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Who do you predict will be the five best teams in FIFA World Cup 2018? Which team will win it all?
  • Profile picture of the author Elizabeth Wilder
    Being a german,germany will win
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    My top 5 World Cup Team Lists is
    1. Brazil
    2. Spain
    3. Germany
    4. France
    5. Argentina

    I am predicting the winner of the 2018 Fifa World Cup to be Brazil or Spain.
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    • Profile picture of the author johni105
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      brazil will win this cup
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  • Profile picture of the author toydistrict
    Supporting England.

    But realistically, Germany or Spain.

    I can't see Brazil or Argentina winning it. Though they have some excellent individuals, can't really see either team reaching the final.
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  • Profile picture of the author DavidGinchansky
    I wish good luck to all the participated countries. I am more interested in watching the match who will play outstanding this year.
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  • Profile picture of the author rfharris
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    My semifinalist teams are

    Argentina
    Brazil
    Germany
    Spain
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    • I am supporting Portugal because my favorite player is Christiano Ronaldo and this is not decided right now because it just started so it difficult to suggest who will win. there are many upsets I have seen in this world cup 2018. I have seen all the matches through FastestVPN.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Originally Posted by 100jancic View Post

      1. Who are you supporting?
      England. : ) Watched their game on Monday.

      Amazing start (could have several more goals). The middle of the game wasn't so good however their determination/persistence payed off in the end with the final goal.

      Like I have said before: If they try/play their hearts out and give it all they got ― I'll be proud.

      2. Which national team will win the title?
      We had one of the best starts. If that's anything to go by I'm kind of hopeful.
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    • Profile picture of the author yukon
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      I think the Vikings will win.

      GO TEAM!
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    • Profile picture of the author Davey Hogins
      I am rooting for Portugal as well! I am almost sure that they are going to win. Their game is on another level! Ronaldo will give his best because he has to prove himself since Real Madrid doesn't want to renew his contract. I think they will be very motivated as a team overall, so they have a great chance of winning!
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Germany is not looking that great. Russia is surprising everyone with their performance.
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by DURABLEOILCOM View Post

      Russia is surprising everyone with their performance.
      Let's wait and see how they perform against stronger opponents. They'll sail through the group stages, but on all probability will then face either Portugal or Spain.

      Let's see how they do against Uruguay first off as that will give an indication on how they'll do when they meet stronger sides.
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      • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
        Originally Posted by whateverpedia View Post

        Let's wait and see how they perform against stronger opponents. They'll sail through the group stages, but on all probability will then face either Portugal or Spain.

        Let's see how they do against Uruguay first off as that will give an indication on how they'll do when they meet stronger sides.
        And already Russia have started to crumble. Uruguay currently leading 2-0 with about 20 minutes to go.

        Another team that might have to be looked at as contenders now is England although their big test will come against Belgium. If they beat Belgium then they have to be taken seriously.
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  • Profile picture of the author Zeyankhan
    5 best Teams according to my point of view are:
    1: Argentina
    2: Spain
    3: Germany
    4: France
    5: Egypt <3
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Need to redo my:
    My top 5 World Cup Team Lists is
    1. Brazil
    2. Spain
    3. Portugal. XGermanyX
    4. France
    5. Argentina

    Portugal came to win this thing, Germany is looking horrible.
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    I would say that Miami will beat the Cubbies!


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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Go Broncos!
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Originally Posted by yukon View Post

      Go Broncos!
      Lol. OK we get it: You're not in the World Cup.
      (Hehe)
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  • Profile picture of the author Zeyankhan
    Argentina is Disqualified now. whom you will choose now
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Need to redo my:
    My top 5 World Cup Team Lists is
    1. Brazil
    2. Spain
    3. Portugal. XGermanyX
    4. France
    5. Uruguay XArgentinaX

    Argentina was a big let down seems like Messi is cursed playing for his nation's team.
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    • Profile picture of the author Zeyankhan
      Yeah he's a one man army for his nation team. He alone take his team to Victory. As u see their top priority is to defend Messi.
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  • Profile picture of the author toydistrict
    Hopefully Germany & Argentina will get knocked out in group stages.

    Rooting for England to reach at least the semi finals. Only real threats at the moment are Portugal, France and croatia.
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  • Profile picture of the author dannykunst
    Croatia will repeat success from '98 or even better.
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Nigeria and Senegal are looking like Powerhouse teams,.
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  • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
    How many more games are left ? When is the final round played >?
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  • Profile picture of the author 100jancic
    There are roughly 38 more games to be played from this moment... And the final game is scheduled for 15th of July
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  • Profile picture of the author toydistrict
    Belgium are looking solid too. They have plenty of talent at their disposal. Game on Thursday with England is going to be interesting!
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  • Profile picture of the author stephenrobes
    There are some team that win world cup 2018. As well as Brazil, Germany, Spain, Portugal.
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  • Profile picture of the author shehzadarby
    I don't know much about football teams , so where is ronaldo i guess they will win.
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Who has been eliminated out of the world cup standings so far?
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    • Profile picture of the author Davey Hogins
      Egypt, SA, Marocco, Poland, Peru, Panama, Tunicia and Costa Rica are eliminated.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      England Vs. Belgium. Personally ...

      I don't think we played all that bad ... Just let in a sloppy goal. We earned our place in the knockout stages by virtue of our other games. And it was nice to see Southgate give some other Players the chance to prove themselves while resting the other Players.
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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    C'MON AUSSIE C'MON, C'MON!!!

    AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE OI OI OI!
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by 100jancic View Post

      Was rooting for Aussies as well, but looks like Peru means business.
      Yep. Oh well, the campaign for 2022 begins tomorrow.
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  • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
    I wonder what the German word is for "schadenfreude".
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    • Profile picture of the author alistair
      Originally Posted by Frank Donovan View Post

      I wonder what the German word is for "schadenfreude".
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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    Germany at least can take some pride in knowing that they did better than both Italy and The Netherlands.
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    • I salute your hope but keep in mind that they are not the pas world cup winner but Germany was.
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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    My predictions for the winners of the round of 16:

    France
    Uruguay
    Spain
    Croatia
    Brazil
    Belgium
    Switzerland
    England
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  • Profile picture of the author toydistrict
    Was satisfying to see the Germans get dumped out. England have a high chance to reach the semi finals! Could this finally be our year?
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Teams Qualified in the Top-16

    Uruguay
    Russia
    Spain
    Portugal
    France
    Denmark
    Mexico
    Sweden
    Croatia
    Argentina
    England
    Belgium
    Brazil
    Switzerland
    Japan
    Columbia

    Teams knocked out of the World Cup

    Saudi Arabia
    Egypt
    Iran
    Morocco
    Peru
    Australia
    Nigeria
    Iceland
    Costa Rica
    South Korea
    Germany
    Tunisia
    Panama
    Serbia
    Poland
    Senegal

    What are your predictions for Argentina VS France and Portugal VS Uruguay?
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by DURABLEOILCOM View Post

      What are your predictions for Argentina VS France and Portugal VS Uruguay?
      See post #46.

      So far I got France right and Uruguay are currently in the lead over Portugal.
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  • Profile picture of the author toydistrict
    Kane for the Golden boot. Can do what Rooney could never on the international stage.

    I reckon Uruguay have the best central defender pairing in the tournament, with Spain second.

    This world cups wide open.
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  • Profile picture of the author sarahboyer
    Brazil, Spain, Uruguay, France can favorite to win the 2018 FIFA world cup.
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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    Spain in pain have to get on the plane.
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  • Belgium to win
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    • Profile picture of the author toydistrict
      Originally Posted by o0oLotusFlowero0o View Post

      Belgium to win
      They are currently 2 nil down to Japan!
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      • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
        Originally Posted by toydistrict View Post

        They are currently 2 nil down to Japan!
        To which they replied with 3 goals of their own.

        Belgium win.
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  • Profile picture of the author 100jancic
    Big respect for the Japan national team... They were the biggest surprise to me on this tournament both the on field and off the field...

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/world-cup-2...nk-you-russia/
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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    England made history by winning a penalty shoot out to complete the final 8. What's left is:

    Uruguay v France
    Brazil v Belgium
    Sweden v England
    Russia v Croatia.

    (My tips in blue)
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Amazing win (and record) for England. : ) I honestly think we have what it takes to beat Sweden. (And maybe beyond.)
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  • Profile picture of the author alistair
    It was a brilliant result yeah but nothing we've done so far gives me much confidence in beating Sweden. I think we were very average overall. All we done so far basically is score from set plays against weak opponents. I think we've scored 3 goals in 4 games that were in open play and one of those was a fluke. I really don't see much difference to how we were playing in Euro 2016, trying to pass the ball around but nobody creating real chances and no ability to finish the other team off.

    Watching it last night I just thought same old story, get in front but can't finish them off then end up losing a goal. I'm not surprised we didn't go out on penalties because at least they've been practising them for once but it shouldn't have got to that in the first place. I hate it because every time we play in tournaments it's tense and frustrating. Just want to see some decent football which means opening teams up and scoring goals. The last time we played any decent football for more than one game against decent opponents was Euro 96 ffs.

    Even so I'd absolutely love to see us beat Sweden but it's 50/50. Just hoping it's one of those games where everything just clicks.
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  • From the way it has been going so far, I feel that this FIFA World Cup will bring in more surprises. Brazil will favor their chances provided they win the match against Belgium, which will not be easy for them. On the other hand, Uruguay, France and England all have showed excellent temperament. If I have to guess then, Belgium will be the Cup winners.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Prediction time: 2 - 1 to England. Let's do it.
      : )
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      • What do you think about France vs Belgium...I think it will go on to the penalties...What say?
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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    Uruguay - gone!
    Brazil - gone!

    It's an all European event from now on.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      England did it: Earned our place in the semi-finals and well deserved IMO.

      Fantastic first goal ... I'd love us to meet the Home Nation (Russia) in the next game. Like I said before, all we have to do is win another 2 games, and we will be World Champions.
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      • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
        Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

        Like I said before, all we have to do is win another 2 games, and we will be World Champions.
        You make it sound like the easiest thing in the world. Croatia, and then either Belgium of France will have a lot to say in that.

        Win or lose though, England have exceeded expectations and can be proud of themselves.

        What was interesting about the Sweden match was the near complete lack of input by Harry Kane. That's a good thing for England though, not being reliant on just one player.
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        • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
          Originally Posted by whateverpedia View Post

          What was interesting about the Sweden match was the near complete lack of input by Harry Kane. That's a good thing for England though, not being reliant on just one player.
          Lack of obvious input, perhaps. But he kept the Swedes occupied, allowing the "other" Harry the freedom to get on the end of crosses, and Sterling the space to fluff those chances.

          We're in the semis, and I still don't think we've played that well. Other results have definitely gone for us.
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          • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
            Originally Posted by Frank Donovan View Post

            We're in the semis, and I still don't think we've played that well. Other results have definitely gone for us.
            We're?
            We've?
            Us?

            Another interesting thing has been the total lack of input by Frank Donovan. Sorry, meant the total lack of any obvious input by Frank Donovan.
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          Originally Posted by whateverpedia View Post

          You make it sound like the easiest thing in the world. Croatia, and then either Belgium of France will have a lot to say in that.
          Sure. They won't be easy games however I definitely think we can do it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shubho C
    Looking at the current play of the teams, I think it's going to be a France vs England final..

    I like Griezman, that's why supporting France. Mbape also playing excellent in this series!
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    I have a feeling France is going to win it big time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Annie Smith
    Champions will be Croatia or France. Both teams are great!
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  • Profile picture of the author alistair
    England were more pleasing to watch against Sweden than any of our other games so far. Not sure if that was because we're playing better or Sweden were just poor. I think Croatia will be easier to win against than Sweden personally but not making any predictions.

    France and Belgium, really looking forward to that one. I think Belgium will win that myself but depends on whether France turn up or not how close it will be. Not too bothered who wins. Would like to see ET and penalties.
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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    I think Belgium have more determination and incentive than France. Whether that's enough for a win, I guess we'll see.

    Watching Croatia beat Russia the other night (or early morning my time), they looked like the walking wounded after the game. Match fitness will play a part in their success or defeat.

    My prediction:

    Belgium to beat France
    England to beat Croatia

    France beat Croatia for 3rd place
    Belgium beat England in the final.

    All games will be close though and it wouldn't surprise me if all 4 games get decided on penalties.
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    The French defense looks strong, who are you guys predicting as the winner for tomorrow England or Croatia? I am leaning more to Croatia because of the amount of high caliber professional players they have.
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  • Croatia was awesome in the match. Man we are in for some good football in the final...Seems as though France will grab its second one.
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  • Profile picture of the author alistair
    I don't think Croatia were that good, more that England haven't got the quality to put teams to bed unfortunately. I don't think France will have that problem but good luck to Croatia, would be good to see them win.
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    All predictions has gone.
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    yes Germany is not looking that great.
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by nabeelzahid View Post

      yes Germany is not looking that great.
      Ya think?..............
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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    Despite my predictions (see above) for the semis, I would've liked to have seen a Belgium v Croatia final. Neither side has been in a final let alone won it, so it would've been good for FIFA as a body and for the sport itself.

    Not making any predictions for the last 2 games.
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    England got manhandled by Belgium. I was really surprised they made it so far I believe they had a weak bracket. My prediction is France will pull the win vs Croatia. Going to be an amazing game either way.
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    Who has been eliminated out of the world cup so far?
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by Jessicad0505 View Post

      Who has been eliminated out of the world cup so far?
      Every team except France.
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