Bracket, schedule for 2018 World Cup knockout rounds

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We now know how the bracket and schedule for the 2018 World Cup knockout round looks.

And it’s safe to say one side of the bracket is stacked with talent.

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With Uruguay playing Portugal, France clashing with Argentina and Brazil taking on Mexico, the likes of Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar are all on a collision course.

Take a look below at the full bracket which maps out the last 16, quarterfinals, semifinals and final, with all kick off times listed as Eastern Time.

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ROUND OF 16

Saturday, June 30: France v Argentina – Kazan, 10am (Match 50)
Saturday, June 30: Uruguay v Portugal – Sochi 2pm (Match 49)
Sunday, July 1: Spain v Russia – Moscow (Luzhniki) 10am (Match 51)
Sunday, July 1: Croatia v Denmark – Nizhny Novgorod 2pm (Match 52)
Monday, July 2: Brazil v Mexico – Samara 10am (Match 53)
Monday, July 2: Belgium v Japan – Rostov-on-Don 2pm (Match 54)
Tuesday, July 3: Sweden v Switzerland – St Petersburg 10m (Match 55)
Tuesday, July 3: Colombia v England – Moscow (Spartak) 2pm (Match 56)


QUARTERFINALS

Friday, July 6: Winner match 49 v winner match 50 – Nizhny Novgorod 10am (Match 57)
Friday, July 6: Winner match 53 v winner match 54 – Kazan 2pm (Match 58)
Saturday, July 7: Winner match 55 v winner match 56 – Samara 10am (Match 60)
Saturday, July 7: Winner match 51 v winner match 52 – Sochi 2pm (Match 59)


SEMIFINALS

Tuesday, July 10: Winner match 57 v winner match 58 – St Petersburg 2pm
Wednesday, July 11: Winner match 59 v winner match 60 – Moscow (Luzhniki) 2pm

THIRD-PLACE MATCH

Saturday, July 14: St Petersburg 10am

FINAL

Sunday, July 15: Moscow (Luzhniki) 11am