Who’s going to win the World Cup?

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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby D C on Thu May 24, 2018 12:28 pm

Germany just have everything. Experience, depth, ability, balance but how often to the favourites actually win it?

Spain don’t have much balance up front but on paper have the best back 5 and midfield. France have an excellent and deep squad but you can never trust them to not be French. Brasil look good in almost every position and seem quite balanced for once but a few of them can lose their heads and Russia might not suit them.

The fact that Argentina are 5th favourites shows you how good Messi is because that squad is absolutely awful except for the four attackers of which only 2 will start and 1 (Higuan) is the biggest choker i’ve ever witnessed in my life.

So wih all that said, still no idea.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Puff Daddy on Sun May 27, 2018 7:56 pm

simon hammer wrote:Uruguay


They have everything. An outstanding goalkeeper, a mean defence, crucial to winning it, a very competitive midfield and up front, a choice selection of goalscorers. They are ****ing difficult to play against and can be the most cynical of opponents. They are my choice too
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby only1post on Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:07 pm

Benteke I can understand for Belgium but will Germany regret not taking Sane?
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby James P on Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:30 pm

If Germany can afford to leave Sane at home I’m not sure what chance the rest of us have
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby stu1 on Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:51 pm

Germany have left Sane out of their 23 :shock:

How can that even be possible!
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby jastons on Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:53 pm

Not many are giving Brazil much of a chance so I will nominate them :scarfer:
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Odessa on Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:01 pm

Spain despite their grouping with Portugal.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Clacton-ammer on Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:55 am

stu1 wrote:Germany have left Sane out of their 23 :shock:

How can that even be possible!


I thought that, they must have a good squad to leave a player of his ability out!

So, kicking off soon, can't wait!
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby dinkster on Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:00 pm

Ze Germans and will have a sizeable bet accordingly
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Knighter10WHU on Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:20 am

I also like Uruguay as a bit of a wildcard pick. They should win their group and probably beat Portugal in the round of 16. From there who knows.

Germany or Brazil appear to be the obvious candidates.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby ageing hammer on Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:13 pm

James P wrote:If Germany can afford to leave Sane at home I’m not sure what chance the rest of us have


I read he was being a Billy big b*llocks Iron Mike style in training so they panned him.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby jastons on Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:34 pm

dinkster wrote:Ze Germans and will have a sizeable bet accordingly


They don't always do well in Russia
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby nt_hammer on Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:33 pm

Very very difficult to win back to back world cups so as good as Germany are, I can’t see them achieving that feat.

Therefore, my monies on Spain with Uraguay to do well and reach at least the semis!
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:16 pm

I'm going for Argentina too .
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Joyeux Marteau on Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:56 am

I'd like France to win but that may be natural bias!
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby DoubleDave on Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:18 pm

I stuck a tenner on Portugal at 25/1 the day before it all started.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby vietnammer on Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:34 pm

Krauts (again), despite tonight's showing by Spain and Portugal
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby bubbles1966 on Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:28 pm

The more I watch this, the more I think we have a chance.
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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby DasNutNock on Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:38 pm

bubbles1966 wrote:The more I watch this, the more I think we have a chance.


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Re: Who’s going to win the World Cup?

Postby Harry Hound on Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:52 pm

Joyeux Marteau wrote:I'd like France to win but that may be natural bias!


I want them eliminated in the group stages but that definitely is "natural bias" :)
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