2018 FIFA World Cup Group A

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Group A of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14 to 25 June 2018.[1] The group consists of Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Uruguay. The top two teams will advance to the round of 16.[2]

Teams

Draw position Team Pot Confederation Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
October 2017[nb 1] June 2018
A1  Russia 1 UEFA Hosts 2 December 2010 11th[nb 2] 2014 Fourth place (1966)[nb 3] 65
A2  Saudi Arabia 4 AFC AFC Third Round Group B runners-up 5 September 2017 5th 2006 Round of 16 (1994) 63
A3  Egypt 3 CAF CAF Third Round Group E winners 8 October 2017 3rd 1990 First round (1934), Group stage (1990) 30
A4  Uruguay 2 CONMEBOL CONMEBOL Round Robin runners-up 10 October 2017 13th 2014 Winners (1930, 1950) 17
Notes
  1. ^ The rankings of October 2017 were used for seeding for the final draw.
  2. ^ This is the 4th appearance of Russia at the FIFA World Cup. However, FIFA considers Russia as the successor team of the Soviet Union, who qualified on 7 occasions.
  3. ^ Russia's best result is group stage in 1994, 2002, and 2014. However, FIFA considers Russia as the successor team of the Soviet Union.

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Russia (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to knockout stage
2  Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 14 June 2018. Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.

In the round of 16:

  • The winners of Group A will advance to play the runners-up of Group B.
  • The runners-up of Group A will advance to play the winners of Group B.

Matches

All times listed are local time.[1]

Russia vs Saudi Arabia

14 June 2018 (2018-06-14)
18:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Russia  Match 1  Saudi Arabia
Report

Egypt vs Uruguay

15 June 2018 (2018-06-15)
17:00 YEKT (UTC+5)
Egypt  Match 2  Uruguay
Report

Russia vs Egypt

19 June 2018 (2018-06-19)
21:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Russia  Match 17  Egypt
Report

Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia

20 June 2018 (2018-06-20)
18:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Uruguay  Match 18  Saudi Arabia
Report

Uruguay vs Russia

25 June 2018 (2018-06-25)
18:00 SAMT (UTC+4)
Uruguay  Match 33  Russia
Report

Saudi Arabia vs Egypt

25 June 2018 (2018-06-25)
17:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Saudi Arabia  Match 34  Egypt
Report

References

  1. ^ a b "FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 – Match Schedule" (PDF). FIFA.com. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Regulations – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia" (PDF). FIFA.com. 

External links

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Group A, FIFA.com
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