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World Cup TV guide: Australia channels, kick-off times, dates and schedule

The ESPN FC guys answer your tweets on Cristiano Ronaldo's new look and whether Uruguay can win the World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo broke another record versus Morocco, Luis Suarez led Uruguay past Saudi Arabia and much more headline Matchday 7.

The FIFA World Cup in Russia has begun, with Australia taking on the rest of the globe in football's showpiece event.

Can the Socceroos fight back from their 2-1 loss against France on Saturday to claim their place in the last 16? A result against Denmark on Thursday will be crucial.

Australian kick-off times for the 2018 World Cup:

All times are listed in AEST. All games are available through Optus.
*Asterisked matches will be broadcast on free-to-air channel SBS -- including all remaining group-stage games following the fall-out from Optus' streaming issues.

Friday June 15

Russia 5-0 Saudi Arabia
Egypt 0-1 Uruguay

Saturday June 16

Morocco 0-1 Iran
Portugal 3-3 Spain
Australia 1-2 France
Argentina 1-1 Iceland

Sunday June 17

Peru 0-1 Denmark
Croatia 2-0 Nigeria
Costa Rica 0-1 Serbia

Monday June 18

Germany 0-1 Mexico
Brazil 1-1 Switzerland
Sweden 1-0 Korea Republic

Tuesday June 19

Belgium 3-0 Panama
Tunisia 1-2 England
Colombia 1-2 Japan

Wednesday June 20

Poland 1-2 Senegal
Russia 3-1 Egypt
Portugal 0-1 Morocco

Thursday June 21

Uruguay 1-0 Saudi Arabia
Iran 0-1 Spain
*Australia vs. Denmark, 10 p.m.

Friday June 22

*France vs. Peru, 1 a.m.
*Argentina vs. Croatia, 4 a.m.
*Brazil vs. Costa Rica, 10 p.m.

Saturday June 23

*Nigeria vs. Iceland, 1 a.m.
*Serbia vs. Switzerland, 4 a.m.
*Belgium vs. Tunisia, 10 p.m.

Sunday June 24

*Korea Republic vs. Mexico, 1 a.m.
*Germany vs. Sweden, 4 a.m.
*England vs. Panama, 10 p.m.

Monday June 25

*Japan vs. Senegal, 1 a.m.
*Poland vs. Colombia, 4 a.m.

Tuesday June 26

*Uruguay vs. Russia, Midnight
*Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt, Midnight
*Iran vs. Portugal, 4 a.m.
*Spain vs. Morocco, 4 a.m.

Wednesday June 27

*Denmark vs. France, Midnight
*Australia vs. Peru, Midnight
*Nigeria vs. Argentina, 4 a.m.
*Iceland vs. Croatia, 4 a.m.

Thursday June 28

*Korea Republic vs. Germany, Midnight
*Mexico vs. Sweden, Midnight
*Serbia vs. Brazil, 4 a.m.
*Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, 4 a.m.

Friday June 29

*Japan vs. Poland, Midnight
*Senegal vs. Colombia, Midnight
*England vs. Belgium, 4 a.m.
*Panama vs. Tunisia, 4 a.m.

Sunday July 1 -- Round of 16

Winner C vs. Runner-up D, Midnight
Winner A vs. Runner-up B, 4 a.m.

Monday July 2 -- Round of 16

Winner B vs. Runner-up A, Midnight
Winner D vs. Runner-up C, 4 a.m.

Tuesday July 3 -- Round of 16

Winner E vs. Runner-up F, Midnight
Winner G vs. Runner-up H, 4 a.m.

Wednesday July 4 -- Round of 16

Winner F vs. Runner-up E, Midnight
Winner H vs. Runner-up G, 4 a.m.

Saturday July 7

Quarterfinal 1, Midnight
Quarterfinal 2, 4 a.m.

Sunday July 8

Quarterfinal 3, Midnight
Quarterfinal 4, 4 a.m.

Wednesday July 11

*Semifinal 1, 4 a.m.

Thursday July 12

*Semifinal 2, 4 a.m.

Sunday July 15

*Third place playoff, Midnight

Monday July 16

*World Cup Final, 1 a.m.

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