What are the kickoff times for World Cup 2018?

For soccer fans wanting to plan ahead for the summer tournament, what are the kickoff times for World Cup 2018?

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played in Russia from June 14 to July 15 with 32 of the top countries from around the world competing to be crowned the best soccer nation on the planet.

For soccer fans in the United States, the games will be shown across several TV networks including FOX, FS1, FS2 and Telemundo as well as Universo. Plus there’ll be a ton of legal streaming options available.

As far as the kickoff times are concerned, the vast majority of the Group Stage games will be played at 7am ET, 10am ET and 1pm ET. Of course, there are always exceptions as you’ll see in the schedule below.

The Round of 16 and quarterfinals kick off at 10am ET and 2pm ET, while the semi-finals kick off at 2pm ET. The third-place game starts at 10am ET. Last but not least, the 2018 FIFA World Cup will kick off at 11am ET.

Here’s the schedule of kick-off times for viewers in the United States (Eastern timezone):

 

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Russia vs. Saudi Arabia (opening game), 11am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Friday, June 15, 2018

Egypt vs. Uruguay, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Morocco vs. Iran, 11am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Portugal vs. Spain, 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Saturday, June 16, 2018

France vs. Australia, 6am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Argentina vs. Iceland, 9am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Peru vs. Denmark, Noon, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Croatia vs. Nigeria, 3pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Costa Rica vs. Serbia, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Germany vs. Mexico, 11am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Brazil vs. Switzerland, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Monday, June 18, 2018

Sweden vs. South Korea, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Belgium vs. Panama, 11am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Tunisia vs. England, 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Colombia vs. Japan, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Poland vs. Senegal, 11am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Russia vs. Egypt, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Portugal vs. Morocco, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia, 11am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Iran vs. Spain, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Denmark vs. Australia, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

France vs. Peru, 11am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Argentina vs. Croatia, 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Friday, June 22, 2018

Brazil vs. Costa Rica, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Nigeria vs. Iceland, 11am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Serbia vs. Switzerland, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Belgium vs. Tunisia, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

South Korea vs. Mexico, 11am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Germany vs. Sweden, 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

England vs. Panama, 8am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Japan vs. Senegal, 11am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Poland vs. Colombia, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Monday, June 25, 2018

Uruguay vs. Russia, 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt, 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Iran vs. Portugal, 2pm, FOX, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Spain vs. Morocco, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Denmark vs. France, 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Australia vs. Peru, 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Nigeria vs. Argentina, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Iceland vs. Croatia, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Serbia vs. Brazil, 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

South Korea vs. Germany, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Mexico vs. Sweden, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Thursday, June 28, 2018

England vs. Belgium, 10am, FOX, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Panama vs. Tunisia, 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Japan vs. Poland, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

Senegal vs. Colombia, 2pm, FOX Sports, Telemundo or Universo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Saturday, June 30, 2018

TBD vs. TBD (Round of 16), 10am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

TBD vs. TBD (Round of 16), 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Sunday, July 1

TBD vs. TBD (Round of 16), 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

TBD vs. TBD (Round of 16), 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Monday, July 2

TBD vs. TBD (Round of 16), 10am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

TBD vs. TBD (Round of 16), 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Tuesday, July 3

TBD vs. TBD (Round of 16), 10am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

TBD vs. TBD (Round of 16), 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Friday, July 6

TBD vs. TBD (Quarterfinal), 10am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

TBD vs. TBD (Quarterfinal), 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Saturday, July 7

TBD vs. TBD (Quarterfinal), 10am, FOX Sports, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

TBD vs. TBD (Quarterfinal), 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Tuesday, July 10

TBD vs. TBD (Semi-final), 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Wednesday, July 11

TBD vs. TBD (Semi-final), 2pm, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

TBD vs. TBD (3rd place final), 10am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

TBD vs. TBD (Final), 11am, FOX, Telemundo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling Blue and fubo Premier (7-day free trial)

 

SEE MORE: Schedule of World Cup games on US TV and streaming

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  1. Eddie November 22, 2017

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