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Spain to face Kazakhstan, New Zealand and Libya in first round of World Cup in Uzbekistan |  LNFS

Spain to face Kazakhstan, New Zealand and Libya in first round of World Cup in Uzbekistan | LNFS

Spain already has opponents in the group stage of the World Cup in Uzbekistan from September 14 to October 6. Fede Vidal’s men have been drawn in Group D in Andean alongside Kazakhstan, New Zealand and Libya.

The debut will be against Kazakhstan on September 15, followed by matches against Oceanic on the 18th and the Africans on the 21st to close out the group.

Spain have faced Kazakhstan five times, with a record of four wins and one draw, only once against Libya, winning 3–0. It will be the first ever clash against New Zealand.

The 24 teams participating in the finals of the World Cup are divided into six groups of four, with the top two and four best third-placed teams in each qualifying for the Round of 16.

Groups and subsequent shortcuts are structured like this:

Group A (Tashkent): Uzbekistan, Netherlands, Paraguay and Costa Rica.

Group B (Bukhara): Brazil, Cuba, Croatia and Thailand.

Group C (Tashkent): Argentina, Ukraine, Afghanistan and Angola.

Group D (Antigen): Spain, Kazakhstan, New Zealand and Libya.

Group E (Tashkent): Portugal, Panama, Tajikistan and Morocco.

Group F (Bukhara): Iran, Venezuela, Guatemala and France.

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