FIFA World Cup 2018: Round of 16 fixtures and their venues
Updated on: Jun 29, 2018 7:30 pm IST
FIFA World cup has now completed its first half journey by having 16 teams in the end, and now it’s time to kick-start the excitement by fetching the fixtures of the round of 16. Here are the team’s which are going to start the knockout round with their opponents and losing one will be immediately knocked out of the tournament. Here are the fixtures of the round of 16 and the probability of Argentina vs Portugal’s Dream Semi-Final!
Argentina vs France:
This is going to be the mouth-watering clash of the tournament as relived Argentina is going to take on fearless France. Argentina needs to beat France to enter the dream Semi-Final against Portugal if Portugal beats Uruguay as well. This match is going to take place in Kazan Arena.
Uruguay vs Portugal:
This time it is going to be a fierce battle for Ronaldo as scoring goals for him was like a cake walk, but Uruguay will not going to make it easy for Portugal. The match is going to take place in Fisht Stadium.
Spain vs Russia:
It’s time for the host nation to remove their tags of being a lowest ranked team to climb the heights by mauling Spain in the group stage. There match going to take place in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.
Croatia vs Denmark:
It will be difficult to say that Croatia will go to the next round smoothly as Denmark will not going to make it easy for them. There match is going to take place in Novgorod Stadium.
Brazil vs Mexico:
The South American giants will be going to make it a neck-to-neck when it comes to the knockout stage, with the likes of Neymar and Marcelo Brazil will not leave any chance make it their own and Ochoa with most saves of the tournament will not make them score easily. The contest is at the Samara Arena.
Belgium vs Japan:
Belgium is going to take on Japan, and for the first time, the Asian nation beats a South American country to clinch their position in the round of 16. It is not going to be easy for Japan, but Belgium will have the upper hand in this clash. The contest is going to place in Rostov Arena.
Sweden vs Switzerland:
It will be a surprise to know that who will make it to the Semi-final but from the likes Shaqiri, the contest is looking to be tilted towards Swiss side. Their clash is going to take place in St. Petersburg stadium.
Colombia vs England:
This would be the most intriguing contest as England is going to be the audiences favourite but Columbia is not that bad at becoming the favourite later. Their game is going to take place in Spartak Stadium.
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