The BBC and ITV will share the group recreation fixtures for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
World Cup TV Schedule
The BBC and ITV will share TV protection of the 2018 World Cup group video games in Russia.
ITV will broadcast the opening match of the event, the hosts Russia in opposition to Saudi Arabia.
England’s first two matches in opposition to Tunisia and Panama might be on BBC, and the ultimate probably very important group recreation in opposition to Belgium might be on ITV.
By way of the knockout-stages, ITV will get to choose the primary two of the last-16 fixtures, and the primary choose of the semi-finals. They can even televise the third-place playoff recreation.
The BBC will get the primary two picks of the quarter-finals.
The ultimate, on July 15th might be televised by each the BBC and ITV.
Niall Sloane, ITV’s director of sport, stated: “The build-up to the World Cup has now begun and we’re wanting ahead to bringing viewers entertaining and complete protection on ITV, ITV4 and the ITV Hub, in addition to on social media.”
Moreover, head of BBC TV sport, Philip Bernie, stated: “We’re delighted with our choice of matches, which sees the BBC convey England’s first two video games of the competitors stay to our audiences, in addition to their potential quarter-final. We’re additionally more than happy to be showcasing the abilities of the world’s finest gamers, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, in 5 of their group matches.”
World Cup TV Schedule (UK occasions)
- Costa Rica vs. Serbia (1pm, ITV)
- Germany vs. Mexico (4pm, BBC)
- Brazil vs. Switzerland (7pm, ITV)
- Sweden vs. South Korea (1pm, ITV)
- Belgium vs. Panama (4pm, BBC)
- Tunisia vs. England (7pm, BBC)
- Colombia vs. Japan (1pm, BBC)
- Poland vs. Senegal (4pm, ITV)
- Russia vs. Egypt (7pm, BBC)
- Brazil vs. Costa Rica (1pm, ITV)
- Nigeria vs. Iceland (4pm, BBC)
- Serbia vs. Switzerland (7pm, BBC)
- Belgium vs. Tunisia (1pm, BBC)
- South Korea vs. Mexico (4pm, ITV)
- Germany vs. Sweden (7pm, ITV)
- England vs. Panama (1pm, BBC)
- Japan vs. Senegal (4pm, BBC)
- Poland vs. Colombia (7pm, ITV)
- South Korea vs. Germany (3pm, BBC)
- Mexico vs. Sweden (3pm, BBC)
- Serbia vs. Brazil (7pm, ITV)
- Switzerland vs. Costa Rica (7pm, ITV4)
- Senegal vs. Colombia (3pm, BBC)
- Japan vs. Poland (3pm, BBC)
- England vs. Belgium (7pm, ITV)
- Panama vs. Tunisia (7pm, ITV4)
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