Brace yourself for another brilliant Football matchday of FIFA World Cup 2018. On 22 June 2018, three big games will be played including matches of Brazil, Iceland, and Switzerland. The first one will be between Brazil and Costa Rica followed by Nigeria vs Iceland and Serbia vs Switzerland. After a remarkable last day, these three games could decide who is going to next round and who is going back to home. The five times World Champions and the debutants yet to win the first match of this competition. Let’s see who is going to face who on 22 June.
FIFA World Cup 2018 22 June Matches
Last day, France and Croatia booked a place in the round of 16. These two teams joined Russia and Uruguay. The Croatians are yet to concede the first goal of the competition. Brazil, one of the favourites of this tournament are desperate for the first victory after opening draw against Switzerland. It was rumoured that Brazil’s winger Neymar is not 100% to play at its peak powers. So his appearance is still in doubt.
Brazil vs Costa Rica
- Time: 5:30pm [IST]
- Venue: Saint Petersburg Stadium
- Hashtags: #BRACRC, #WorldCup
No game between Brazil and Costa Rica has been ended at a draw. Brazil have won 9 of their last 10 games Costa Rica. Their last defeat against #CRC came in March 1960 during an international friendly game. Costa Rica last won against a team of South America in World Cup in 2014 against Uruguay. Brazil played a draw against Switzerland in their opener and must win this game.
See also: Top goalscorers of 2018 FIFA World Cup
Nigeria Vs Iceland
- Time: 8:30 pm [IST]
- Venue: Volgograd Arena
- Hashtags: #NIGISL, #WorldCup
The debutants got the result what they wanted against Argentina in their first ever FIFA World Cup match. One win and they’ll play the Round of 16 in their first World cup edition. It was a defensive move of the Vikings against Argentina. If they win against Nigeria, they’ll surely enter the Pre-Quarterfinal round.
Serbia Vs Switzerland
- Time: 11:30 pm [IST]
- Venue: Kaliningrad Stadium
- Hashtags: #SERSUI, #WorldCup
As an Independent nation, this is the first head to head game. They played 13 times against each other when Serbia was known as Yugoslavia. The Swiss side have lost just one of their last 23 matches, a 2-0 defeat to Portugal in a World Cup qualifier in October 2017.