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World Cup 2018; summary of round of 16 and schedules for the last eight.

 

Little by little, the quarter-finalists for the 2018 World Cup are set. The last 8 teams comprises of France, Uruguay, Russia, Croatia, Belgium, Brazil, Sweden and England.

France qualified by beating Argentina 4:3 with Mbappe scoring a brace. Later that day, Uruguay saw off Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal side, thanks to a double form Cavani in a match that ended 2:1.Neymar led Brazil to beat Mexico 2:0 while Belgium came from 2 goals down to beat Japan 3:2 in a spectacular fashion. Spain lost to host nation Russia on penalties after a 1:1 draw just like the Croatia Denmark fixture which was also decided by penalties after a 1:1 showdown. The Swedes beat Switzerland 1-0, while England needed penalties to get past Colombia.

Here’s a look at the bracket following the round of 16:

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Friday July 6th

France v Uruguay, Nizhny Novgorod 2pm

Brazil v Belgium,  Kazan 6pm

Saturday July 7th

Sweden v England, Samara 2pm

Croatia v Russia, Sochi 6pm

This world cup continues to be unpredictable but one thing is for sure, there are still more surprises ahead!

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Emmanuel Ofosu

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  1. That’s great bro continue to give us great sports stories and other educative related items

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