“I will never root for Mexico”
World Cup 2018
Recaps, previews and updates from the 2018 World Cup in Russia
Belgium and England are probably good at soccer, but they’ll have to earn their wins against Tunisia and survive CONCACAF’s Panama to get into the knockout stages.
Germany are the defending champs and are seemingly a lock for the knockout rounds. But who will survive between Mexico, Korea and Sweden to join them there?
With the US absent from the tournament, there are many options for throwing our support behind another nation’s team
Brazil are favorites not just for the group, but for the whole tournament. Costa Rica were the big surprise in 2014 but Serbia and Switzerland both capable squads.
Does "D" stand for Death? Argentina are the favorites to go through, but after that anything is possible between Croatia, Iceland, and Nigeria.
France could be good for the next decade but Denmark and Peru boast solid squads and Australia fights to the end every match. Can someone steal the group away from Les Bleus?
Portugal and Spain are the heavy favorites, but can they breakdown a couple of solid defenses in Morocco and Iran to secure spots in the knockout stages?
The first group of the World Cup kicks off Thursday - can Russia carry home field advantage into the knockout stages or will Egypt and Uruguay rise to the top of Group A?