FIFA World Cup 2018 Quarterfinals – Just 8 teams left in the tournament and with it 8 matches! The race for being crowned the best footballing nation in the world is heating up like never before with the onset of the quarterfinals. Starting tomorrow, eight teams will take on each other in four matches that will be played out over a period of two days to give us this year’s semi-finalists. With some final worthy matches on the menu, the quarterfinals of the most watched and loved sport in the world are sure to leave you awe-amazed. Check out our comprehensive guide to all the quarterfinal matches and Indian timings. The matches will be aired live on Sony Ten2/HD, Sony Ten 3/HD and Sony Six/HD in both Hindi and English. The SonyLiv app offers live streaming to keep you connected on the go with the world cup.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Quarterfinals
Friday, July 6
France vs Uruguay – 7:30 PM IST
The first quarter-final sees the young and mercurial French side take on a defensively astute and experienced Uruguay side. While France scored four in their last match to overcome a strong Argentinean side, Uruguay progressed after beating Portugal 2-1, conceding their only goal of the tournament in the progress. Godin, Cavani, Kante and Mbappé will be the main players to watch out for.
Brazil vs Belgium 11:30 PM
Touted to be the best match of the quarter-final, Brazil V. Belgium is set to get your heart pumping. Two of the most talented and attacking minded teams left in the tournament, the match is sure to be a goal fest. Miss it at your own peril!
Saturday, July 7
Sweden vs England – 7.30 PM IST
With many fancying England as title contenders now, given the maturity the country has shown for the first time in its world cup history, the players and coach Southgate will be fully aware that it’s going to take a lot for them to go all the way. And the first challenge in the way stands in the form of Sweden who will be extremely hard to break down. An evenly contested match, this one can go either way.
Russia vs Croatia – 11:30 PM
The biggest surprise package of this world cup, Russia take on a Croatia to draw an end to the quarterfinals. Having impressed with their running and tactical knowledge of the game, Russia will put up a huge challenge for a Croatian side who boasting of some of the best midfielders in the game have been equally impressive this FIFA World Cup 2018 Quarterfinals.