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2018 World Cup guide: all the results and reports

France beat Croatia in the final and England’s Harry Kane won the Golden Boot

France are the champions after a 4-2 victory against Croatia in the 2018 World Cup final.

It’s the second time in history that Les Bleus have won the World Cup after triumphing on home soil in 1998.

It was a personal triumph for French boss Didier Deschamps who becomes the third man to win the World Cup as both a player and a coach. He was also the French captain in 1998.

Belgium finished third while England were fourth. Three Lions skipper Harry Kane won the Golden Boot after finishing the tournament with six goals.

2018 World Cup results and reports

Group A

Group A results and final standings

  • Russia 5 Saudi Arabia 0 
  • Egypt 0 Uruguay 1 
  • Russia 3 Egypt 1 
  • Uruguay 1 Saudi Arabia 0 
  • Uruguay 3 Russia 0
  • Saudi Arabia 2 Egypt 1
World Cup group B

Group B results and final standings

  • Morocco 0 Iran 1
  • Portugal 3 Spain 3
  • Portugal 1 Morocco 0
  • Iran 0 Spain 1 
  • Spain 2 Morocco 2
  • Iran 1 Portugal 1
World Cup group C

Group C results and final standings

  • France 2 Australia 1
  • Peru 0 Denmark 1 
  • Denmark 1 Australia 1
  • France 1 Peru 0 
  • Denmark 0 France 0
  • Australia 0 Peru 2
World Cup group D

Group D results and final standings

  • Argentina 1 Iceland 1
  • Croatia 2 Nigeria 0
  • Argentina 0 Croatia 3 
  • Nigeria 2 Iceland 0 
  • Iceland 1 Croatia 2
  • Nigeria 1 Argentina 2
World Cup group E

Group E results and final standings

  • Costa Rica 0 Serbia 1
  • Brazil 1 Switzerland 1 
  • Brazil 2 Costa Rica 0
  • Serbia 1 Switzerland 2 
  • Serbia 0 Brazil 2
  • Switzerland 2 Costa Rica 2
World Cup group F

Group F results and final standings

  • Germany 0 Mexico 1 
  • Sweden 1 Korea Republic 0 
  • Korea Republic 1 Mexico 2
  • Germany 2 Sweden 1 
  • Korea Republic 2 Germany 0
  • Mexico 0 Sweden 3
World Cup group G

Group G results and final standings

  • Belgium 3 Panama 0
  • Tunisia 1 England 2 
  • Belgium 5 Tunisia 2 
  • England 6 Panama 1 
  • England 0 Belgium 1
  • Panama 1 Tunisia 2
World Cup group H

Group H results and final standings

  • Colombia 1 Japan 2 
  • Poland 1 Senegal 2 
  • Japan 2 Senegal 2
  • Poland 0 Colombia 3 
  • Senegal 0 Colombia 1
  • Japan 0 Poland 1

World Cup knockout stage

Round of 16 results and reports
Quarter-final results and reports
Semi-final results and reports
3rd/4th play-off
2018 World Cup final

All-time World Cup winners

  • 1930: Uruguay 4 Argentina 2 
  • 1934: Italy 2 Czechoslovakia 1 
  • 1938: Italy 4 Hungary 2 
  • 1950: Uruguay 2 Brazil 1 
  • 1954: West Germany 3 Hungary 2 
  • 1958: Brazil 5 Sweden 2 
  • 1962: Brazil 3 Czechoslovakia 1 
  • 1966: England 4 West Germany 2 (after extra time) 
  • 1970: Brazil 4 Italy 1 
  • 1974: West Germany 2 Netherlands 1 
  • 1978: Argentina 3 Netherlands 1 
  • 1982: Italy 3 West Germany 1 
  • 1986: Argentina 3 West Germany 2 
  • 1990: West Germany 1 Argentina 0 
  • 1994: Brazil 0 Italy 0 (Brazil won 3-2 on penalties) 
  • 1998: France 3 Brazil 0 
  • 2002: Brazil 2 Germany 0 
  • 2006: Italy 1 France 1 (Italy won 5-3 on penalties) 
  • 2010: Spain 1 Netherlands 0 
  • 2014: Germany 1 Argentina 0
  • 2018: France 4 Croatia 2

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