Boosting your odds on all the World Cup games

Jordan Pickford

The first two World Cup 2018 quarter-finals take place on Friday as we lose two more of the eight remaining teams.

If Mbappe is France's man of the moment, Uruguay's man for all seasons will have something to say about his hopes of making it to the semi-finals.

In terms of World Cup history, Brazil have won the World Cup five times but have been knocked out in the quarter-finals in two of the last three tournaments. Get Uruguay vs France - Live Football Score, Match 1, Quarter-finals - Summary Here.

Favourites Brazil will come up against Belgium's "golden generation" in Kazan on Friday while an exciting young France side spearheaded by Kylian Mbappe take on a shrewd Uruguay outfit in Nizhny Novgorod.

With a busy schedule, here is our guide on how to watch every second of the action.

Here's the thing about this World Cup, though: it's been chalked full of upsets and shocking finishes-and what sports fan doesn't appreciate that?!

All times BST. Local times are BST +2 apart from games played in Kaliningrad (+1), Samara (+3) and Ekaterinburg (+4).

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Meanwhile, 13th seed Julia Goerges , Donna Vekic , Ekaterina Makarova , Camila Giorgi all progressed to the fourth round. Open runner-up meant she became the seventh casualty in the top 10 women's seeds before the middle weekend.

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In 2014 however, he finally returned to his roots and rejoined the Cavaliers where he has been for the past four years. McGee proved in Golden State he could be a serviceable backup big, and even start in spot moments.

Coming into the match, Martinez acknowledged the gulf in World Cup pedigree between his side, who have never been further than the semi-finals, and their illustrious rivals.

Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens and Kevin De Bruyne are likely to give Brazil's defence the biggest test of their campaign so far, although the South Americans have only conceded once in four matches.

That mouth-watering clash is followed by another packed with prime talent as Brazil face a Belgium team on the other side of their great escape against Japan. Even in the round of 16, they somehow managed to win in the penalty shootout and qualified for the quarters. "As for ourselves, we're focusing on our team and (this is) our strongest side (till) now".

If Cavani isn't able to take the field, even more pressure will be heaped upon star Luis Suarez, who has already scored twice during the tournament and delivered the flawless pass for Cavani's headed opener against Portugal.

The World Cup hosts have had their wings clipped since they opened the tournament with a 5-0 thrashing of Saudi Arabia, but Russian Federation proved their ability to grind out results when they knocked out Spain on penalties after a 1-1 extra-time draw in the last round.

But as fans wait to find out England's fate, they're already questioning details of the World Cup final. We are playing good football at the World Cup now.

The encounter between England and Colombia was another nail-biting affair, with English goalkeeper Jordan Pickford pulling off an astounding save to help his team proceed to the next round on penalties.

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