Football World Cup Group Stage - Who will make it to the next stage?
See who goes through to the Knockout Stage and be there to witness matches held in the Football World Cup Group Stage. Get tickets for the Group Stage and see some of the world's giants take on the underdogs! The teams that have qualified for the Football World Cup will be divided into eight groups with four teams in each group. As Russia is the host nation they are automatically in Group A and have the honour of playing the first match of the tournament.
The group stage is a good test for teams hoping to go and lifting the famous trophy, and there have been some famous group stage upsets in recent years. Who can forget defending champions France losing their first match against Senegal in 2002? Or Spain in 2014 being demolished by the Netherlands 5-1? The Football World Cup 2018 draw will take place in Moscow on 1 December and then we will know in which group each of the qualified teams will play in. The groups will feature a team from four different pots, the pots are decided on the team's World Ranking, so a possible group could contain: Brazil (pot 1), England (pot 2), Egypt (pot 3) and South Korea (pot 4). Get Football World Cup Group Stage tickets today here at StubHub and see who will make it to the last 16.