World Cup 2018 Quarter Finals Knock Out stage (Round 8), World Cup Round 8 Fixtures and Countries that qualified – World cup 2018 at Russia is moving well as the officials are making sure that the rules and regulations are obeyed. Out of 32 countries that qualified for 2018 world cup, 16 of them qualified to Round 16 (Knockout Stage). Out of the 16 countries that qualified, 8 countries qualified for Quarter Finals (Round 8). The World Cup 2018 Round 16 ends on Tuesday 3rd July, 2018 as winners move to Quarter Finals. World Cup 2018 Quarter Final starts on Friday 6th July, 2018. After which, the winners in Quarter finals will proceed to Semi finals. See full list of countries that qualified for Quarter Finals (Round 8) and fixtures (match dates and time).