First round matches are scheduled between 14th June and 28th June. First round is a groups stage tournament, which is played as league format. Two teams, who score more points from each group will advance to second round. Here is the complete match schedule of First round of 2018 FIFA World Cup.
FIFA World cup 2018 Time Table is basically divided into 2 stages. The first stage is group and second stage is the knockout stage. These stages are divided into 3 more stages round of 16, Quater finals and semi-finals.
Group Stage: Fifa makes 8 groups for Fifa world cup 2018 schedule. Every group has 4 teams in it. Every group has an English alphabet name from A to H. 48 matches will be played in the group stage. Every team will play 3 matches. Top 2 team of every group will play for the knockout stage.
Knockout Stage: Pre-quarterfinals, Quater finals and semi-finals and final are the part of the knockout stage. This is a crucial stage for every team in this stage if a team lost 1 match that team will be kicked out from the Fifa world cup Russia 2018.
According to FIFA, more than 1 billion individuals tuned in to watch the football final, and it was dubbed as the most watched sporting event in history.
Russia World cup 2018 Schedule in Malaysia Time (UTC +8 Timezone)
|1.||June 14, 2018||11:00 PM||Russia vs Saudi Arabia||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow||Group|
|2.||June 15, 2018||8:00 PM||Egypt vs Uruguay||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg||Group|
|3.||June 16, 2018||2:00 AM||Portugal vs Spain||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi||Group|
|4.||June 15, 2018||11:00 PM||Morocco vs Iran||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg||Group|
|5.||June 16, 2018||6:00 PM||France vs Australia||Kazan Arena, Kazan||Group|
|6.||June 17, 2018||12:00 AM||Peru vs Denmark||Mordovia Arena, Saransk||Group|
|7.||June 16, 2018||9:00 PM||Argentina vs Iceland||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow||Group|
|8.||June 17, 2018||3:00 AM||Croatia vs Nigeria||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad||Group|
|9.||June 18, 2018||2:00 AM||Brazil vs Switzerland||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don||Group|
|10.||June 17, 2018||8:00 PM||Costa Rica vs Serbia||Cosmos Arena, Samara||Group|
|11.||June 17, 2018||11:00 PM||Germany vs Mexico||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow||Group|
|12.||June 18, 2018||8:00 PM||Sweden vs South Korea||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod||Group|
|13.||June 18, 2018||11:00 PM||Belgium vs Panama||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi||Group|
|14.||June 19, 2018||2:00 AM||Tunisia vs England||Volgograd Arena, Volgograd||Group|
|15.||June 19, 2018||11:00 PM||Poland vs Senegal||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow||Group|
|16.||June 19, 2018||8:00 PM||Colombia vs Japan||Mordovia Arena, Saransk||Group|
|17.||June 20, 2018||2:00 AM||Russia vs Egypt||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg||Group|
|18.||June 20, 2018||11:00 PM||Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don||Group|
|19.||June 20, 2018||8:00 PM||Portugal vs Morocco||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow||Group|
|20.||June 21, 2018||2:00 AM||Iran vs Spain||Kazan Arena, Kazan||Group|
|21.||June 21, 2018||11:00 PM||France vs Peru||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg||Group|
|22.||June 21, 2018||8:00 PM||Denmark vs Australia||Cosmos Arena, Samara||Group|
|23.||June 22, 2018||2:00 AM||Argentina vs Croatia||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod||Group|
|24.||June 22, 2018||11:00 PM||Nigeria vs Iceland||Volgograd Arena, Volgograd||Group|
|25.||June 22, 2018||8:00 PM||Brazil vs Costa Rica||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg||Group|
|26.||June 23, 2018||2:00 AM||Serbia vs Switzerland||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad||Group|
|27.||June 24, 2018||2:00 AM||Germany vs Sweden||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi||Group|
|28.||June 23, 2018||11:00 PM||South Korea vs Mexico||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don||Group|
|29.||June 23, 2018||8:00 PM||Belgium vs Tunisia||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow||Group|
|30.||June 24, 2018||8:00 PM||England vs Panama||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod||Group|
|31.||June 25, 2018||2:00 AM||Poland vs Colombia||Kazan Arena, Kazan||Group|
|32.||June 24, 2018||11:00 PM||Japan vs Senegal||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg||Group|
|33.||June 25, 2018||10:00 PM||Uruguay vs Russia||Cosmos Arena, Samara||Group|
|34.||June 25, 2018||10:00 PM||Saudi Arabia vs Egypt||Volgograd Arena, Volgograd||Group|
|35.||June 26, 2018||2:00 AM||Iran vs Portugal||Mordovia Arena, Saransk||Group|
|36.||June 26, 2018||2:00 AM||Spain vs Morocco||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad||Group|
|37.||June 26, 2018||10:00 PM||Denmark vs France||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow||Group|
|38.||June 26, 2018||10:00 PM||Australia vs Peru||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi||Group|
|39.||June 27, 2018||2:00 AM||Nigeria vs Argentina||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg||Group|
|40.||June 27, 2018||2:00 AM||Iceland vs Croatia||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don||Group|
|41.||June 28, 2018||2:00 AM||Serbia vs Brazil||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow||Group|
|42.||June 28, 2018||2:00 AM||Switzerland vs Costa Rica||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod||Group|
|43.||June 27, 2018||10:00 PM||South Korea vs Germany||Kazan Arena, Kazan||Group|
|44.||June 27, 2018||10:00 PM||Mexico vs Sweden||Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg||Group|
|45.||June 29, 2018||2:00 AM||England vs Belgium||Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad||Group|
|46.||June 29, 2018||2:00 AM||Panama vs Tunisia||Mordovia Arena, Saransk||Group|
|47.||June 28, 2018||10:00 PM||Japan vs Poland||Volgograd Arena, Volgograd||Group|
|48.||June 28, 2018||10:00 PM||Senegal vs Colombia||Cosmos Arena, Samara||Group|
|49.||July 1, 2018||2:00 AM||Winner Group A vs Runner-up Group B||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi||Round of 16|
|50.||June 30, 2018||10:00 PM||Winner Group C vs Runner-up Group D||Kazan Arena, Kazan||Round of 16|
|51.||July 1, 2018||10:00 PM||Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group A||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow||Round of 16|
|52.||July 2, 2018||2:00 AM||Winner Group D vs Runner-up Group C||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod||Round of 16|
|53.||July 2, 2018||10:00 PM||Winner Group E vs Runner-up Group F||Cosmos Arena, Samara||Round of 16|
|54.||July 3, 2018||2:00 AM||Winner Group G vs Runner-up Group H||Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don||Round of 16|
|55.||July 3, 2018||10:00 PM||Winner Group F vs Runner-up Group E||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg||Round of 16|
|56.||July 4, 2018||2:00 AM||Winner Group H vs Runner-up Group G||Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow||Round of 16|
|57.||July 6, 2018||10:00 PM||Winner Match 49 vs Winner Match 50||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod||Quarter-finals|
|58.||July 7, 2018||2:00 AM||Winner Match 53 vs Winner Match 54||Kazan Arena, Kazan||Quarter-finals|
|59.||July 8, 2018||2:00 AM||Winner Match 51 vs Winner Match 52||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi||Quarter-finals|
|60.||July 7, 2018||10:00 PM||Winner Match 55 vs Winner Match 56||Cosmos Arena, Samara||Quarter-finals|
|61.||July 11, 2018||2:00 AM||Winner Match 57 vs Winner Match 58||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg||Semi-finals|
|62.||July 12, 2018||2:00 AM||Winner Match 59 vs Winner Match 60||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow||Semi-finals|
|63.||July 14, 2018||10:00 PM||Loser Match 61 vs Loser Match 62||Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg||Third place|
|64.||July 15, 2018||11:00 PM||Winner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow||Final|
How To Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 Live In Malaysia
Astro broadcast the 2018 Fifa world cup live Telecast in Malaysia. Astro Supersports network is Malaysia Dedicated to Broadcasting sports related content which provide 24 hours a Day. Malaysia viewers enjoy the Football World cup 2018 Matches from 14 June to 15 July on this Channels of Astro superspot which is available on Channel 810 (SD) and Channel 831 (HD).
The official broadcaster of the upcoming Russia World cup of Astro who is giving all Malaysians a chance to catch all the matches with the new World Cup Channel Pass on all screens! Yes the World Cup Channel Pass is available to exisiting Astro Sports Pack, SuperPack and SuperPack Plus customers who will also stand a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Russia. If you are a lucky one!
All 64 Nail Biting matches live will be broadcast on the dedicated FIFA World Cup channels in HD (CH823, CH824) and SD (CH821, CH822). Astro Arena TV channels Who will be shown 22 live matches for free for users!
FTA rights are given to TV networks, such as RTM. As you may have read on the news, RTM will be showing the matches for free. According to reports, RTM obtained private sponsorship to cover the RM30 million cost of broadcasting 41 out of 64 matches to allow the public to enjoy the matches for free.
Malaysia’s Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said 27 will be aired live and 14 will be delayed. The matches will be broadcasted on RTM 1 and RTM 2. However, the list of which 41 matches will be shown, has yet to be announced.
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