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  1. 1. Will Greece make it to the Round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup?



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Greece is drawn in Group C  :gr:

Our group opponents are:

  1. Colombia
  2. Ivory Coast
  3. Japan

Our schedule is:

14/06 | 13:00 , Greece vs Colombia (Belo Horizonte, Mineirao Stadium)

19/06 | 19:00  Grece vs. Japan  (Natal, Arena das Dunas)

24/06 | 17:00  Greece vs Ivory Coast (Fortaleza, Castelao)

 

 

:gr:  Not the absolute best draw for Greece. Could have been worse. I think Greece can make it onto the Round of 16. :gr:

 

The full draw has as follows:

Group A: Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon
Group B: Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia
Group C: Colombia, Greece, Cote d'Ivoire, Japan
Group D: Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy
Group E: Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras
Group F: Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran, Nigeria
Group G: Germany, Portugal, Ghana, USA
Group H: Belgium, Algeria, Russia, Korea Republic

 

The US team (routing for 'em as I'm Greek-American) is in a very, very tough group.

 

Make your picks lads.

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Some tough choices here!

 

I am going to guess:

 

Group A: Brazil, Croatia, Cameroon, Mexico
Group B: Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia
Group C: Cote d'Ivoire, Greece, Colombia, Japan
Group D: Uruguay,  England, Italy, Costa Rica
Group E:  Ecuador, France, Switzerland, Honduras
Group F: Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nigeria, Iran
Group G: Germany, Ghana, Portugal, USA
Group H: Russia, Korea Republic, Belgium, Algeria

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Here's my picks:

  • Group A: Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon
  • Group B: Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia
  • Group C: Colombia, Greece, Cote d'Ivoire, Japan
  • Group D: Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy
  • Group E: Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras
  • Group F: Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran, Nigeria
  • Group G: Germany, Portugal, Ghana, USA
  • Group H: Belgium, Algeria, Russia, Korea Republic

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William Hill odds for the World Cup in Brazil next year:
Brazil 11/4
Argentina 9/2
Germany 11/2
Spain 6/1
Belgium 14/1
Colombia 16/1
France 20/1
Netherlands
England, Italy, Portugal, Uruguay 33/1
Chile 40/1
Ecuador, Russia,  Switzerland 66/1
Bosnia 100/1
Croatia 125/1
Ivory Coast, Japan, Mexico 150/1
Ghana, Greece, United States 200/1
Nigeria 250/1
South Korea 500/1
Cameroon, Iran 750/1
Algeria, Australia 1,000/1
Costa Rica, Honduras 2,500/1
 

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Decent draw. My picks!

 

A: Brazil, Mexico

B: Spain, Netherlands

C: Colombia, Greece

D: Uruguay, Italy

E: Switzerland, France

F: Argentina, Nigeria

G: Germany, Portugal

H: Russia, South Korea

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Greece has a chance as this is not the worst draw like the US got.

 

It's an open group, but do not underestimate Japan. They can be the big surprise in this group.

 

For the US the only bright spot (if you call it that) it's that we're playing Ghana first. Make or break grame, and a must-win for the US. Then a draw against Portugal and later a game agaisnt Germany, which I think, will have qualified already.

 

Someone should post the brackets. I haven't seen it anywhere yet. Which groups pair up? Do you guys know? I think in the past it was like A-B  and C-D, etc. And later, A-C, B-D, etc.

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