The FIFA World Cup 2018 is scheduled to be held in Russia. Presently, the football teams from all over the world are competing against each other to qualify to participate in the upcoming World Cup.
The latest updates
As per the updates received on Monday morning, both Switzerland and Croatia have made it to the list of qualifiers.
Switzerland ended the second leg with a draw and managed to maintain a lead of 1-0 (of the first leg) against Northern Ireland. Croatia also finished the second leg in a draw, but it was already leading by 4-1 from the first leg against Greece.
Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers List
The following countries have already secured their places in the list of qualifiers for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018.
EUROPE: Russia (hosts), Portugal, Germany, France, Serbia, England, Spain, Poland, Belgium, Switzerland, Iceland, Croatia
SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay
CONCACAF: Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica
ASIA: Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea
AFRICA: Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal, Nigeria, Egypt
The countries in line
Now, there are only four spots remained for which the following 8 nations are the expected contenders – Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Honduras and Peru.
The following four matches will decide the fate of these 8 teams. Check out the schedule below.
EURO PLAY-OFF 1: Italy v Sweden – Tuesday 14
Sweden is leading by 1-0 after the first leg.
EURO PLAY-OFF 2: Ireland v Denmark – Wednesday 15
The present tally stands at 0-0 after the first leg.
AFC/CONCACAF PLAY-OFF: Australia v Honduras – Wednesday 15
Both teams currently stand at the draw after the first leg game.
OFC/CONEMBOL PLAY-OFF: Peru v New Zealand – Thursday 16
The first leg resulted in a draw.
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