FIFA 2018: And then there were 6…


There is no doubt that the 2018 FIFA World Cup has been a tournament of upsets. Out of the last 8 teams left in the competition, only 3 are ranked inside the top 10 of FIFA Rankings. Here is how they stack up ahead of the Quarterfinals:


Croatia will be up against hosts Russia and will be under immense pressure. But the Croatians have already experienced pressure in the world cup as they beat Denmark on penalties to book a quarterfinal berth. Playing against the hosts in the quarters will be tough and one can expect Croatia to turn up with their A-Game in Sochi on Saturday night. Realistically, Russia have come further than what most predicted and the match against Croatia could well be the end of their journey in the 2018 World Cup.


Written by: Yash Chawla. Yash is former Sports Anchor of NDTV. With over 9 years of experience as a Sports Journalist, Yash now sails with

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