2018 FIFA World Cup Group C

Group of teams in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Group C of the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place from 16 to 26 June 2018.[1] The group consisted of France, Australia, Peru, and Denmark. The top two teams advanced to the round of 16.[2]

TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Pot Confederation Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
October 2017[nb 1] June 2018
C1   France 1 UEFA UEFA Group A winners 10 October 2017 15th 2014 Winners (1998) 7
C2   Australia 4 AFC CONCACAF v AFC play-off winners 15 November 2017 5th 2014 Round of 16 (2006) 43
C3   Peru 2 CONMEBOL OFC v CONMEBOL play-off winners 15 November 2017 5th 1982 Quarter-finals (1970), Second round (1978) 10
C4   Denmark 3 UEFA UEFA Second Round winners 14 November 2017 5th 2010 Quarter-finals (1998) 19
Notes
  1. The rankings of October 2017 were used for seeding for the final draw.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   France 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7 Advance to knockout stage
2   Denmark 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
3   Peru 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 3
4   Australia 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

In the round of 16:

  • The winners of Group C will advance to play the runners-up of Group D.
  • The runners-up of Group C will advance to play the winners of Group D.

MatchesEdit

All times listed are local time.[1]

France vs AustraliaEdit

The two teams have played four time before the most recently was a friendly in 2013, and France won 6-0.[3]


16 June 2018 (2018-06-16)
13:00 MSK (UTC+3)
France   2–1   Australia Kazan Arena, Kazan
Attendance: 41,279
Referee: Andrés Cunha (Uruguay)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
France[4]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia[4]
GK 1 Hugo Lloris (c)
RB 2 Benjamin Pavard
CB 4 Raphaël Varane
CB 5 Samuel Umtiti
LB 21 Lucas Hernández
CM 12 Corentin Tolisso   76'   78'
CM 13 N'Golo Kanté
CM 6 Paul Pogba
RF 11 Ousmane Dembélé   70'
CF 10 Kylian Mbappé
LF 7 Antoine Griezmann   70'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Olivier Giroud   70'
FW 18 Nabil Fekir   70'
MF 14 Blaise Matuidi   78'
Manager:
Didier Deschamps
 
GK 1 Mathew Ryan
RB 19 Josh Risdon   57'
CB 5 Mark Milligan
CB 20 Trent Sainsbury
LB 16 Aziz Behich   87'
CM 15 Mile Jedinak (c)
CM 13 Aaron Mooy
RW 7 Mathew Leckie   13'
AM 23 Tom Rogic   72'
LW 10 Robbie Kruse   84'
CF 11 Andrew Nabbout   64'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Tomi Juric   64'
MF 22 Jackson Irvine   72'
FW 17 Daniel Arzani   84'
Manager:
  Bert van Marwijk

Man of the Match:
Antoine Griezmann (France)[5]

Assistant referees:[4]
Nicolás Tarán (Uruguay)
Mauricio Espinosa (Uruguay)
Fourth official:
Julio Bascuñán (Chile)
Fifth official:
Christian Schiemann (Chile)
Video assistant referee:
Mauro Vigliano (Argentina)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Gery Vargas (Bolivia)
Hernán Maidana (Argentina)
Tiago Martins (Portugal)

Peru vs DenmarkEdit

16 June 2018 (2018-06-16)
19:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Peru   0–1   Denmark Mordovia Arena, Saransk
Referee: Bakary Gassama (Gambia)
Report Poulsen   59'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru[6]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Denmark[6]
GK 1 Pedro Gallese
RB 17 Luis Advíncula
CB 2 Alberto Rodríguez (c)
CB 15 Christian Ramos
LB 6 Miguel Trauco
CM 13 Renato Tapia   38'   87'
CM 19 Yoshimar Yotún
RW 18 André Carrillo
AM 8 Christian Cueva
LW 20 Edison Flores   62'
CF 10 Jefferson Farfán   85'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Paolo Guerrero   62'
FW 11 Raúl Ruidíaz   85'
MF 23 Pedro Aquino   87'
Manager:
  Ricardo Gareca
 
GK 1 Kasper Schmeichel
RB 14 Henrik Dalsgaard
CB 4 Simon Kjær (c)
CB 6 Andreas Christensen   81'
LB 17 Jens Stryger Larsen
CM 7 William Kvist   35'
CM 10 Christian Eriksen
CM 8 Thomas Delaney   86'
RF 20 Yussuf Poulsen   90+3'
CF 9 Nicolai Jørgensen
LF 23 Pione Sisto   67'
Substitutions:
MF 19 Lasse Schöne   35'
FW 11 Martin Braithwaite   67'
DF 13 Mathias Jørgensen   81'
Manager:
  Åge Hareide

Man of the Match:
Yussuf Poulsen (Denmark)[7]

Assistant referees:[6]
Jean Claude Birumushahu (Burundi)
Abdelhak Etchiali (Algeria)
Fourth official:
Mehdi Abid Charef (Algeria)
Fifth official:
Anouar Hmila (Tunisia)
Video assistant referee:
Felix Zwayer (Germany)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Bastian Dankert (Germany)
Mark Borsch (Germany)
Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)

Denmark vs AustraliaEdit

21 June 2018 (2018-06-21)
16:00 SAMT (UTC+4)
Denmark   1–1   Australia Cosmos Arena, Samara
Attendance: 40,727[8]
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (Spain)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Denmark[9]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia[9]
GK 1 Kasper Schmeichel
RB 14 Henrik Dalsgaard
CB 4 Simon Kjær (c)
CB 6 Andreas Christensen
LB 17 Jens Stryger Larsen
CM 8 Thomas Delaney
CM 19 Lasse Schöne
CM 10 Christian Eriksen
RF 20 Yussuf Poulsen   37'   59'
CF 9 Nicolai Jørgensen   68'
LF 23 Pione Sisto   84'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Martin Braithwaite   59'
FW 21 Andreas Cornelius   68'
Manager:
  Åge Hareide
 
GK 1 Mathew Ryan
RB 19 Josh Risdon
CB 20 Trent Sainsbury
CB 5 Mark Milligan
LB 16 Aziz Behich
CM 15 Mile Jedinak (c)
CM 13 Aaron Mooy
RW 7 Mathew Leckie
AM 23 Tom Rogic   82'
LW 10 Robbie Kruse   68'
CF 11 Andrew Nabbout   75'
Substitutions:
FW 17 Daniel Arzani   68'
FW 9 Tomi Juric   75'
MF 22 Jackson Irvine   82'
Manager:
  Bert van Marwijk

Man of the Match:
Christian Eriksen (Denmark)[10]

Assistant referees:[9]
Pau Cebrián Devís (Spain)
Roberto Díaz Pérez (Spain)
Fourth official:
Bamlak Tessema Weyesa (Ethiopia)
Fifth official:
Juan Carlos Mora (Costa Rica)
Video assistant referee:
Mark Geiger (United States)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Jair Marrufo (United States)
Joe Fletcher (Canada)
Paolo Valeri (Italy)

France vs PeruEdit

21 June 2018 (2018-06-21)
20:00 YEKT (UTC+5)
France   1–0   Peru Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg
Attendance: 32,789[11]
Referee: Mohammed Abdulla Hassan Mohamed (United Arab Emirates)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
France[12]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru[12]
GK 1 Hugo Lloris (c)
RB 2 Benjamin Pavard
CB 4 Raphaël Varane
CB 5 Samuel Umtiti
LB 21 Lucas Hernández
CM 6 Paul Pogba   86'   89'
CM 13 N'Golo Kanté
RW 10 Kylian Mbappé   75'
AM 7 Antoine Griezmann   80'
LW 14 Blaise Matuidi   16'
CF 9 Olivier Giroud
Substitutions:
FW 11 Ousmane Dembélé   75'
FW 18 Nabil Fekir   80'
MF 15 Steven Nzonzi   89'
Manager:
Didier Deschamps
 
GK 1 Pedro Gallese
RB 17 Luis Advíncula
CB 15 Christian Ramos
CB 2 Alberto Rodríguez   46'
LB 6 Miguel Trauco
CM 23 Pedro Aquino   81'
CM 19 Yoshimar Yotún   46'
RW 18 André Carrillo
AM 8 Christian Cueva   82'
LW 20 Edison Flores
CF 9 Paolo Guerrero (c)   23'
Substitutions:
FW 10 Jefferson Farfán   46'
DF 4 Anderson Santamaría   46'
FW 11 Raúl Ruidíaz   82'
Manager:
  Ricardo Gareca

Man of the Match:
Kylian Mbappé (France)[13]

Assistant referees:[12]
Mohamed Al Hammadi (United Arab Emirates)
Hasan Al Mahri (United Arab Emirates)
Fourth official:
Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)
Fifth official:
Jerson Dos Santos (Angola)
Video assistant referee:
Daniele Orsato (Italy)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Abdulrahman Al-Jassim (Qatar)
Taleb Al Maari (Qatar)
Szymon Marciniak (Poland)

Denmark vs FranceEdit

26 June 2018 (2018-06-26)
17:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Denmark   0–0   France Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 78,011[14]
Referee: Sandro Ricci (Brazil)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Denmark[15]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
France[15]
GK 1 Kasper Schmeichel
RB 14 Henrik Dalsgaard
CB 4 Simon Kjær (c)
CB 6 Andreas Christensen
LB 17 Jens Stryger Larsen
CM 8 Thomas Delaney   90+2'
CM 13 Mathias Jørgensen   45+3'
CM 10 Christian Eriksen
RF 23 Pione Sisto   60'
CF 21 Andreas Cornelius   75'
LF 11 Martin Braithwaite
Substitutions:
FW 15 Viktor Fischer   60'
FW 12 Kasper Dolberg   75'
MF 18 Lukas Lerager   90+2'
Manager:
  Åge Hareide
 
GK 16 Steve Mandanda
RB 19 Djibril Sidibé
CB 4 Raphaël Varane (c)
CB 3 Presnel Kimpembe
LB 21 Lucas Hernández   50'
CM 13 N'Golo Kanté
CM 15 Steven Nzonzi
RW 11 Ousmane Dembélé   78'
AM 7 Antoine Griezmann   68'
LW 8 Thomas Lemar
CF 9 Olivier Giroud
Substitutions:
DF 22 Benjamin Mendy   50'
FW 18 Nabil Fekir   68'
FW 10 Kylian Mbappé   78'
Manager:
Didier Deschamps

Man of the Match:
N'Golo Kanté (France)[16]

Assistant referees:[15]
Emerson de Carvalho (Brazil)
Marcelo Van Gasse (Brazil)
Fourth official:
Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
Fifth official:
Mauro Tonolini (Italy)
Video assistant referee:
Mauro Vigliano (Argentina)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Wilton Sampaio (Brazil)
Carlos Astroza (Chile)
Tiago Martins (Portugal)

Australia vs PeruEdit

26 June 2018 (2018-06-26)
17:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Australia   0–2   Peru Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
Attendance: 44,073[17]
Referee: Sergei Karasev (Russia)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia[18]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru[18]
GK 1 Mathew Ryan
RB 19 Josh Risdon
CB 20 Trent Sainsbury
CB 5 Mark Milligan   88'
LB 16 Aziz Behich
CM 15 Mile Jedinak (c)   10'
CM 13 Aaron Mooy
RW 7 Mathew Leckie
AM 23 Tom Rogic   66'   72'
LW 10 Robbie Kruse   58'
CF 9 Tomi Juric   53'
Substitutions:
FW 4 Tim Cahill   53'
MF 17 Daniel Arzani   60'   58'
MF 22 Jackson Irvine   72'
Manager:
  Bert van Marwijk
 
GK 1 Pedro Gallese
RB 17 Luis Advíncula
CB 15 Christian Ramos
CB 4 Anderson Santamaría
LB 6 Miguel Trauco
CM 13 Renato Tapia   63'
CM 19 Yoshimar Yotún   45'   46'
RW 18 André Carrillo   79'
AM 8 Christian Cueva
LW 20 Edison Flores
CF 9 Paolo Guerrero (c)
Substitutions:
MF 23 Pedro Aquino   46'
MF 7 Paolo Hurtado   79'   63'
MF 16 Wilder Cartagena   79'
Manager:
  Ricardo Gareca

Man of the Match:
André Carrillo (Peru)[19]

Assistant referees:[18]
Anton Averianov (Russia)
Tikhon Kalugin (Russia)
Fourth official:
Ryuji Sato (Japan)
Fifth official:
Toru Sagara (Japan)
Video assistant referee:
Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Jair Marrufo (United States)
Mark Borsch (Germany)
Bastian Dankert (Germany)

ReferencesEdit

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  2. "Regulations – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia" (PDF). FIFA.com.
  3. "2018 FIFA World Cup – Statistical Kit" (PDF). FIFA.com. p. 7.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Tactical Line-up – Group C – France-Australia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 16 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  5. "France v Australia – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 16 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Tactical Line-up – Group C – Peru-Denmark" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 16 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  7. "Peru v Denmark – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 16 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  8. "Match report – Group C – Denmark-Australia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 June 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
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  14. "Match report – Group C – Denmark v France" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
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  16. "Denmark v France – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
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