World Cup schedule: Start times for every match and how to watch

France's Olivier Giroud, left, and France's Kylian Mbappe celebrate after scoring their side's second goal.
France's Olivier Giroud, left, and Kylian Mbappe celebrate after scoring during a round-of-16 victory over Poland on Sunday. France plays England in the World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday. (Martin Meissner / Associated Press)

For the first time, the FIFA World Cup is being played in the Middle East for a fall tournament highlighting soccer’s best.

The U.S. men’s national team saw its World Cup run end in a 3-1 loss to the Netherlands on Dec. 3. After playing to draws against Wales and England, the U.S. defeated Iran 1-0 to reach the round of 16 before falling to the Dutch.

Mexico, hit hard by injuries and issues within its federation, was eliminated from the World Cup on Nov. 30 despite a 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in its group-play finale.

World Cup TV schedule

Note: All scheduled group matches have been played.

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.