Match Schedules and Dates for World Cup 2018 in Arabia Standard Time (AST)


The 21st edition of FIFA World Cup 2018 will take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15 so there will be 32 days of exciting football matches waiting for you. FIFA World Cup takes place every 4 years and the last World Cup was hosted by the South American country, Brazil. There were many requests from users for providing 2018 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Arabia Standard Time and so here we are with that.

The Arabia Standard Time is used in many Middle East countries such as BahrainIraqKuwaitQatarSaudi Arabia and Yemen. As Saudi Arabia is also a part of the 32 teams that qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, fans are excited for the complete match schedule as per Saudi Arabia Time.

We know there are a lot of football crazy fans in Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Yemen and they want to enjoy the FIFA World Cup 2018, but as the World Cup is in Russia, there will be a slight bit of difficulty in finding the match timings. So here it is for you, we will provide you the Match Schedule of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Arabia Standard Time (AST) for all the 64 matches so that you never miss a match. Russia is a country with many different time zones. The matches in Russia will be played as per UTC+2, UTC+3, UTC+4 & UTC+5. The Arabia Standard Time is UTC+3:00 hence, we converted the timing of all the matches in UTC+3:00.

The Opening Match will be played on June 14 at 06:00 pm, Arabia Time between host Russia and Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow while the final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played on July 15 at 06:00 pm, Arabia Standard Time.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Match Schedule in Arabia Standard Time (AST or KSA). Saudi Arabia’s matches are shown in bold.

Date           Time
Teams StadiumStage
1.June 146:00 PMRussia vs Saudi ArabiaLuzhniki Stadium, MoscowGroup
2.June 153:00 PMEgypt vs UruguayCentral Stadium, YekaterinburgGroup
3.June 159:00 PMPortugal vs SpainFisht Olympic Stadium, SochiGroup
4.June 156:00 PMMorocco vs IranKrestovsky Stadium, Saint PetersburgGroup
5.June 161:00 PMFrance vs AustraliaKazan Arena, KazanGroup
6.June 167:00 PMPeru vs DenmarkMordovia Arena, SaranskGroup
7.June 164:00 PMArgentina vs IcelandOtkrytiye Arena, MoscowGroup
8.June 1710:00 AMCroatia vs NigeriaKaliningrad Stadium, KaliningradGroup
9.June 179:00 PMBrazil vs SwitzerlandRostov Arena, Rostov-on-DonGroup
10.June 173:00 PMCosta Rica vs SerbiaCosmos Arena, SamaraGroup
11.June 176:00 PMGermany vs MexicoLuzhniki Stadium, MoscowGroup
12.June 183:00 PMSweden vs South KoreaNizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny NovgorodGroup
13.June 186:00 PMBelgium vs PanamaFisht Olympic Stadium, SochiGroup
14.June 189:00 PMTunisia vs EnglandVolgograd Arena, VolgogradGroup
15.June 196:00 PMPoland vs SenegalOtkrytiye Arena, MoscowGroup
16.June 193:00 PMColombia vs JapanMordovia Arena, SaranskGroup
17.June 199:00 PMRussia vs EgyptKrestovsky Stadium, Saint PetersburgGroup
18.June 206:00 PMUruguay vs Saudi ArabiaRostov Arena, Rostov-on-DonGroup
19.June 203:00 PMPortugal vs MoroccoLuzhniki Stadium, MoscowGroup
20.June 209:00 PMIran vs SpainKazan Arena, KazanGroup
21.June 216:00 PMFrance vs PeruCentral Stadium, YekaterinburgGroup
22.June 213:00 PMDenmark vs AustraliaCosmos Arena, SamaraGroup
23.June 219:00 PMArgentina vs CroatiaNizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny NovgorodGroup
24.June 226:00 PMNigeria vs IcelandVolgograd Arena, VolgogradGroup
25.June 223:00 PMBrazil vs Costa RicaKrestovsky Stadium, Saint PetersburgGroup
26.June 229:00 PMSerbia vs SwitzerlandKaliningrad Stadium, KaliningradGroup
27.June 239:00 PMGermany vs SwedenFisht Olympic Stadium, SochiGroup
28.June 236:00 PMSouth Korea vs MexicoRostov Arena, Rostov-on-DonGroup
29.June 233:00 PMBelgium vs TunisiaOtkrytiye Arena, MoscowGroup
30.June 243:00 PMEngland vs PanamaNizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny NovgorodGroup
31.June 249:00 PMPoland vs ColombiaKazan Arena, KazanGroup
32.June 246:00 PMJapan vs SenegalCentral Stadium, YekaterinburgGroup
33.June 255:00 PMUruguay vs RussiaCosmos Arena, SamaraGroup
34.June 255:00 PMSaudi Arabia vs EgyptVolgograd Arena, VolgogradGroup
35.June 259:00 PMIran vs PortugalMordovia Arena, SaranskGroup
36.June 259:00 PMSpain vs MoroccoKaliningrad Stadium, KaliningradGroup
37.June 265:00 PMDenmark vs FranceLuzhniki Stadium, MoscowGroup
38.June 265:00 PMAustralia vs PeruFisht Olympic Stadium, SochiGroup
39.June 269:00 PMNigeria vs ArgentinaKrestovsky Stadium, Saint PetersburgGroup
40.June 269:00 PMIceland vs CroatiaRostov Arena, Rostov-on-DonGroup
41.June 279:00 PMSerbia vs BrazilOtkrytiye Arena, MoscowGroup
42.June 279:00 PMSwitzerland vs Costa RicaNizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny NovgorodGroup
43.June 275:00 PMSouth Korea vs GermanyKazan Arena, KazanGroup
44.June 275:00 PMMexico vs SwedenCentral Stadium, YekaterinburgGroup
45.June 289:00 PMEngland vs BelgiumKaliningrad Stadium, KaliningradGroup
46.June 289:00 PMPanama vs TunisiaMordovia Arena, SaranskGroup
47.June 285:00 PMJapan vs PolandVolgograd Arena, VolgogradGroup
48.June 285:00 PMSenegal vs ColombiaCosmos Arena, SamaraGroup
49.June 309:00 PMWinner Group A vs Runner-up Group BFisht Olympic Stadium, SochiRound of 16
50.June 305:00 PMWinner Group C vs Runner-up Group DKazan Arena, KazanRound of 16
51.July 15:00 PMWinner Group B vs Runner-up Group ALuzhniki Stadium, MoscowRound of 16
52.July 19:00 PMWinner Group D vs Runner-up Group CNizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny NovgorodRound of 16
53.July 25:00 PMWinner Group E vs Runner-up Group FCosmos Arena, SamaraRound of 16
54.July 29:00 PMWinner Group G vs Runner-up Group HRostov Arena, Rostov-on-DonRound of 16
55.July 35:00 PMWinner Group F vs Runner-up Group EKrestovsky Stadium, Saint PetersburgRound of 16
56.July 39:00 PMWinner Group H vs Runner-up Group GOtkrytiye Arena, MoscowRound of 16
57.July 65:00 PMWinner Match 49 vs Winner Match 50Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny NovgorodQuarter-finals
58.July 69:00 PMWinner Match 53 vs Winner Match 54Kazan Arena, KazanQuarter-finals
59.July 79:00 PMWinner Match 51 vs Winner Match 52Fisht Olympic Stadium, SochiQuarter-finals
60.July 75:00 PMWinner Match 55 vs Winner Match 56Cosmos Arena, SamaraQuarter-finals
61.July 109:00 PMWinner Match 57 vs Winner Match 58Krestovsky Stadium, Saint PetersburgSemi-finals
62.July 119:00 PMWinner Match 59 vs Winner Match 60Luzhniki Stadium, MoscowSemi-finals
63.July 145:00 PMLoser Match 61 vs Loser Match 62Krestovsky Stadium, Saint PetersburgThird place
64.July 156:00 PMWinner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62Luzhniki Stadium, MoscowFinal


Once the teams are finalized in each group after the final draw, you will be able to download the match schedule in PDF which you can save on your computer to check the timings. The other thing you can do is bookmark this page in your browser. The above schedule is helpful for fans from Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Yemen as they also have same time zone i.e. UTC+3:00. Please share this article with your friends and family.


By |2018-06-26T12:15:54+00:00June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Leave A Comment