Sunday, June 10, 2018, 10h15

The Eagles' World Cup


Rúben Dias, Salvio, Zivkovic, Ebuehi, Raúl, and Seferovic are Benfica's squad members present in the Russia World Cup, which begins on June 14th. When, where and at what time play the national teams...

Players from Benfica's squad, Rúben Dias, Raúl, Seferovic, Zivkovic, Salvioand Ebuehi are in Russia to represent their nations in the 2018 World Cup.

The planet's biggest football competition begins on June 14th and ends on July 15th. The Official Site tells you when, where and at what time will take place the group stage matches from the different national teams which have eagles on their rosters. The knock-off stage (Eighth-Finals) begins on June 30th.



Rúben Dias

In an epic saga that no one will forget, Portugal won the European Championships in 2016 and will now chase new dreams.

The Portuguese national squad takes along Benfica's centre-back, Rúben Dias, who at the age of 21, makes his debut at a football World Cup, being one of the 23 players chosen by Fernando Santos.

Round Match Date Time Location
1 Portugal-Spain June 15 7:00 pm Fisht Stadium
2 Portugal-Morocco June 20 1:00 pm Luzhniki Stadium
3 Iran-Portugal  June 25 7:00 pm Mordovia Arena



Ebuehi e Salvio

Salvio, who up to now has 9 caps for Argentina, and Ebuehi, named by the Nigéria national coach, will face each other in Russia on June 26.

Round Match Date Time Location
1 Argentina-Iceland June 16 2:00 pm Spartak Stadium 
1 Croatia-Nigeria June 16 8:00 pm Kaliningrad Stadium 
2 Argentina-Croatia June 21 7:00 pm Nizhny Novgorod Stadium 
2 Nigeria-Iceland June 22 4:00 pm Volgograd Stadium
3 Nigeria-Argentina  June 26 7:00 pm Saint Petersburg Stadium



Zivkovic e Seferovic

Fate has gathered two more benfiquistas in Russia: Seferovic, who represents the colors of the Switzerland national team, and Zivkovic, who plays Sérvia.

Seferovic and Zivkovic will lock horns on June 22, at Kaliningrad Stadium, the second match from both teams.

Round Match Date Time Location
1 Brazil-Switzerland June 17 7:00 pm Rostov Arena
1 Costa Rica-Serbia June 17 1:00 pm Samara Stadium
2 Serbia-Switzerland June 22 7:00 pm Kaliningrad Stadium
3 Switzerland-Costa Rica  June 27 7:00 pm Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
3 Serbia-Brazil June 27 7:00 pm Spartak Stadium





Raúl is another of the benfiquistas present in the World Cup. Representing Mexico, the forward has already racked up more than 60 caps and 13 goals.

Round Match Date Time Location
1 Germany-Mexico June 17 4:00 pm Luzhniki Stadium
2 South Korea-Mexico June 23 4:00 pm Rostov Arena
3 Mexico-Sweden June 27 3:00 pm Ekaterimburg Arena

Text: Márcia Dores

Pics: FPF /Archive

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