Very soon will be played play-off matches for the right to participate in the world Championship on football which will pass in 2018 in Russia
The draw for the playoffs will be held tomorrow, 17 October, in Zurich, the official website of FIFA. Beginning at 15:00 Kyiv time.
Before it became known to the final composition of the baskets.
So “seeded” in the draw will be teams of Switzerland, Italy, Croatia and Denmark.
“Asiandime”, and thus potential opponents of these teams will be teams from Northern Ireland, Sweden, Ireland and Greece.
As is known, the composition of the baskets was determined on the basis of each and every national team in FIFA rankings as of October 16.
The first matches of the playoffs will be held November 9-11, reciprocal – on November 12-14. According to FIFA rules, the winner will be determined by the total goals scored in two matches, and in the case of a draw – the number of goals scored in a foreign field.
In the case of a tie, teams will play extra time, during which also will be taken into account goals scored in a foreign field. If the winner is revealed – the team will have to wait for the penalty shootout.