Group H is the last group of 2018 FIFA World Cup Football tournament. We are going to share full information of this group regarding its teams, schedule, predictions, points table, and standings. It is one of the most unpredictable groups of this competition with each team from Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia. Poland is the most experienced teams in this group which has played FIFA World Cup 7 times. During the European competition of 2016, Poland finished the Championship at 5th place. South American national Football team Colombia is also in this group with Senegal and Japan. Let’s see other detail of this group.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Group H Teams
After finishing Group E at the top spot in European Qualifiers, Poland directly qualified for the finals of 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Polish International team lost just one and drew once throughout the qualifiers. With 25 points, they finished the Group E at first position and booked a ticket of Russia World Cup. Their captain Robert Lewandowski was the joint top goal scorer with Mohammed Al-Sahlawi and Ahmed Khalil in qualifiers.
The second team of this group is Senegal. After 16 years, Senegal made a come back to World Cup. Being winners of CAF third round in Group D, Senegal qualified for the World Cup first time after 2002. They were undefeated in the third round of Group D. Senegal last played the World Cup in 2002 in which they were eliminated in the quarterfinal round.
There was a nail-biting competition between Argentina, Colombia, Peru, and Chile in the CONMEBOL confederation for this World Cup. Colombia finished just below Argentina with one point behind and that point was enough to qualify directly to the FIFA World Cup 2018. Colombia was the last team from CONMEBOL which qualified without entering inter-confederation play-offs.
Last but not the least, Japan is the last team of Group H which will play 6th World Cup in 2018. The nation has played 5 World Cups but never gone beyond the group stage in all previous attempts. Will they proceed this time?
FIFA World Cup 2018 Group H Schedule
Matches of this group will be played from 19 to 28 June 2018. Colombia and Japan will play the first match of Gropu H at the Mordovia Arena located in Saransk. Senegal vs Colombia will be last group stage game of this group that will be played on 28th June. Winners of this group will play against the runners-up of Group G and runners-up of this group will play against winners of Group G. Have a look at the schedule of this group below.
|Colombia vs Japan||19 June 2018||4:00 pm||Mordovia Arena|
|Poland vs Senegal||19 June 2018||1:00 pm||Otkrytiye Arena|
|Japan vs Senegal||24 June 2018||4:00 pm||Central Stadium|
|Poland vs Colombia||24 June 2018||7:00 pm||Kazan Arena|
|Japan vs Poland||28 June 2018||3:00 pm||Volgograd Arena|
|Senegal vs Colombia||28 June 2018||3:00 pm||Cosmos Arena|
FIFA World Cup 2018 Group H Predictions
Poland and Colombia are the super favorites to go into the round of 16. Both teams are loaded with experienced and young players who are playing with one of the biggest Football clubs around the World. Poland missed the last two FIFA World Cups, but are still favorite to qualify for the pre-quarterfinals. Colombia finished the last World Cup at the fifth place which makes them one of the strong competitors of the competition.
Our predictions: Poland and Colombia to qualify for the round of 16.
- FIFA World Cup 2018 Group A
- FIFA World Cup 2018 Group B
- FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C
- FIFA World Cup 2018 Group D
- FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E
- FIFA World Cup 2018 Group F
- FIFA World Cup 2018 Group G