World Cup 2018: How the groups finished - and how the last 16 line up

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Harry Kane is the tournament's top goalscorer following his hat-trick during England's victory over Panama

The final round of group matches at the 2018 World Cup has drawn to a close, and the last 16 has been finalised.

But how did the teams progress - and who faces whom in the first round of the knockout stage?

Group A

Group A: 1st Uruguay, 2nd Russia, 3rd Saudi Arabia, 4th Egypt
  • Uruguay progress as group winners with hosts Russia through in second place.
  • Uruguay play Portugal (the runners-up in Group B) in the last 16 while Russia play Spain (Group B winners).

Group B

Group B: 1st Spain, 2nd Portugal, 3rd Iran, 4th Morocco
  • Spain progress as group winners - on goals scored above Portugal, who are through in second place. Portugal were set to win the group until late goals in both games.
  • Spain face hosts Russia (Group A runners-up) in the last 16, with Portugal up against Uruguay (Group A winners).

Group C

Group C: 1st France, 2nd Denmark, 3rd Peru, 4th Australia
  • France are through as group winners - with Denmark through in second place following a goalless draw between the two sides in their final group game.
  • France will play Group D runners-up Argentina, while Denmark face Croatia, the winners of Group D.

Group D

Group D: 1st Croatia, 2nd Argentina, 3rd Nigeria, 4th Iceland
  • Croatia are through as group winners after scoring a late goal to beat Iceland and maintain their 100% record - they will face Group C runners-up Denmark.
  • Argentina are through as runners-up after defeating Nigeria 2-1 and will play Group C winners France.

Group E

Group E: 1st Brazil, 2nd Switzerland, 3rd Serbia, 4th Costa Rica
  • Brazil qualify as winners with two wins from three and will play Group F runners-up Mexico in the next round.
  • Switzerland take the runners-up spot and will face Group F winners Sweden.

Group F

Group F: 1st Sweden, 2nd Mexico, 3rd South Korea, 4th Germany
  • Sweden qualify as group winners following a dramatic victory over runners-up Mexico in their final game.
  • The Swedes will face Group E runners-up Switzerland in the next round, while Mexico face five-time champions Brazil.

Group G

Group G: 1st Belgium, 2nd England, 3rd Tunisia, 4th Panama
  • Belgium qualify as group winners following victory over runners-up England in their final game.
  • Belgium will face Group H runners-up Japan in the next round, while England meet Colombia.

Group H

Group H: 1st Colombia, 2nd Japan, 3rd Senegal, 4th Poland
  • Colombia take top spot and will play Group G runners-up England in the last 16.
  • Japan qualify in second in dramatic style - finishing ahead of Senegal through fair play - and will next face Group G winners Belgium.

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