With Holland’s 3-1 victory over the United States in the opening round of the round of 16, and then Argentina’s 2-1 victory over Australia, the World Cup already has its first match defined in the quarterfinals: Holland x Argentina .
From this stage, the countries measure forces in a single game and, whoever loses, is eliminated. The winner, on the other hand, is guaranteed in the semifinals.
From now on, 12 teams will still compete for places in the quarterfinals: Senegal, England, France, Poland, Morocco, Croatia, Japan, Spain, Brazil, Switzerland, South Korea and Portugal🇧🇷
As it passed 1st in its group, Brazil will face South Korea (2nd place in Group H). If they win, Tite’s team will face Croatia or Japan in the quarterfinals.
After defining all the teams classified in the round of 16, the quarterfinals are scheduled to start three days later, next Friday (9), and will also take place next Saturday (10). If they advance to the next stage, Brazil will play the game from Wednesdays to noon on Friday.
Following the same rest period, the semi-final matches will be held at 4pm on December 13th and 14th. The Brazilian team, if it reaches this stage, will enter the field on the first date.
Those who are defeated in the semi will compete for third place, at 12:00 on the 17th. The grand final of the World Cup in Qatar, in turn, is scheduled for December 18, at the same time.
See the games and dates of the quarterfinals (Brasília time):
- Japan or Croatia vs Brazil or South Korea (Friday, the 9th, at 12h)
- Netherlands vs Argentina (Friday the 9th at 4pm)
- Morocco or Spain vs Portugal or Switzerland (Saturday, the 10th, at 12h)
- England or Senegal vs France or Poland (Saturday the 10th at 4pm)
See the games and dates of the round of 16 (Brasília time):
- Netherlands 3 x 1 USA
- Argentina 2 x 1 Australia
- England v Senegal (Sunday the 4th at 4pm)
- France v Poland (Sunday the 4th at 12pm)
- Japan v Croatia (Monday, the 5th, at 12h)
- Brazil x South Korea (Monday, the 5th, at 4 pm)
- Morocco v Spain (Tuesday, the 6th, at 12h)
- Portugal x 2nd Group G (Tuesday, the 6th, at 4pm)
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