Confederations Cup 2017: Full TV, live stream schedule, group standings, scores, start times and more

It's hard to believe we are just a year away from the 2018 World Cup. But before that, we've got the test run in Russia with the 2018 Confederations Cup which begins on June 17. Below you will find the format, groups and schedule, TV listings and more.

Format

There are two groups with four teams each, and the top two from each group advance to the semifinals. The rest are eliminated from the competition. There will be a third-place match and a final after the semis.

Watch

The matches will be broadcast on the FOX family of networks and streamed online on Fox Sports Go.

Groups and Schedule

Group A GP W D L GD PTS
Portugal321 0 57
Mexico321027
Russia310203
New Zealand3 0 0 3-7 0

Group breakdown: Russia expects to go through as host, but reigning European champions Portugal and Mexico are the heavy favorites to move on. 

Schedule
(All times eastern)

Saturday, June 17
Russia 2, New Zealand 0

Sunday, June 18
Portugal 2, Mexico 2

Wednesday, June 21
Portugal 1, Russia 0 
Mexico 2, New Zealand 1

Saturday, June 24
Mexico 2, Russia 1
Portugal 4, New Zealand 0

Group B GP W D L GD PTS
Chile211 0 24
Germany211 0 14
Australia2 0 11-11
Cameroon2 0 11-21

Group breakdown: Germany is the favorite to win the competition, while Chile is also a strong contender to make it far. Cameroon is the dark horse in this group, while Australia has a slight chance to move on.

Schedule

Sunday, June 18
Chile 2, Cameroon 0 

Monday, June 19
Germany 3, Australia 2

Thursday, June 22
Cameroon 1, Australia 1
Germany 1, Chile 1

Sunday, June 25
Germany vs. Cameroon, 11 a.m. on FOX
Chile vs. Australia, 11 a.m. on FS1

Knockout Stages

Semifinals

Wednesday, June 28
Group A winner vs. Group B runner-up, 2 p.m. on FS1

Thursday, June 29
Group B winner vs. Group A runner-up, 2 p.m. on FS2

Third place match

Sunday, July 2
TBD vs. TBD, 8 a.m. 

Final

Sunday, July 2
TBD, vs. TBD, 2 p.m.

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