Within the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup, the groups will play one another solely as soon as, with the profitable staff going to the following spherical. There are a complete of 4 rounds: Spherical of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the ultimate, which is able to happen on December 18.
There’s additionally a third-place playoff between the losers of the semi-finals.
If the scores are equal on the finish of regular enjoying time in any of those matches, a 30-minute additional time is performed in two intervals of quarter-hour every. If the rating remains to be tied, 5-penalty shoot-out follows to find out the winners.
Groups that certified
GROUP A: The Netherlands secured a spot within the final 16 with victories over African champions Senegal and hosts Qatar, topping Group A regardless of a 1-1 draw with Ecuador. The reigning African Champions began the World Cup with a loss to the Netherlands, however they turned their fortunes with a 3-1 win over hosts Qatar and a decisive 2-1 win over Ecuador.
GROUP B: England punched their ticket to the knockout part as prime of Group B with 7 factors, following emphatic victories towards Wales and Iran and a goalless draw with america. The US certified as runners-up of Group B after a 1-0 victory over Iran in a match overshadowed by political pressure following attracts with Wales and England.
GROUP C: Argentina clawed again the highest spot in Group C with wins over Mexico and Poland after a surprising loss within the opener towards Saudi Arabia. They may subsequent face Australia on Saturday. Poland clinched a spot within the final 16 as runners-up of Group C after a win over Saudi Arabia, a draw with Mexico and a loss to Argentina. They meet France on Sunday.
GROUP D: Reigning champions France delivered on expectations and have become the primary staff to qualify for the final 16 with consecutive Group D wins over Australia and Denmark, adopted by a 1-0 loss to Tunisia. Australia claimed a spot within the final 16 as Group D runners-up with 6 factors from wins over Tunisia and Denmark. They go on to face Argentina on Saturday.
GROUP E: Japan surged into the final 16 because the unlikely winners of Group E after the Samurai Blue staged two gorgeous comeback wins over Germany and Spain, shedding solely to Costa Rica. They may face Croatia on Monday. Spain clinched a spot within the final 16 with a blowout towards Costa Rica, adopted by a draw with Germany and a loss to Japan. They may meet Morocco on Tuesday.
GROUP F: Morocco topped Group F with wins over Canada and Belgium following a goalless draw with Croatia and can play towards Spain on Tuesday. Croatia joined the final 16 after two goalless attracts with Morocco and Belgium and a 4-1 victory over Canada. They may subsequent face Japan on Monday. Group G: Brazil booked their ticket for the knockout stage with back-to-back wins towards Switzerland and Serbia, adopted by a 1-0 loss to Cameroon. They may face South Korea on Monday. Switzerland secured the runners-up spot in Group G with a 3-2 win over Serbia and a victory over Cameroon and can go on to play Portugal on Tuesday.
GROUP H: Portugal completed Group H with a defeat by South Korea however held on to their prime spot to face Switzerland on Tuesday. South Korea clinched entry to the knockout stage with a last-gasp win over already-qualified Portugal, following a goalless draw with Uruguay and a loss to Ghana.
Date, fixture and venue for the knockout stage
December 3: Netherlands vs. Khalifa United States Worldwide Stadium,
December4: Argentina vs. Ahmad bin Ali Australia Stadium, France vs. Poland, Al Thumama Stadium
December5: England vs. Senegal Al Bayt Stadium, Japan vs. Croatia Al Janoub Stadium,
December6: Brazil vs. South Korea Stadium 974, Morocco vs. Spain Schooling Metropolis Stadium
December 7: Portugal vs. Switzerland Lusail Iconic Stadium
December9: Quarter-final 1 Lusail Iconic Stadium,
December10: Quarter-final 2 Schooling Metropolis Stadium, Quarter-final 3 Al Bayt Stadium
December 11: Quarter-final 4 Al Thumama Stadium
December14: Semi-final 1 Lusail Iconic Stadium
December15: Semi-final 2 Al Bayt Stadium
December17: Third place Khalifa playoff Worldwide Stadium
December18: Ultimate Lusail Iconic Stadium