Archived from the original on "Konstantinovsky Palace to stage Preliminary Draw of the 2018 fifa World Cup". Archived from the original on Retrieved Carp, Sam (20 December 2017). Archived from the original on Retrieved "World Cup 2018: New report highlightsMPs' concern for England fans in Russia". Archived from the original on 12 November 2017. 178 179 fifa also published an alternate team of the tournament based on player performances evaluated through statistical data. 29 Notable countries that failed to qualify include four-time champions Italy (for the first time since 1958 three-time runners-up and third placed in 2014 the Netherlands (for the first time since 2002 and four reigning continental champions: 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners Cameroon, two-time. 36 If a match went into extra time, each team was allowed to make a fourth substitution, the first time this had been allowed in a fifa World Cup tournament. 36 For players named in the 35-player preliminary squad, there was a mandatory rest period between 21 and, except for those involved in the 2018 uefa Champions League Final played on 26 May. Archived from the original (PDF) on "Betraying the Game: African officials filmed taking cash". Archived from the original on 10 February 2018. It took place in Russia from 14 June. "Greg Dyke: FA demands full report findings into World Cup corruption". Fox stated that it was still committed to broadcasting a significant amount of coverage for the tournament.