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World Cup 2018 FIFA World Cup-Group G Thread (Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England)

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  1. Mr_Bojangles

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    BELGIUM V PANAMA
    Monday June 19-1am @ Sochi

    TUNISIA V ENGLAND
    Monday June 19-4am @ Volgograd

    BELGIUM V TUNISIA
    Saturday June 23-10pm @ Moscow

    ENGLAND V PANAMA
    Sunday June 24-10pm @ Niznhy Novgorod

    ENGLAND V BELGIUM
    Friday June 29-12am @ Kaliningrad

    PANAMA V TUNISIA
    Friday June 29-12am @ Saransk
     

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    England will finish behind at least two of these teams.
     
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    Belgium, yes but I fail to see how even they could **** up against Tunisia and Panama.
     
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    We won’t - we’ll make it out of the group, only question is whether we top the group or not.


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    England v Belgium is definitely an interesting game.
     
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    Not this time.
     
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    Mate Tunisia are winning the WC with Captain Khazri up top.
     
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    I'm putting England on top of this group with Belgium 2nd. Don't see Panama or Tunisia progressing, it's just the order of the top 2 I think.
     
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    Will be very interested to see how Southgate approaches things. Needs to somehow get the squad playing with attacking freedom. They aren't good enough to shut sides out but they've got the firepower to do well.

    Martinez will be interesting to watch too. Very talented squad at his disposal but does he have the tactical nous to get the most out of them.

    Tunisia will try and nick a draw or 2 in the tough games and beat Panama which could be enough to get through. Panama first WC I believe? Always fun to see a new nation compete.
     
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    I don't see Panama getting a point tbh
     
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    Nuh-uh, they're going to be kept strong by the rock that is Benny! I still can't beleive he's in the Squad of 29 at the moment.

    Come on Belgium! Come on Varguireland!
     

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    Belgium will do England.
     
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    Belgium and England are supposed to win their first 2 games. Then we'll have to look at whether it'll be advantageous to finish first in the group or not. I think there's a good chance that the team that wants or needs to win that game and has to come out and play, will not win.

    I also wonder if both coaches will be happy to go full in the 3rd game, knowing there's a more important game in the 2nd round coming up.
     
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    Still baffled on how the hell Welbeck made the squad
     
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    Yeah, I'm not too enthusiastic on our other CDM/CM options. Pity we didn't bring in Shelvey instead of someone like Delph.
     
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    Henderson/Dier should be pairing up with Shelvey on the bench IMO.
     
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    Henderson/Dier is most likely the combo in the cm/cdm position.

    The one good thing the selectors made was give a spot for youth (Arnold,Rashford,Loftus-Cheek)
     
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    Belgium look the winner.
    But will they meet their talent levels?

    England surely surely make it through.

    One of those groups where England have a simpler access than other groups. Only Belgium stand in their way of topping the group.
     
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    You going to find this hard to believe, but Benny not only started for Tunisia, but he was in the number 3 shirt (they haven't decided their squad yet, and they had a range of numbers going up to 40,) and he actually looked really solid out there.

    Ricardo and Silva also started for Portugal, and Silva was just running the show in the first half.
     
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    Good to hear, I wanted to catch that game but ended up missing it. Will give me a reason to watch Portugal in the cup.

    Good to hear about Benny though, would love to see him get a crack at it.
     
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    England make it through for sure.
     
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    Be super interesting to see how Belgium goes this time.
     
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