World Cup 2018 Format: Group-Stage Points, Elimination Rules and Prize Money

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Bleacher Report—The 2018 FIFA World Cup finally raises its curtain on Thursday, when hosts Russia will face Saudi Arabia in their Group A opener at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, where the final will take place one month from now...

World Cup 2018 groups: guide to the group stage games and latest analysis. The wait for the 2018 Fifa World Cup is very nearly at an end, the talking has pretty much stopped and we're only a few days away from the first match of this summer's highly-anticipated tournament.