Sport Which Countries Have Qualified for the 2018 World Cup?

17:55  12 october  2017
17:55  12 october  2017 Source:   The Big Lead

Spain qualifies for 11th consecutive World Cup

  Spain qualifies for 11th consecutive World Cup Victory over Albania, coupled with a poor result by Italy against Macedonia, has ensured La Roja will be at next year's event in RussiaLa Roja ensured qualification for next year's event in Russia by winning 3-0 at home to Albania in Alicante.

Here is an ongoing list of the countries who have qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Russia as host is automatically qualified and 31 other teams will be part of the Finals. Twenty-three teams have qualified to date [updated October 11, 2017].

Find out the qualification status of every country in the world as next summer's gathering of the top players and teams in international soccer nears.

Which Countries Have Qualified for the 2018 World Cup?: File photo © Getty Images File photo The United States, the Netherlands, and Chile are among the big names that have missed the World Cup. Here is an ongoing list of the countries who have qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Russia as host is automatically qualified and 31 other teams will be part of the Finals. Twenty-three teams have qualified to date [updated October 11, 2017].

CONCACAF (3.5 spots)

Costa Rica

Mexico

Panama

advanced to playoff against Australia: Honduras

CONMEBOL (4.5 spots)

Argentina

Brazil

Colombia

Uruguay

advanced to playoff against New Zealand: Peru

UEFA: (13 spots)

Belgium

England

France

Germany

Iceland

Poland

Portugal

Serbia

Spain

advanced to a playoff: Denmark, Italy, Northern Ireland, Sweden, Ireland, Croatia, Greece, Switzerland

ASIA (4.5 spots)

Iran

Japan

Saudi Arabia

South Korea

advanced to playoff against Honduras: Australia

AFRICA (5 spots)

Egypt

Nigeria

OCEANIA (0.5 spots)

advanced to playoff against Peru: New Zealand

Sweden thrash Luxembourg to pile pressure on France in European World Cup qualifying match .
Sweden laid down the gauntlet to France in European World Cup qualifying as Marcus Berg scored four goals in an 8-0 thrashing of Luxembourg on Saturday. Huge savings on NFL game-used items, autographs and more See the deals Sponsored by Sportsmemorabilia.com The Swedes now lead France, who face Bulgaria later on Saturday, by two points in the race for top spot in Group A.Al Ain forward Berg tore Luxembourg apart in Solna as the visitors were brought back down to earth after their 0-0 draw in France last month.

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