs South Korea | Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

VAR-aided penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

08:30 PM | Belgium vs Panama | Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

Lukaku strikes twice as Belgium beat Panama

11:30 PM | Tunisia vs England | Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

'Hurri-Kane' saves England from Tunisian threat

June 19

05:30 PM | Colombia vs Japan | Mordovia Arena, Saransk

Yuya Osako scores winner as Japan beat 10-man Colombia

08:30 PM | Poland vs Senegal | Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow

Poland's blooper help Senegal to claim victory

11:30 PM | Russia vs Egypt | Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

Russia on brink of knockout stage after win over Egypt

June 20

05:30 PM | Portugal vs Morocco | Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

Cristiano Ronaldo scores winner as Portugal eliminate Morocco

08:30 PM | Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia | Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don

Uruguay defeat Saudi Arabia to reach last 16

11:30 PM | Iran vs Spain | Kazan Arena, Kazan

Diego Costa shines as Spain beat stubborn Iran

June 21

05:30 PM | Denmark vs Australia | Cosmos Arena, Samara

Captain Jedinak makes Australia's point against Denmark

08:30 PM | France vs Peru | Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

11:30 PM | Argentina vs Croatia | Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

Lionel Messi's side on the brink of premature exit as Croatia beat Argentina

June 22

05:30 PM | Brazil vs Costa Rica | Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

Neymar in tears as Brazil registers first win, Costa Rica crash out

08:30 PM | Nigeria vs Iceland | Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

Nigeria bounce back with win against Iceland

11:30 PM | Serbia vs Switzerland | Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

Serbia must take hard road after painful loss to Switzerland

June 23

05:30 PM | Belgium vs Tunisia | Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow

Hazard, Lukaku net braces as Belgium rout Tunisia

08:30 PM | South Korea vs Mexico | Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don

Mexico continue winning run against South Korea

11:30 PM | Germany vs Sweden | Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

Kroos’ stunning late winner against Sweden keeps Germany alive

June 24

05:30 PM | England vs Panama | Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

Harry Kane hits hat-trick as England beat Panama to reach last 16

08:30 PM | Japan vs Senegal | Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

Senegal, Japan play out 2-2 thriller

11:30 PM | Poland vs Colombia | Kazan Arena, Kazan

Falcao, Cuadrado and Mina star as Colombia defeat Poland

June 25

07:30 PM | Uruguay vs Russia | Cosmos Arena, Samara

Uruguay beat already qualified Russia to reach knockout stage

07:30 PM | Saudi Arabia vs Egypt | Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

Salah scores but Egypt lose to Saudi Arabia

11:30 PM | Iran vs Portugal | Mordovia Arena, Saransk

Portugal held by Iran after Ronaldo misses penalty

11:30 PM | Spain vs Morocco | Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

Spain enter last 16 as Iago Aspas scores last-gasp goal

June 26

07:30 PM | Denmark vs France | Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

France, Denmark in Round of 16 after 1st goalless draw

07:30 PM | Australia vs Peru | Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

Peru defeat Australia but both teams crash out

11:30 PM | Nigeria vs Argentina | Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

Ivan Perisic scores winner to end Iceland's World Cup dream

11:30 PM | Iceland vs Croatia | Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don

Argentina beat Nigeria to cruise to knockout stages

June 27

07:30 PM | South Korea vs Germany | Kazan Arena, Kazan

Defending champions Germany lose to South Korea, crash out of World Cup

07:30 PM | Mexico vs Sweden | Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

Sweden beat Mexico 3-0 but both through to last 16

11:30 PM | Serbia vs Brazil | Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow

Brazil outclass Serbia to set up Mexico clash

11:30 PM | Switzerland vs Costa Rica | Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

Draw lets Switzerland advance, Costa Rica leave on high note

June 28

07:30 PM | Japan vs Poland | Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

Japan reach last 16 despite loss to Poland

07:30 PM | Senegal vs Colombia | Cosmos Arena, Samar

Colombia through as Senegal suffers yellow peril

11:30 PM | England vs Belgium | Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

Januzaj gives Belgium 1-0 win over England and top spot

11:30 PM | Panama vs Tunisia | Mordovia Arena, Saransk

Tunisia beat Panama to end campaign on a high

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Round of 16

June 30

07:30 PM | France vs Argentina | Kazan Arena, Kazan

'Messy' Argentina succumb to Mbappe's brace, crash out of tournament

11:30 PM | Uruguay vs Portugal | Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

Ronaldo's Portugal knocked out of tournament by Uruguay

July 1

07:30 PM | Spain vs Russia | Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

Russia beat Spain on penalties to reach quarter-finals

11:30 PM | Croatia vs Denmark | Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

Croatia beat Denmark in penalty shoot out

July 2

07:30 PM | Brazil vs Mexico | Cosmos Arena, Samara

Neymar shines as Brazil advance to quarter-finals

11:30 PM | Belgium vs Japan | Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don

Belgium snatch 3-2 win over Japan to set up Brazil clash

July 3

07:30 PM | Sweden vs Switzerland | Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

Sweden enter quarter-finals after defeating Switzerland

11:30 PM | Colombia vs England | Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow

England beat Colombia on penalties to reach quarter-finals



July 6

07:30 PM | Uruguay vs France | Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod

France beat Uruguay, become first country to reach semi-finals

11:30 PM | Brazil vs Belgium | Kazan Arena, Kazan

Belgium enter semi-final for the 2nd time after 1986

July 7

07:30 PM | Sweden vs England | Cosmos Arena, Samara

England beat Sweden 2-0 to reach World Cup semis

11:30 PM | Russia vs Croatia | Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

Croatia crush Russia's 2018 FIFA World Cup dream, enter semi-finals

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July 10

11:30 PM | France vs Belgium | Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

Samuel Umtiti's header sends France into final

July 11

11:30 PM | Croatia vs England | Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow 

Croatia create history, enter first World Cup final after defeating England in semis

Third place

July 14

07:30 PM | England vs Belgium | Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg 

Belgium beat England to secure third place


July 15

08:30 PM | Croatia vs France | Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

Les Bleus seal second World Cup triumph with 4-2 win over spirited Croatia





Coach: Didier Deschamps

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, Benoît Costil

Defenders: Raphaël Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Patrice Evra, Laurent Koscielny, Bacary Sagna, Benjamin Pavard, Adil Rami, Lucas Digne

Mid-fielders: Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet, N'Golo Kanté, Blaise Matuidi, Mathieu Valbuena, Nabil Fekir

Forwards: Olivier Giroud, Kylian Mbappé, Alexandre Lacazette, Alexandre LacazetteBafétimbi Gomis