Sweden in the 2018 FIFA World Cup

In this post you will find all groups plus Sweden’s schedule in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Sweden was drawn against Germany, Mexico and South Korea. The 2018 World Cup is played June 14 – July 15 in 12 Russian cities. It is the 21st men’s World Cup. In the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Germany won the final against Argentina.

Sweden’s matches in the 2018 World Cup

Date / (Swedish) Time | Teams | Location

June 18: 14.00 | Sweden – South Korea | Nizhny Novgorod

June 23: 20.00 | Germany – Sweden | Sochi

27th of June: 16.00 | Mexico – Sweden | Ekaterinburg

Groups in the 2018 World Cup 2018

32 teams fight for 16 places in the round of 16

Group A

1. Russia
2. Saudi Arabia
3. Egypt
4. Uruguay

Comment: Dream draw for the host nation who will advance from this group along with Uruguay.

Group B

1. Portugal
2. Spain
3. Morocco
4. Iran

Comment: Local rivals Spain and Portugal will fight for the group win. The match will be 15 June at 20:00. Morocco that did allowed a single goal against (!) In the qualifiers.

Group C

1. France
2. Australia
3. Peru
4. Denmark

Comment: Tough group. France should win. Denmark and Peru fight for second place. Australia might cause some troubles?

Group D

1. Argentina
2. Iceland
3. Croatia
4. Nigeria

Comment: The group of death. Leo Messi’s Argentina is favorites. Iceland can beat any team. Croatia is always dangerous, so is Nigeria.

Group E

1. Brazil
2. Switzerland
3. Costa Rica
4. Serbia

Comment: Brazil and Switzerland are favorites, but this is really no easy task for any of the teams.

Group F

1. Germany
2. Mexico
3. Sweden
4. South Korea

Comment: Germany is the favorite for the group win. Sweden’s key match will be against Mexico. Certainly, do we dismiss South Korea quite easily?

Group G

1. Belgium
2. Panama
3. Tunisia
4. England

Comment: England and Belgium should grab position 1 and 2 in group G.

Group H

1. Poland
2. Senegal
3. Colombia
4. Japan

Comment: Poland and Colombia are favorites. Both Senegal and Japan are able to cause trouble though. We remember (unfortunately) the eighth finale against Senegal 2002, in a World Cup that could have been a Swedish success.

Playoffs in the 2018 World Cup

Position one and two in each group above advances to the round of 16.

The round of 16 is played June 30 – July 3.

The quarterfinals will be played from 6 to 7 July.

The semi-finals are played from 10 to 11 July

The Bronze match will be played July 14th

The final will be played July 15 at the Luzjniki stadium, Moscow.