Wednesday 14 November, 2018

World Cup schedule for Saturday, July 7

Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne (7) celebrates with one of his teammates after the final whistle as Belgium defeat Brazil in their quarterfinal match at the 2018 football World Cup in the Kazan Arena, in Kazan, Russia, Friday, July 6, 2018. Belgium won the game 2-1. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader).

Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne (7) celebrates with one of his teammates after the final whistle as Belgium defeat Brazil in their quarterfinal match at the 2018 football World Cup in the Kazan Arena, in Kazan, Russia, Friday, July 6, 2018. Belgium won the game 2-1. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader).

Only five countries have won the World Cup more than once. None of them have a chance to win another this year.

Five-time champion Brazil and two-time champion Uruguay were both eliminated Friday, losing in the quarterfinals. Argentina, another two-time winner, lost in the round of 16 while four-time champion Germany couldn't make it out of the group stage.

Italy, which also has won four titles, didn't even qualify, losing to Sweden in the playoffs.

This is the first time there will be a semifinals without at least one of Argentina, Brazil, Germany or Italy.

That only leaves France and England as former champions still with a chance to win another title in Russia.

SATURDAY'S MATCHES

Quarter-finals
Sweden v England (9:00 am Jamaica time)
Russia vs Croatia (1:00 pm Jamaica time)

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