Croatia's team celebrates after winning the World Cup 2018 play-off.
Croatia's team celebrates after winning the World Cup 2018 play-off.

Which teams can still qualify for WC 2018?

ONLY four spots remain at the Russia 2018 World Cup after two more countries sealed qualification on Monday morning AEDT.

Both Switzerland and Croatia confirmed tickets to football's showpiece events with 0-0 draws with Northern Ireland and Greece respectively.

That means Switzerland progressed 1-0 and Croatia 4-1 on aggregate after their two-leg European play offs.

They join Tunisia and Morocco as the countries to most qualify, while Australia and New Zealand remain among the eight nations still fighting for the final spots.

WHO HAVE QUALIFIED?

 

Teams qualified for Russia 2018.
Teams qualified for Russia 2018.

 

EUROPE: Russia (hosts), France, Portugal, Germany, Serbia, Poland, England, Spain, Belgium, Iceland, Switzerland, Croatia

SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia

CONCACAF: Mexica, Costa Rica, Panama

ASIA: Iran, South Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia

AFRICA: Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco, Senegal, Egypt

WHO CAN STILL QUALIFY?

Four more matches will decide the final spots at the World Cup, with four second leg play-off ties remaining.

The following nations can still qualify: Italy, Sweden, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, Honduras, New Zealand and Peru.

 

Sweden's midfielder Jakob Johansson celebrates his goal against Italy.
Sweden's midfielder Jakob Johansson celebrates his goal against Italy.

 

EURO PLAY-OFF 1: Italy v Sweden (Sweden lead 1-0 after the first leg in Solna, Sweden)

EURO PLAY-OFF 2: Ireland v Denmark (0-0 after the first leg in Copenhagen, Denmark)

AFC/CONCACAF PLAY-OFF: Australia v Honduras (0-0 after the first leg in San Pedro Sula, Honduras)

OFC/CONEMBOL PLAY-OFF: Peru v New Zealand (0-0 after the first leg in Wellington, New Zealand)

WHEN WILL THE FINAL PLAY-OFFS TAKE PLACE?

- Tuesday 14: Italy v Sweden, 6.45am AEDT - live on ESPN 1

- Wednesday 15: Ireland v Denmark, 6.45am AEDT - live on ESPN 1

- Wednesday 15: Australia v Honduras, 8.00pm AEDT - live on FOX SPORTS 1

- Thursday 16: Peru v New Zealand, 1.15pm AEDT - live on beIN SPORTS 1



REGION DRENCHED: Twice monthly rain average in two weeks

premium_icon REGION DRENCHED: Twice monthly rain average in two weeks

Parts of the Northern Rivers have has a particularly wet October

Spiritual healer 'leader of socially harmful cult': Jury

Spiritual healer 'leader of socially harmful cult': Jury

Serge Benhayon sued Esther Mary Rockett over blogs and tweets

Behind the scenes: Mammoth task of preparing for the show

premium_icon Behind the scenes: Mammoth task of preparing for the show

The show must go on, but preparing in the rain is a huge effort

Local Partners