UEFA World Cup Playoff Guide:
Here are some great links to help you enjoy the upcoming World Cup Playoffs!
The European Qualifiers playoffs for the 2018 FIFA World Cup run from Thursday to next Tuesday and UEFA created a great, easy to understand guide for all soccer lovers.
Qualifiers By The Numbers:
- CONFEDERATIONS: 6
- QUALIFIED: 23/32
- MATCHES PLAYED: 849
- GOALS SCORED: 2416
- GOALS SCORED AVERAGE: 2.85
When are the World Cup Playoff games?
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How can I watch the play-offs?
UEFA has the full list of rights-holding broadcasters.
Who has already qualified?
So many counties — with the exception of the USA — have earned their spot…
The UEFA qualifiers: Belgium, England, France, Germany (holders), Iceland, Poland, Portugal, Russia (hosts), Serbia, Spain
Non-UEFA qualifiers: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Uruguay, plus three African qualifiers to be determined.
Finals draw (State Kremlin Palace, Moscow): 1 December – the four seeding pots will be set by the October 2017 FIFA World Ranking, with hosts Russia taking position 1 in Group A and holders Germany, European champions Portugal, Belgium, Poland, France and Spain among those in Pot 1. No more than two teams from UEFA, or one from any of the other single confederations, can be in a single group.
More information can be found on FIFA’s official website.
Here is a link to this as a PDF
Source: FIFA World Cup and UEFA Release