Group A: Egypt, Russia, Uruguay, Saudi Arabia

Discussion in 'World Cup 2018 Talk' started by say yes, May 27, 2018.


Who wins Group A?

Poll closed Jun 13, 2018.
  1. Russia

  2. Saudi Arabia

  3. Egypt

  4. Uruguay

  1. say yes

    say yes To RonaldoMadness


    • Russia 16:00 Saudi Arabia
    • Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow ITV, 5 LIVE
    • Egypt 13:00 Uruguay
    • Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg BBC TV, 5 LIVE
    • Russia 19:00 Egypt
    • Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg BBC TV, 5 LIVE
    • Uruguay 16:00 Saudi Arabia
    • Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don BBC TV, 5 LIVE
    • Saudi Arabia 15:00 Egypt
    • Volgograd Arena, Volgograd ITV, 5 LIVE
    • Uruguay 15:00 Russia
    • Samara Arena, Samara ITV, 5 LIVE

    Poll will close the day before fixtures commence so no cheating :p
  2. Notorious Big

    Notorious Big Well-Known Member

    Uruguay will smash this guys lmao
  3. Aevius

    Aevius Pro-Rambo Moderator

    Uruguay are quietly very strong this year, they'll tear this group apart. Hopefully Salah makes it so Egypt can contend somewhat.
  4. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    Egypt got very good chance to qualify to knockout stage specially if Salah makes it. I'm sure Fifa will help Russia so much to get at least to knockout stage
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  5. Brown Gooner

    Brown Gooner DoN'T ceNsOR maH FreE SpEecH

    Hopefully Salah and Elneny are available for Egypt to at least have a fighting chance against Uruguay.
  6. Nate91

    Nate91 New Member

    Russians are tragic, tragic as England and Italy 2014, if they won one game I will cut my pinky finger. But they have money, referees and they are hosts so don't be so surprised if I cut my fingers especially when Mo is out
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  7. asukru

    asukru Well-Known Member

    Hope it's Egypt and Uruguay who make it out of this group. I dislike the Russian team and don't think Saudi can make it out, however, I could see them causing some problems.
  8. ThisFather

    ThisFather Fan of Alpha Males

    Egypt needs to go full Greece and win the thing
  9. Artisan

    Artisan Well-Known Member

    Would hate to see what the Russian hooligan ultras do if they get knocked out after FIFA helped obviously put them in probably the easiest group stage.
    Last edited: May 30, 2018
  10. KingVerse

    KingVerse Active Member

    I originally had Egypt and Uruguay to qualify here but having had a second look at the fixtures, I'm not so sure anymore. First game is crucial, if Uruguay wins Egypt and Russia win their match, it could be all or nothing in the second match, which sees Russia host Egypt. A win there and Russia are through. They have the home advance and thousands of crazy Russians supporting, but Egypt have Salah. It's going to be intense. At first I thought this group was kinda boring but right now, looking into it I couldn't really tell for certain who´ll qualify and who goes home.

    (I admit I don't know that much about the Saudi team , except they're hard workers so they could upset the upset even more)
  11. Tosker

    Tosker Well-Known Member

    especially now we're about to have two Arsenl players involved
  12. Aevius

    Aevius Pro-Rambo Moderator

    Lineups are out for the worst opening game of all time:


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  13. krengon

    krengon One Arsene Wenger Trusted

    Omg less than an hour away, can’t wait.. WC is football at its best, just love it.

    Actually excited to watch Russia vs Saudi Arabia :lol: high scoring game to kick off the tournament please
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  14. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    Got feeling Saudi will give Russia tough game i know them very well and they have good team. i expecting Russia to get a win.
  15. Rex Banner

    Rex Banner Massive SAFophile Trusted

    Can’t believe I’ve been duped into watching a half hour Robbie Williams concert before kick off :lol:
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  16. Notorious Big

    Notorious Big Well-Known Member

    Russia has always been crap in football.Think that Saudi can take something today.
  17. razörist

    razörist Shanta Ronaldo

    Smolov used to date that hot Russian ambassador for the WC. She almost ruined his career.

    I'd ruin her btw.
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2018
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  18. Aevius

    Aevius Pro-Rambo Moderator

    I'm rooting for Russia, personally. Hopefully Golovin puts on a show.
  19. Aevius

    Aevius Pro-Rambo Moderator

    How so?
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  20. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    The f**k Williams is wearing ffs.
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