World Cup Draw: Playoff Matchups, Dates & Times


Spanish retired footballer Fernando Hierro shows the name of Republic of Ireland during the FIFA football World Cup 2018 European play-off draw, on October 17, 2017 in Zurich. / AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

The World Cup Draw has been set for the eight European teams looking to claim one of the four remaining World Cup spots. Northern Ireland takes on Switzerland. Croatia will square off with Greece. Denmark will face the Republic of Ireland. Sweden takes on Italy.

Here’s a look at the playoff schedule for the eight matches. Times will be updated as soon as they are announced.

World Cup Playoff Schedule

November 9: Northern Ireland vs. Switzerland
November 12: Northern Ireland vs. Switzerland
November 9: Denmark vs. Ireland
November 12: Ireland vs. Denmark
November 9: Sweden vs. Italy
November 12: Italy vs. Sweden
November 9: Croatia vs. Greece
November 12: Greece vs. Croatia