2018 FIFA World cup Quarter matches over today, with the teams reduced from 8 to 4. From the 4 top quality matches at Quarter knockout phase biggest upset was the exit of Brazil out of the tournament. But the in-forms teams like France, Belgium, England are through to the semi final round. This is now becoming the final before the final in Russia !!!
Which are the teams qualified for semi final (Round of 4) round in 2018 FIFA World cup ?
It is France, Croatia, England and Belgium, who are now contending for the glorious 2018 FIFA world cup trophy.
The big teams who knocked out of the Quarter final round are Uruguay, Russia, Brazil, and Sweden. They are unable to qualify for the Semi final round of 2018 FIFA world cup.
What is the schedule and Fixtures for the semi final round at 2018 FIFA world cup Russia ?
As said, it is going to be final before final – France Vs Belgium in the first semi final of 2018 FIFA world cup. As per semi final fixture, it is going to be at Saint Petersburg Stadium St. Petersburg on 10th July 9:00 PM Russia time. France beat the fearless Uruguay in a superb match at the quarter final. In the second quarter final, Belgium has knocked out the canaries in a tight game. Brazil dreams to the semis are broken with that defeat.
In the second semi final it is going to be another cracker of the match between England Vs Croatia. England having a golden tournament till now at 2018 FIFA world cup. Harry cane and co made their Semi berth by beating Swden 2 -0 in the quarter finall match. In the last quarter final Russia, the host could not continue their dream run in the tournament. The in-form Croatia who having the best mid field in the tournament, stop the Russian movement to the semis berth. England Vs Croatia going to be another final before final as both teams are in-form and like to play the attacking game. As per fixture, it is going to be at Luzhniki Stadium at Moscow on 11th July 2:00 PM Russia time
Below the complete schedule/fixtures of Semi final matches in 2018 FIFA world cup here:
Which best teams eliminated from the 2018 FIFA World cup in the Quarter final stage ?
The exit of Brazil is the biggest talk in the Football fraternity. Everyone expected the promotion of canaries into the semi’s, but Belgium stay focused and made sure that their 2 goals lead be sustain till the end of the match. As Brazil coach Tite said Belgium proven to be very tough to beat in this tournament. The other big gun who are eliminated from Quarter stages of 2018 FIFA world cup are powerful Uruguay. They could not cop-up wth fast and young France side. A 2- 0 score ensures France the semi final berth and Uruguay exit of 2018 FIFA world cup.
Sweden also fought hard in their Quarter final against England. But the southgate coaching England was composed and calm to grab semi final berth and made way to Sweden out of the 2018 FIFA world cup.
One team who will be standing head high is Russia who is at 70 in world rankings, but fought like champion in the world cup. Nobody give much chances for them before the world cup. But as a host, as a team they have proved wrong to the Football experts. Russia has reached the quarters fighting so hard. In the quarters, Russia fought till last minute. But at the penalty shootout they missed the trick and Croatia through to the semi final of 2018 FIFA world cup. Even if Russia could not qualify for the semis they are exiting out of 2018 FIFA world cup by winning hearts of all Football fans around the world.
France qualified as first semi finalist at 2018 FIFA world cup Russia by beating Uruguay 2 – 0 : See Match Summary, Live score updates
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