FIFA World cup 2018 had completed his half journey by walking down the group stages to reach the knockout stage, and now we have last 16 that will fight to create history. The group stages have seen lots of glittering moments which changed the World Cup Statistics, be it Argentina’s lacklustre performance or England’s scintillating show- we have witnessed chalk and cheese in team performances. The highs of Portugal and the lows of Germany have shown the different side of the football that is, expect the unexpected.  It had been a great journey and many more miracles to come. Now the family of 32 members became 16, and we thank all the remaining teams for participating and making it unforgettable for us. The world cup will now see a different format that is the knockout stage and it not going to be an easier task, now you have to win the match to survive else you can leave. So let’s cherish the efforts of the players and teams at the group stage.

Matches played

48/64

 

Top Scorer

Harry Kane, Image Credit: @FIFA

Harry Kane- 5 goals

Romelu Lukaku- 4 goals

Cristiano Ronaldo- 4 goals

 

Tournament Statistics

Total Goals Scored: 122

Total Yellow Cards given: 158

Total Red Cards given: 3

Total Passes Completed: 36349

 

Teams Statistics

Team Belgium, Image Credit: @FIFA

Top Goals: Belgium (9, goals)

Best Attacking team: Germany (252, attacks)

Best Passing: Spain (2089, passes completed)

Best Defending: Iran (149, Clearance, Tackles and saves)

 

Players Statistics

Neymar- Brazil, Image Credit: @FIFA

Most Attempts by a player: 17, Neymar, Brazil

Most distances covered: 36 km, Christian Eriksen, Denmark

Most Passes Completed: 310, Toni Kroos, Germany

Most Saves: 17, Guillermo Ochoa, Mexico

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Last 16:

Uruguay (winners of Group A)

Russia (runners-up in Group A)

Spain (winners of Group B)

Portugal (runners-up in Group B)

France (winners of Group C)

Denmark (runners-up in Group C)

Croatia (winners of Group D)

Argentina (runners-up in Group D)

Brazil (winners in Group E)

Switzerland (runners-up in Group E)

Sweden (winners in Group F)

Mexico (runners-up in Group F)

Belgium (winners in Group G)

England (runners-up in Group G)

Colombia (winners in Group H)

Japan (runners-up in Group H)