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Which teams are out of the World Cup ahead of the last round of group stage matches?

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Which teams are out of the World Cup ahead of the last round of group stage matches?
Gareth Southgate consoles Panama boss Hernan Gomez as his side exit the tournament (Picture: Getty Images)

There are still 16 games to play in the group stage of the 2018 World Cup but a number of teams have already been eliminated.

The group format at the World Cup does give teams a second chance if they start badly, but two defeats in the first two games does confirm an early exit from the competition.

Unfortunately for eight teams they have suffered that very fate and find themselves eliminated from the tournament with a game to go in the groups.

Here are the sides that have had a thoroughly bad time so far in Russia…

Which teams are out of the World Cup ahead of the last round of group stage matches?
Mohamed Salahs Egypt are already eliminated (Picture: Getty Images)

Group A

Both Egypt and Saudi Arabia have crashed out early after they have both suffered defeats to Russia and Uruguay.

Group B

Morocco opened up with defeat to Iran and then another loss to Portugal has seen their group stage exit confirmed.

Which teams are out of the World Cup ahead of the last round of group stage matches?
Robert Lewandowski cut a forlorn figure after Polands elimination (Picture: Getty Images)

Group C

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A lot was expected of Peru coming into Group C, but they have lost to Denmark and France in their opening two games to confirm an early exit.

Group E

Costa Rica have competed well in both their matches, but defeats to Serbia and Brazil see them get an early flight home.

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Group G

Tunisia and Panama have both failed to pick up a single point in their contests with England and Belgium which leaves them to fight out third and fourth place in the group.

Group F

Despite being the Pot One team in the group, it is Poland who are eliminated first after defeats to Senegal and Colombia.

Eliminated teams after 32 games

  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Morocco
  • Peru
  • Costa Rica
  • Tunisia
  • Panama
  • Poland

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