Iberian cousins Spain and Portugal look set to battle for top spot in Group B at the 2018 World Cup.
The Panenka previews Group B of the Rio 2016 Men’s Soccer tournament containing the 2015 U-21 European Champions Sweden, Japan, Nigeria and Colombia. //
England take on Slovakia in St Etienne while Russia play Wales in Toulouse in Group B where there is still all to play for. Both games kick off at 3PM ET on June 20.
For the second installment of The Panenka’s dirt digging experiment on the coaches of Euro 2016, we bring you Group B which contains a former-PE teacher, someone who fell out a tree trying to rescue a cat and someone who took a 7-month ban on the chin after a touchline punch up.
Group H is perhaps the most open in the tournament. While every team will fancy their chances of progressing, Poland and Colombia are the favorites for the top two spots.
Belgium are favorites, but both they and England will have been happy with the draw.
Germany always seem to be among the World Cup favorites and 2018 is no different.
Tournament favorites Brazil lead the way after an impressive qualifying campaign, while Costa Rica, Serbia and Switzerland will be playing for second place.
Only the hardest hearts would deny Lionel Messi, the best player of his generation, World Cup glory.
France are the team to beat in Group C of the World Cup. Despite some unconvincing results in qualifying Les Bleus will be disappointed if they don’t top the group.