All 16 World Cup Knockout Spots Confirmed!
14 Of The 16 2018 FIFA World Cup Round Of 16 Spots Confirmed!
Today is the last day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup's group stage, and some clashes worthy of finals have already been confirmed for the round of 16. Who will the likes of Brazil, Argentina and Portugal face? Will Africa have a representative in the knockout round?
Sengal were Africa's last representatives with a chance of progressing, but lost 1-0 to Colombia and got knocked out based on a technicality of conceding more yellow cards than Japan, who lost 1-0 to Poland.
Both Senegal and Japan were equal on four points, four goals scored, four conceded, but Senegal received more yellow cards than Japan.
In Group G, Belgium beat England 1-0 in their final clash. As a consequence, Belgium will Group H runners-up Japan to set up a quarter-final against either Brazil or Mexico, while England will face Colombia, with the winner of that clash facing either Switzerland or Sweden.
Here is an overview of the knockout fixtures so far, and some of them are worthy of a final:
Which four teams do you think will go the furthest in this year's World Cup? Have your say in the comments section below.