World Cup field set: Here are your groups

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Before Friday morning,the 2018 World Cup in Russia knew the hosts would take the seeded spot in Group A but little else aside from the pots from which the other 31 teams would be selected.

That changed at 10 a.m. ET with the drawing of Portugal as B1 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow

That same nation got a quick dose of how hard the tournament will be when Spain joined Group B, putting nearly any other team to join the group at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to the group stage (Iran and Morocco would join them).

GROUP A

1: Russia

2: Saudi Arabia

3: Egypt

4: Uruguay

GROUP B

1: Portugal

2: Spain

3: Morocco

4: Iran

GROUP C

1: France

2: Australia

3: Peru

4: Denmark

GROUP D

1: Argentina

2: Iceland

3: Croatia

4: Nigeria

GROUP E

1: Brazil

2: Switzerland

3: Costa Rica

4: Serbia

GROUP F

1: Germany

2: Mexico

3: Sweden

4: South Korea

GROUP G

1: Belgium

2: Panama

3: Tunisia

4: England

GROUP H

1: Poland

2: Senegal

3: Colombia

4: Japan