How are fans managing 2 World Cup games on at the same time

first_imgThe 2018 World Cup is turning out be one of most exciting in recent memory.Defending champions Germany lost at the hands of Mexico, while Argentina were held to a draw by Iceland only to lost their next match against Croatia.Five-time champions Brazil failed to beat Switzerland and Japan became the first Asian side to be a South American opponent at a World Cup when they registered a victory against Colombia. Football fever is highest during a World Cup but the constant twists and turns has fans glued to their television set for every minute of action.However, the change in scheduling of matches has give rise to the most difficult conundrums for the fans.2018 FIFA WORLD CUP: FULL COVERAGEThe last two matches of all groups are being played at the same time in order to ensure that the result of one match doesn’t influence the other one. That means fans are being forced to choose between games to watch.But they are not ready to give up. The ardent fans will go to any length to get their own way. And Twitter was flooded with pictures of innovative ways used by the viewers to catch both games at the same time.FIXTURES | POINTS TABLESome streamed one match on their laptop, while the other was put on the television. Those in the office used two computer systems to stream both matches at the same time.Don’t you just love #worldcup not content with 3 games a day we now get to watch 2 at same time @5liveSport #URURUS #KSAEGY #nufc Cook (@cookster1969) June 25, 2018I been flipping between both games and my son just set it up for picture in picture and I feel super old now. June 25, 2018Two games at the same time during work = No problem #bbcworldcup @BBCSport @BBCMOTD Harrison (@Luke_Harrison95) June 25, 2018Russia vs Uruguay and Saudi Arabia vs Egypt were the first matches to be broadcasted at the same time in this World Cup. While Uruguay thrashed hosts Russia 3-0 to finish at the top of Group A, Saudi Arabia registered a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Egypt.In Group B fixtures, Spain played out a 2-2 draw against and Portugal held Iran to a 1-1 draw as both European nations progressed to the knockouts.last_img read more