World Cup 2018: When is the draw? Time, TV channel, stream and guide

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World Cup 2018: When is the draw? Time, TV channel, stream and guide

World Cup 2018: When is the draw? Time, TV channel, stream and guide. Who will England play in the World Cup 2018? Watch the World Cup 2018 draw live online or on TV. 

Who will Brazil play in the World Cup 2018? World Cup 2018 draw, live stream, watch online. Find out when the World Cup 2018 draw takes place and which teams will face one another in Russia.

The draw for the World Cup 2018 takes place on Friday 1 December at 15:00 GMT (18:00 local time). It will be held in the State Kremlin Palace inside the Moscow Kremlin, and will be presented by Gary Lineker and Russian journalist Maria Komandnaya.

England are the only British team involved in the World Cup 2018 draw. They are one of 32 teams to qualify for the final tournament and will be in Pot 2.

The 32 teams are sorted into four pots based on their FIFA ranking. Hosts Russia are in Pot 1 along with seven other nations (Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland and France).

World Cup 2018 draw seeding

Pot 1Pot 2Pot 3Pot 4
 Russia (hosts) Spain (8) Denmark (19) Serbia (38)
 Germany (1) Peru (10) Iceland (21) Nigeria (41)
 Brazil (2)  Switzerland (11) Costa Rica (22) Australia (43)
 Portugal (3) England (12) Sweden (25) Japan (44)
 Argentina (4) Colombia (13) Tunisia (28) Morocco (48)
 Belgium (5) Mexico (16) Egypt (30) Panama (49)
 Poland (6) Uruguay (17) Senegal (32) South Korea (62)
 France (7) Croatia (18) Iran (34) Saudi Arabia (63)

World Cup 2018: When is the draw? Time, TV channel, stream and guide

How does the draw work?

As mentioned, 32 teams go into the draw including hosts Russia, who qualified automatically and will be draw into Group A.

There are eight groups of four teams, numbered from A-H. In each group there will be one team from each pot. Teams seeded in the same pot can’t play against each other in the group stage, meaning England could face Brazil or Germany but will not play Spain.

World Cup 2018 – Live Stream and TV Guide

The World Cup 2018 draw will be broadcasted live in many countries across the world. In the UK it will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event and BBC2.

UK residents can also watch the draw live online free with BBC iPlayer or on their website, or via Sky GO. It can also be streamed live worldwide through the FIFA website.

Here is a list of all the TV channels showing the World Cup 2018 draw in different countries:

CountryChannel
AlbaniaRTSH 1
AlgeriabeIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD
AndorrabeIN Sports 1
AngolaSuperSport 3 Africa
ArgentinaTyC Sports Argentina, TyC Sports Play, DIRECTV Sports Argentina, Canal 7 TV Publica, TyC Sports Interior
ArubaDIRECTV Sports Caribbean
AustraliaSBS, Optus Sport, SBS Live
AustriaSRF zwei, ORF eins, ORF TV Live, ZDF
AzerbaijanIctimai TV
BahrainbeIN Sports Arabia, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD,beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD
BangladeshSony LIV, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 2
BarbadosDIRECTV Sports Caribbean
BelarusBelarus 5
Belgium
RTBF Auvio Direct, Sporza Live, Één, La Une
BelizeFox Sports Cono Norte
BeninSuperSport 3 Africa, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique
BhutanSony LIV, SONY TEN 2 HD
BoliviaTyC Sports Internacional
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBHT 1, HRT 2
BotswanaKwesé Sports 1, SuperSport 3 Africa, Kwesé Free Sports
Brazil
SporTV, Band, Globo, Watch ESPN Brasil, FOX Sports 1 Brasil, ESPN Brasil
BruneiAstro Go, Fox Sports Malaysia, Fox Sports Brunei
BulgariaBNT 1, BNT HD
Burkina FasoCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
BurundiCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa, Startimes World Football
CambodiaFox Sports Cambodia
CameroonCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
CanadaTSN5, TSN3, RDS GO, TSN GO, TSN1, TSN4, RDS, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Canada, beIN SPORTS en Español
Cape VerdeSuperSport 3 Africa, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique
Central African RepublicSuperSport 3 Africa, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique
ChadCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD,beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, SuperSport 3 Africa
ChileTyC Sports Internacional, DIRECTV Sports Chile
ChinaPPTV Sport China, CCTV 5+ VIP, Sina Sports, CCTV-5
ColombiaCaracol TV, TyC Sports Internacional, DIRECTV Sports Colombia, RCN Television, Deportes RCN En Vivo
ComorosSuperSport 3 Africa
CongoStartimes World Football, SuperSport 3 Africa, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique
Congo DRSuperSport 3 Africa
Cook IslandsSky Sport 1 NZ
Costa RicaSky HD, Fox Sports Cono Norte, TyC Sports Internacional, TDN, Teletica Canal 7, Teletica En Vivo, SKY Planeta Fútbol
Cote D’IvoireCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
CroatiaHRT 2
CuracaoDIRECTV Sports Caribbean
CyprusRIK 2
Czech RepublicCT2
Denmark
DR1, C More Play, DR TV Live
DjiboutibeIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, SuperSport 3 Africa,beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique
Dominican RepublicFox Sports Cono Norte, SKY Planeta Fútbol, Sky HD
EcuadorRTS Ecuador , TyC Sports Internacional, DIRECTV Sports Ecuador
EgyptbeIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD
El SalvadorTyC Sports Internacional, SKY Planeta Fútbol, TDN, Fox Sports Cono Norte,Canal 4 El Salvador, Sky HD
Equatorial GuineaCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
EritreaSuperSport 3 Africa
EstoniaETV+, Belarus 5
EthiopiaKwesé Sports 1, SuperSport 3 Africa
FijiSky Sport 1 NZ
FinlandYLE Live, YLE TV1
France
beIN SPORTS CONNECT France, beIN Sports 1, TMC
GabonCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
GambiaCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
Georgia1TV
GermanySRF zwei, ORF TV Live, ORF eins, ZDF
GhanaKwesé Sports 1, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique, Kwesé Free Sports, SuperSport 3 Africa, Startimes World Football
GreeceERT 1
GuatemalaSKY Planeta Fútbol, Azteca Guatemala, TyC Sports Internacional, Sky HD, Fox Sports Cono Norte, TDN
GuineaCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa, Startimes World Football
Guinea-BissauCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
Honduras
SKY Planeta Fútbol, Sky HD, Fox Sports Cono Norte, TyC Sports Internacional,TDN, Telecadena 7 y 4
Hong KongFox Sports Hong Kong
HungaryM4 Sports
IcelandRUV
IndiaSONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 1
IndonesiaFox Sports Indonesia
InternationalFIFA.com, YouTube, Sport 24
IranbeIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia News
IraqbeIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia News
Ireland
BBC iPlayer, Sky Go UK, BBC Two, BBC Red Button, SKY GO Extra, Sky Sports Main Event, RTE 2
IsraelKAN 11
ItalyRSI La 2, Rai Sport+ HD, RAI Sport 1
JapanNHK Japan
JordanbeIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD,beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia
KenyaSuperSport 3 Africa, Kwesé Sports 1, Startimes World Football, Kwesé Free Sports
KiribatiSky Sport 1 NZ
Korea RepublicSBS Korea
KosovoRTK1
KuwaitbeIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia
LatviaBelarus 5, LTV7 Latvia
LebanonbeIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD,beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia
LesothoSuperSport 3 Africa, Kwesé Sports 1
LiberiaSuperSport 3 Africa
LibyabeIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia
LithuaniaBelarus 5, LRT
MacauFox Sports Macau, Fox Sports Cambodia
MacedoniaMRT1
MadagascarSuperSport 3 Africa
MalawiSuperSport 3 Africa, Kwesé Free Sports, Kwesé Sports 1
MalaysiaAstro Supersport, Fox Sports Malaysia, Astro Go
MaldivesSONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 1 HD, Sony LIV
MaliCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
MaltaTVM 2
Marshall IslandsSky Sport 1 NZ
MauritaniabeIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD,beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD
MauritiusSuperSport 3 Africa
MexicoFox Sports Cono Norte, Sky HD, SKY Planeta Fútbol, TDN, UnivisionTDN, Blue To Go Video Everywhere, Azteca Guatemala, TyC Sports Internacional
MoldovaMoldova 1
Monaco
beIN Sports 1, TMC
MongoliaNTV, Fox Sports Hong Kong, Fox Sports Mongolia
MontenegroHRT 2
MoroccobeIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD
MozambiqueStartimes World Football, SuperSport 3 Africa
MyanmarFox Sports Myanmar, Fox Sports Cambodia, Skynet Myanmar
NamibiaSuperSport 3 Africa, Kwesé Sports 1, Kwesé Free Sports
NauruSky Sport 1 NZ
NepalSONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 2 HD
NetherlandsÉén
New Zealand
Sky Sport 1 NZ, SKY Go NZ
NicaraguaRadio y Television Nicaraguense, Sky HD, TyC Sports Internacional, Fox Sports Cono Norte, TDN, SKY Planeta Fútbol
NigerCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
NigeriaKwesé Free Sports, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique, Startimes World Football, Kwesé Sports 1, SuperSport 3 Africa
NiueSky Sport 1 NZ
NorwayTV2 Sumo, NRK Live, NRK1, C More Play, TV2 Sport
OmanbeIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia
PakistanSONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 2 HD
PalauSky Sport 1 NZ
Palestinian TerritorybeIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia
PanamaRPC Canal 4, Fox Sports Cono Norte, Sky HD, TyC Sports Internacional, TDN,SKY Planeta Fútbol
Papua New GuineaFox Sports Papua New Guinea, Fox Sports Cambodia
ParaguayTyC Sports Internacional
PeruDIRECTV Sports Peru, TyC Sports Internacional
PhilippinesABS-CBN Sports Action, Fox Sports Philippines
PolandTVP1, Belarus 5, TVP Sport Live, TVP Sport
PortugalRTP Play, RTP3
Puerto RicoTyC Sports Internacional, DIRECTV Sports Puerto Rico
QatarbeIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD
RomaniaTVR 1
Russia
Belarus 5, Match TV Game, Channel One Russia, NTV+ Sport Online
RwandaKwesé Sports 1, Startimes World Football, Kwesé Free Sports, SuperSport 3 Africa, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique
SamoaSky Sport 1 NZ
Sao Tome And PrincipeSuperSport 3 Africa
Saudi ArabiabeIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD
SenegalCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
SerbiaRTS 1, HRT 2
SeychellesSuperSport 3 Africa
Sierra LeoneSuperSport 3 Africa, Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique
SingaporeABS-CBN Sports Action, Fox Sports Singapore, Fox Sports Cambodia
SlovakiaSTV2 Dvojka, CT2
SloveniaHRT 2, TV Slovenija 2
Solomon IslandsSky Sport 1 NZ
SomaliabeIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD
South AfricaStartimes World Football, SABC 1, SuperSport 3, SuperSport 3 Africa
South SudanbeIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News,SuperSport 3 Africa, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD,beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD
Spain
Movistar+, Cuatro
Sri LankaSONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 2 HD, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 1 HD
SudanbeIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia
SwazilandSuperSport 3 Africa, Kwesé Sports 1
SwedenC More Play, SVT Play, SVT 1
SwitzerlandRTS Sport, SRF zwei, RSI La 2, ORF eins, RTS Deux
SyriabeIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia
TaiwanELTA TV
TanzaniaSuperSport 3 Africa, Kwesé Sports 1, Startimes World Football
ThailandFox Sports Thailand, Fox Sports Hong Kong
TogoCanal+ Sport 1 Afrique, SuperSport 3 Africa
TongaSky Sport 1 NZ
Trinidad and TobagoDIRECTV Sports Caribbean
TunisiabeIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia
TurkeyTRT Spor Web TV, TRT 3 Spor
TuvaluSky Sport 1 NZ
UgandaKwesé Sports 1, Startimes World Football, Kwesé Free Sports, SuperSport 3 Africa
UkraineBelarus 5
United Arab EmiratesbeIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, Abu Dhabi Sports 1, beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD, beIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia
United Kingdom
BBC iPlayer, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Go UK, BBC Two, BBC Red Button,SKY GO Extra
United StatesWatchESPN, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, UNIVERSO NOW, Univision Deportes USA, UNIVERSO, Telemundo, fuboTV, Fox Sports 1 USA, ESPN Deportes USA,Futbol de Primera Radio, beIN SPORTS en Español, ESPN Deportes+ USA, FOX Sports GO, FOX Soccer Match Pass, FOX Deportes, beIN SPORTS CONNECT U.S.A.
UruguayTyC Sports Internacional, Monte Carlo TV Canal 4, TeleDoce Uruguay, DIRECTV Sports Uruguay
VanuatuSky Sport 1 NZ
VenezuelaFox Sports Cono Norte, TyC Sports Internacional, DIRECTV Sports Venezuela
VietnamFox Sports Hong Kong, Fox Sports Vietnam
YemenbeIN Sports Arabia News, beIN Sports Arabia, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia,beIN Sports Arabia 14 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 11 HD
ZambiaKwesé Free Sports, SuperSport 3 Africa, Kwesé Sports 1
ZimbabweSuperSport 3 Africa

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