The Pots for the cup were already announced by Federation Internationale de Football Association prior to the start of the cup where the top 7 ranked teams in the world - Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, France(according to the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings on 16 October 2017) and the hosts Russia were given the 8 seeds for the cup draw, with the A1 position going to the Russians.
Hosts Russia will play Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the in June 14,2018.
Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, and Serbia will be in Group E.
Linoel Messi's team Argentina were placed in Group D with, Croatia, Nigeria and newcomers Iceland, who stunned in the European qualifying round.
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Group C includes France, Australia, Peru, and Denmark. Although Sweden's Ibrahimovic being replaced with its latest attacking inspiration Emil Forsberg is expected to reward the hard-working team, the remaining two - Mexico and South Korea do not seem to have the quality to challenge Germany, the defending champions.
Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, and England will compete in Group G. With Colombia, Poland, Japan and Senegal in action, the group may not be as celebrated as other groups of the tournament. Whilst it's widely expected that Joachim Low's Germany won't have too many problems winning this group, ties and against Mexico and Sweden will certainly provide a good test of just how feared the side ranked number one in the World should be.
The draw was hosted by representatives from all the 32 nations in attendance at the famous Russian venue.
A sub-plot from Group B is the appearance of Iran manager, Carlos Queiroz who boasts a managerial pedigree better than most at the tournament, Queiroz not only had two stints in charge of Portugal, but also spent time as Real Madrid manager and as Alex Ferguson's assistant at Manchester United.Читайте также: Zinke Says New Mexico Monuments Won't Shrink
All of the statuettes are connected by a path paved with neon lighting underfoot, creating the impression of a fairy-tale journey around the Host Cities of Russian Federation 2018.
Russian Federation has appeared in three World Cups - 1994, 2002, and 2014 - since the collapse of the Soviet Union, but has not advanced beyond the first round.
Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "World Cup fever is beginning to build after this afternoon's draw, and the odds are suggesting Southgate's boys have a great chance of going far".
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