Viu TV World Cup 2018 schedule – which games can I watch for free in Hong Kong, and when are they on?

PCCW’s free network releases full slate of games from this summer’s tournament in Russia – here’s when you can catch them all

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 15 May, 2018, 1:04pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 14 June, 2018, 9:10pm

Hong Kong soccer fans can start planning their World Cup 2018 parties after Viu TV released its schedule of free-to-air games for this summer’s tournament.

In all, viewers will be able to watch 19 games from Russia on PCCW’s free network, including the opening match of the tournament and the final.

There are some crackers lined up, too, with one of the picks of the whole group stage in Portugal v Spain.

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Hong Kong viewers will also be treated to two round-of-16 matches, two quarter-finals and both semi-finals.

The rest of the matches will be available via paid subscription to Now TV’s World Cup package.

Viu TV’s World Cup schedule:

Group stage

Russia v Saudi Arabia (Group A)

Thursday June 14, 11pm (Hong Kong time)

Egypt v Uruguay (Group A)

Friday June 15, 8pm

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Portugal v Spain (Group B)

Saturday June 16, 2am

Argentina v Iceland (Group D)

Saturday June 16, 9pm

Germany v Mexico (Group F)

Sunday June 17, 11pm

Sweden v South Korea (Group F)

Monday June 18, 8pm

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Colombia v Japan (Group H)

Tuesday June 19, 8pm

Portugal v Morocco (Group B)

Wednesday June 20, 8pm

Denmark v Australia (Group C)

Thursday June 21, 8pm

Brazil v Costa Rica (Group E)

Friday June 22, 8pm

South Korea v Mexico (Group F)

Saturday June 23, 11pm

England v Panama (Group G)

Sunday June 24, 8pm

Round of 16

Group G winner v Group H runner-up

Tuesday July 3, 2am

Group F winner v Group E runner-up

Tuesday July 3, 10pm


Quarter-finalist 1 v Quarter-finalist 2

Friday July 6, 10pm

Quarter-finalist 7 v Quarter-finalist 8

Saturday July 7, 10pm


Semi-finalist 1 v Semi-finalist 2

Wednesday July 11, 2am

Semi-finalist 3 v Semi-finalist 4

Thursday July 12, 2am


Semi-final 1 winner v Semi-final 2 winner

Sunday July 15, 11pm