Russia has its arms wide open to welcome the 31 teams who are competently qualified for FIFA 2018. While FIFA draw has already taken place, FIFA 2018 world cup will officially kickoff on the 14th of June and the tournaments final will be on the 15th of July. Catch the sensational matches of FIFA 2018 world cup in Russia and don’t miss a single second of the heated football matches played throughout the tournament.
Official Channels Broadcasting FIFA in Russia
There are many channels broadcasting FIFA around the world with exclusive rights. The channels are subscription based or need a cable connection. However, lucky for Russian and European residents, all European countries will have live coverage on their free-to-air local channels. All matches, especially one with Team Russia, will be telecasted live for free. This is because European Broadcasting Union has secured all media rights for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA world cup.
All cord cutters are also at an advantage as they can easily stream FIFA 2018 world cup in Russia live on www.matchtv.ru
European expats can also get access to the free live stream. Even though the channel is geo-blocked and doesn’t work outside of Russia, with FastestVPN you can conveniently get your hands on all 64 matches via matchtv.ru.
For FIFA fans outside Russia:
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- On your device’s browser, go to matchtv.ru
- Experience FIFA live for free!
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FIFA World Cup Schedule
|14th June – 28th June: Qualifiers|
|30th June – 3rd July: Round of 16|
|6th and 7th July: Quarter Finals|
|10th and 11th July: Semi-Finals|
|14th July: Third Place|
|15th July: Final|
FIFA 2018 Teams and Qualifiers
There are 32 teams that qualified for FIFA 2018. They are categorically sorted into 8 groups as below. Russia was the first to qualify and put in Group A, reaping the perks of being the hosting country.
The countries are put into 8 groups with a pool of 4 in each team as follows:
|Group A||Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay|
|Group B||Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran|
|Group C||France, Australia, Peru, Denmark|
|Group D||Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria|
|Group E||Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia|
|Group F||Germany, Mexico, Sweden, Korea Republic|
|Group G||Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England|
|Group H||Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan|
FIFA World Cup Live 2018
Cheer on while you root for the team you are supporting to make it to the top and take the cup home. Fans are anxiously waiting for the tournament to start. The world cup is bound to keep them just as anxious and on the edge of their seat throughout. Watch FIFA 2018 world cup in Russia on any local channel for free. FIFA fans outside Russia can always connect to FastestVPN and benefit just the same without any barriers.