Russia 2018 Fifa World Cup starts 14th June 2018. Here are the groups.
Group A contains the hosts Russia. The first match is between the two oil exporting nations Russia and Saudi Arabia. Vladamir Putin and Prince Bin Salman getting together for football and discussing the new Russia Opec deal.
The top two teams for each group progress to the knockout stages.
England play Tunisia on Monday 18th June at 19.00 hours.
All England’s matches are being aired on the BBC and ITV television stations. All matches are covered live on BBC Raio 5 and BBC Radio 5Live Sports Extra. Get on!
Spain – a team in termoil as they sacked the manager.
Germany – Germany beat Argentina in 2014 to become the current World Cup Holders
Who are the favourites?
Brazil are currently favourites to win the Russia 2018 Fifa World Cup with Germany close behind.
Brazil’s Neymar Jr is favourite to become top goal scorer.
For the pessimists (if you are English), England have 5/1 odds of leaving in the group stage, which would be a painful repeat of 2014.
Teams who’s odds may shorten during the tournament include Spain currently at 11/2, France at 13/2, and Argentina at 10/1. Watch this space. Don’t forget bets can be ‘cashed out’ early with the click of a mouse at Betfair.
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Group A contains the hosts Russia. The first match is between the tw…