FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is scheduled to be held in Russia from 14 June to 15 July this year. The previous edition of FIFA world cup held in 2014 was won by Germany. In the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup, there are 32 teams divided into eight groups of four each. The Football World Cup will be held in Europe for the first time since 2006. There will be a total of 64 matches played across 12 venues located in 11 cities. The timings of the matches are quite fan friendly in India as most of the matches will take place in the evening and extend to night. Here's a comprehensive look at the FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule in Indian Standard Time(IST).

Group Stage: FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule

Match Date Time (IST) Venue Matches
29 23 Jun 11:30 PM Fisht Stadium
Germany
vs
Sweden
30 24 Jun 05:30 PM Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
England
vs
Panama
31 24 Jun 08:30 PM Ekaterinburg Arena
Japan
vs
Senegal
32 24 Jun 11:30 PM Kazan Arena
Poland
vs
Colombia
33 25 Jun 07:30 PM Samara Arena
Uruguay
vs
Russia
34 25 Jun 07:30 PM Volgograd Arena
Saudi Arabia
vs
Egypt
35 25 Jun 11:30 PM Kaliningrad Stadium
Spain
vs
Morocco
36 25 Jun 11:30 PM Mordovia Arena
IR Iran
vs
Portugal
37 26 Jun 07:30 PM Fisht Stadium
Australia
vs
Peru
38 26 Jun 07:30 PM Luzhniki Stadium
Denmark
vs
France
39 26 Jun 11:30 PM Saint Petersburg Stadium
Nigeria
vs
Argentina
40 26 Jun 11:30 PM Rostov Arena
Iceland
vs
Croatia
41 27 Jun 07:30 PM Kazan Arena
Korea Republic
vs
Germany
42 27 Jun 07:30 PM Ekaterinburg Arena
Mexico
vs
Sweden
43 27 Jun 11:30 PM Spartak Stadium
Serbia
vs
Brazil
44 27 Jun 11:30 PM Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Switzerland
vs
Costa Rica
45 28 Jun 07:30 PM Volgograd Arena
Japan
vs
Poland
46 28 Jun 07:30 PM Samara Arena
Senegal
vs
Colombia
47 28 Jun 11:30 PM Mordovia Arena
Panama
vs
Tunisia
48 28 Jun 11:30 PM Kaliningrad Stadium
England
vs
Belgium

Round of 16 - (Knock Out Round): FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule

Match Date Time (IST) Venue Matches
Round of 16 30 Jun 07:30 PM Kazan Arena
1C
vs
2D
Round of 16 30 Jun 11:30 PM Fisht Stadium
1A
vs
2B
Round of 16 01 Jul 07:30 PM Luzhniki Stadium
1B
vs
2A
Round of 16 01 Jul 11:30 PM Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
1D
vs
2C
Round of 16 02 Jul 07:30 PM Samara Arena
1E
vs
2F
Round of 16 02 Jul 11:30 PM Rostov Arena
1G
vs
2H
Round of 16 03 Jul 07:30 PM Saint Petersburg Stadium
1F
vs
2E
Round of 16 03 Jul 11:30 PM Spartak Stadium
1H
vs
2G

Quarter Final: 2018 FIFA World Cup Schedule

Match Date Time (IST) Venue Matches
Quarter-Final 1 06 Jul 07:30 PM Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
W49
vs
W50
Quarter-Final 2 06 Jul 11:30 PM Kazan Arena
W53
vs
W54
Quarter-Final 3 07 Jul 07:30 PM Samara Arena
W55
vs
W56
Quarter-Final 4 07 Jul 11:30 PM Fisht Stadium
W51
vs
W52

Semi Final: FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule

Match Date Time (IST) Venue Matches
Semi-Final 1 10 Jul 11:30 PM Saint Petersburg Stadium
W57
vs
W58
Semi-Final 2 11 Jul 11:30 PM Luzhniki Stadium
W59
vs
W60

Third Place Playoff: 2018 FIFA World Cup Fixtures

Match Date Time (IST) Venue Matches
3rd Place Playoff 14 Jul 07:30 PM Saint Petersburg Stadium
L61
vs
L62

Final: FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule

Match Date Time (IST) Venue Matches
Final 15 Jul 08:30 PM Luzhniki Stadium
W61
vs
W62