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2018 FIFA World Cup Complete Match Schedule in Indian Time (IST)

2018 FIFA World Cup Schedule, Time Table in IST

One of the Most Popular Football Tournament of Fifa world cup has been schedule to Played in Russia from 14th June 2018 and All the Soccer fans can enjoy this mega sporting events through various Official TV channels and Broadcasting Network.

India who is not qualify for the World cup 2018 but so many Indian football fans are don’t want to miss out this Russia world cup events. That’s Why they searching about Fifa Football World cup 2018 Schedule and Fixtures in IST time.

Total 32 Teams who are take participate in this Russia World cup 2018 which is kick off from the 14th June at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Total 64 Matches are played in This Mega Events of 21st Edition of Fifa world cup.

2018 Fifa World Cup Complete Match Schedule in Indian Standard Time (IST) is announced. This is the 21st edition of FIFA World Cup, which will be hosted by Russia. All the matches are schedule from 14th June to 15th July 2018. This is biggest soccer carnival in world contesting in every fourth year.

2018 year’s most important sporting event FIFA World Cup has been scheduled to take place in Russia and it will be enjoyed and viewed all over the world through various tv channels and broadcasting networks. Indians are also lover of football game and love to watch world cup 2018 although their national team is not a part of main event.

32 national teams, selected from members of associations of FIFA will be participated in 2018 FIFA World Cup. There are total of 64 matches in 2018 FIFA World Cup. This time football lovers in India, will not need to wait late night for matches as Russian timing is compatible to Indian Standard Watch.

According to Indian Standard Time (IST), 2018 FIFA World Cup Match will be started on 14th June 2018. Hosting Nation, Russia will play the first on opening day at 08:30pm Indian Time. Indian Standard Time (IST) is +5:30 GMT.

We know there are a lot of football crazy fans in India and they want to enjoy the FIFA World Cup 2018, but as the world cup is in Russia there will be a slight bit of difficulty in finding the match timings. So here we are for you, we will provide you the Match Schedule of FIFA World Cup 2022 in Indian Standard Time (IST) for all the 64 matches so that you never miss a match. Russia is a country with many different time zones. The Matches in Russia will be played as per UTC+2, UTC+3, UTC+4 & UTC+5. The Indian Standard Time is UTC+5:30 hence we converted the timing of all the matches in UTC+5:30.


FIFA World Cup 2018 Groups

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Egypt Iran Australia Argentina
Russia Morocco Denmark Croatia
Saudi Arabia Portugal France Iceland
Uruguay Spain Peru Nigeria
Group E Group F Group G Group H
Brazil Germany Belgium Colombia
Costa Rica South Korea England Japan
Switzerland Mexico Panama Poland
Serbia Sweden Tunisia Senegal

A total of 12 venues in Russia have been approved by the FIFA technical committee to hold 65 matches that would be played throughout the tournament. The opening ceremony is set to take place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. FIFA has also decided to keep VAR (Video Assistant Referee) technology at the World Cup and in the process marking the 2018 event as the first FIFA competition to use the highly debatable video assistance. Wolf Zabivaka designed by student Ekaterina Bocharova has been chosen as the official mascot of the World Cup 2018.

When Russia won the bid to host the 2018 event back in 2010, it was the first time in its history it had won the right to host a major football tournament. Hence the main theme of the cup is the things Russia is famous for which includes Matryoshkas and folk patter, cosmic outer space explorations as well as the folk motives featuring Firebirds. Let us have a quick glance at the schedule of the FIFA World Cup 2018 with match dates and timings given in Indian Standard Time (IST).

The Opening Match will be played on June 14, 2018 at 08:30 PM Indian Time between Hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow while the final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played on July 15, 2018 at 8:30 PM Indian Standard Time.

After the success of our previous post, FIFA 2014 World Cup Schedule in Indian Standard Time, We created a useful schedule, Match calendar of FIFA 2018 World Cup in Indian Standard Time. Stay tuned with us for the downloadable JPG, PDF formatted World Cup Schedules.

Because of the 70K peoples views to that post, planned to create complete match schedule of 2018 FIFA World Cup, Hosting in Russia, in Indian Standard Time.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Match Schedule in Indian Standard Time (IST)

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MatchNo. Date Time (IST) Teams Stadium Stage
1. June 14, 2018 8:30 PM Russia vs Saudi Arabia Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Group
2. June 15, 2018 5:30 PM Egypt vs Uruguay Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg Group
3. June 15, 2018 11:30 PM Portugal vs Spain Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi Group
4. June 15, 2018 8:30 PM Morocco vs Iran Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg Group
5. June 16, 2018 3:30 PM France vs Australia Kazan Arena, Kazan Group
6. June 16, 2018 9:30 PM Peru vs Denmark Mordovia Arena, Saransk Group
7. June 16, 2018 6:30 PM Argentina vs Iceland Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow Group
8. June 17, 2018 12:30 AM Croatia vs Nigeria Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad Group
9. June 17, 2018 11:30 PM Brazil vs Switzerland Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don Group
10. June 17, 2018 5:30 PM Costa Rica vs Serbia Cosmos Arena, Samara Group
11. June 17, 2018 8:30 PM Germany vs Mexico Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Group
12. June 18, 2018 5:30 PM Sweden vs South Korea Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod Group
13. June 18, 2018 8:30 PM Belgium vs Panama Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi Group
14. June 18, 2018 11:30 PM Tunisia vs England Volgograd Arena, Volgograd Group
15. June 19, 2018 8:30 PM Poland vs Senegal Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow Group
16. June 19, 2018 5:30 PM Colombia vs Japan Mordovia Arena, Saransk Group
17. June 19, 2018 11:30 PM Russia vs Egypt Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg Group
18. June 20, 2018 8:30 PM Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don Group
19. June 20, 2018 5:30 PM Portugal vs Morocco Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Group
20. June 20, 2018 11:30 PM Iran vs Spain Kazan Arena, Kazan Group
21. June 21, 2018 8:30 PM France vs Peru Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg Group
22. June 21, 2018 5:30 PM Denmark vs Australia Cosmos Arena, Samara Group
23. June 21, 2018 11:30 PM Argentina vs Croatia Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod Group
24. June 22, 2018 8:30 PM Nigeria vs Iceland Volgograd Arena, Volgograd Group
25. June 22, 2018 5:30 PM Brazil vs Costa Rica Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg Group
26. June 22, 2018 11:30 PM Serbia vs Switzerland Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad Group
27. June 23, 2018 11:30 PM Germany vs Sweden Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi Group
28. June 23, 2018 8:30 PM South Korea vs Mexico Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don Group
29. June 23, 2018 5:30 PM Belgium vs Tunisia Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow Group
30. June 24, 2018 5:30 PM England vs Panama Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod Group
31. June 24, 2018 11:30 PM Poland vs Colombia Kazan Arena, Kazan Group
32. June 24, 2018 8:30 PM Japan vs Senegal Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg Group
33. June 25, 2018 7:30 PM Uruguay vs Russia Cosmos Arena, Samara Group
34. June 25, 2018 7:30 PM Saudi Arabia vs Egypt Volgograd Arena, Volgograd Group
35. June 25, 2018 11:30 PM Iran vs Portugal Mordovia Arena, Saransk Group
36. June 25, 2018 11:30 PM Spain vs Morocco Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad Group
37. June 26, 2018 7:30 PM Denmark vs France Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Group
38. June 26, 2018 7:30 PM Australia vs Peru Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi Group
39. June 26, 2018 11:30 PM Nigeria vs Argentina Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg Group
40. June 26, 2018 11:30 PM Iceland vs Croatia Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don Group
41. June 27, 2018 11:30 PM Serbia vs Brazil Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow Group
42. June 27, 2018 11:30 PM Switzerland vs Costa Rica Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod Group
43. June 27, 2018 7:30 PM South Korea vs Germany Kazan Arena, Kazan Group
44. June 27, 2018 7:30 PM Mexico vs Sweden Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg Group
45. June 28, 2018 11:30 PM England vs Belgium Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad Group
46. June 28, 2018 11:30 PM Panama vs Tunisia Mordovia Arena, Saransk Group
47. June 28, 2018 7:30 PM Japan vs Poland Volgograd Arena, Volgograd Group
48. June 28, 2018 7:30 PM Senegal vs Colombia Cosmos Arena, Samara Group
49. June 30, 2018 11:30 PM Winner Group A vs Runner-up Group B Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi Round of 16
50. June 30, 2018 7:30 PM Winner Group C vs Runner-up Group D Kazan Arena, Kazan Round of 16
51. July 1, 2018 7:30 PM Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group A Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Round of 16
52. July 1, 2018 11:30 PM Winner Group D vs Runner-up Group C Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod Round of 16
53. July 2, 2018 7:30 PM Winner Group E vs Runner-up Group F Cosmos Arena, Samara Round of 16
54. July 2, 2018 11:30 PM Winner Group G vs Runner-up Group H Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don Round of 16
55. July 3, 2018 7:30 PM Winner Group F vs Runner-up Group E Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg Round of 16
56. July 3, 2018 11:30 PM Winner Group H vs Runner-up Group G Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow Round of 16
57. July 6, 2018 7:30 PM Winner Match 49 vs Winner Match 50 Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod Quarter-finals
58. July 6, 2018 11:30 PM Winner Match 53 vs Winner Match 54 Kazan Arena, Kazan Quarter-finals
59. July 7, 2018 11:30 PM Winner Match 51 vs Winner Match 52 Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi Quarter-finals
60. July 7, 2018 7:30 PM Winner Match 55 vs Winner Match 56 Cosmos Arena, Samara Quarter-finals
61. July 10, 2018 11:30 PM Winner Match 57 vs Winner Match 58 Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg Semi-finals
62. July 11, 2018 11:30 PM Winner Match 59 vs Winner Match 60 Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Semi-finals
63. July 14, 2018 7:30 PM Loser Match 61 vs Loser Match 62 Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg Third place
64. July 15, 2018 8:30 PM Winner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62 Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Final

Once the teams are finalized in each group after the final draw you will be able to download the Match Schedule in PDF which you can save on your computer to check the timings. The other thing you can do is bookmark this page in your browser. The above schedule is also helpful for fans from Sri Lanka as they also have same time zone i.e. UTC+5:30. Please share this article with your friends and family.

Where to Watch Fifa World cup 2018 Live in India – TV channels & Broadcaster Info

All the Indian soccer Fans are searching about the Mega Sports Events of Fifa World cup 2018 Tv channels and Official Broadcaster List. Check out here the Complete info about which TV channels bring the Fifa world cup 2018 live telecast in India ? Where to Watch Fifa world cup Live online in India ? Which Website provide the Fifa world cup live stream for India country ? etc

Sony Network is the officially broadcast the Fifa world cup 2018 Live Telecast and Coverage in India Country on their Channel of Sony Ten 2, Sony ESPN Channel while online users enjoy the Fifa world cup live streaming in India on websites.

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