THE draw for the World Cup is just about upon us.
But how does the draw – which takes position on Friday afternoon – in fact work?
When is the draw?
The large draw shall be hung on FRIDAY – December 1, 2017.
It will happen from 3pm (UK time), reside and direct from the Kremlin.
The draw will make a decision the gang phases for the event which runs from June 14 to July 15, 2018.
How does the draw work?
The groups had been divided into 4 pots owing to their present Fifa rating.
Hosts Russia shall be in Pot 1 along the highest seven facets.
Who is in the pots?
Gareth Southgate’s England shall be in pot two along a bunch of alternative most sensible countries.
It way the Three Lions will keep away from Spain, Switzerland, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and Croatia.
Pot 1: Russia (as hosts), Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, France
Pot 2: Spain, Peru , Switzerland, England, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Croatia
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Pot three: Denmark, Iceland, Costa Rica, Sweden, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Iran
Pot four: Serbia, Nigeria, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, South Korea, Saudi Arabia.