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    Go my Muslim brothers Saudi Arabia

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seven View Post
    I know, but there was such an obvious lack of skill and speed that I doubt they can overcome all that by sheer motivation. I admit to not knowing much about Russia's team, but I still expect an easy win. If that's not the case, Russia should be very worried.
    Russia never make it past the WC group stage and compared to their teams from past, this is a pretty poor one. I don't think they have much to worry about, they should thank Blatter for being in the WC.

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    Predicted XIs

    Russia: Igor Akinfeev; Mario Fernandes, Fedor Kudryashov, Sergey Ignashevich, Yuri Zhirkov; Roman Zobnin, Daler Kuzyaev, Alan Dzagoev, Aleksandr Samedov, Aleksandr Golovin; Fedor Smolov.

    Saudi Arabia: Abdullah Al-Mayouf; Usamah Husawi, Omar Hosawi, Yasser Al-Shahrani, Mohammed Al-Barik; Abdullah Otif, Salman Al-Faraj, Yahya Al-Shihri, Taisir Al-Jassim, Salem Al Dosari; Fahad Al-Molad.

    Surprised to see Smolov to lead the attack, he is def a better player than Dzyuba, of course, but is a little shorter (Artem is 2 metres tall). I thought a tall target man could be more helpful for the Russians, as the players behind the lone striker are fast, good with the ball, nice shooting, good technique, especially Dzagoev and Golovin, and Smolov is similar to those two imo, he`s a #10 and Artem is a #9.

    Still, Russia should win this, I have both Dzagoev and Golovin in my fantasy team, also most of my bets for this game involves them - both to score a goal anytime, combined and mixed with the rest of the games from round 1, Russia to score over 1,5 goals in the game, the game itself to have more than 2,5 goals and a correct score 2:1. Good luck to all of the punters and gamblers, the rest - cheers and enjoy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seven View Post
    You know, when I look at that game, there are so many reasons to dislike both teams. Footballwise, politically, even their $#@!ing climates .

    I'm going to support Russia, because (quite unbelievably) the Saudi FA hired my football coach (I play for an amateur team) as the coach of their national futsal team and completely destroyed my team in the process.

    I'm still not sure how the $#@! that happened by the way. I play on the 7th level in Belgium ffs.
    What do their climates and politics have anything to do with it ?

    If it makes you feel any better, as someone who watches and knows this Saudi team well i can tell you they will probably lose. They have some quick and skilfull players upfront in Al Mwalid, Al Shehri and Al Dawsari, but they lack consistent end product and do not defend well as a unit. I think Egypt stands a chance with Russia but not Saudi Arabia.
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    Forza many goals and cards
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    Quote Originally Posted by lgorTudor View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    What do their climates and politics have anything to do with it ?

    If it makes you feel any better, as someone who watches and knows this Saudi team well i can tell you they will probably lose. They have some quick and skilfull players upfront in Al Mwalid, Al Shehri and Al Dawsari, but they lack consistent end product and do not defend well as a unit. I think Egypt stands a chance with Russia but not Saudi Arabia.

    They don't really, but it's sort of the same reason many people support African teams. They are more likeable. Russia.. well, you just can't like Russia. And the Saudis aren't particularly likeable either.

    Weird to see this as an opening game anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    What do their climates and politics have anything to do with it ?

    If it makes you feel any better, as someone who watches and knows this Saudi team well i can tell you they will probably lose. They have some quick and skilfull players upfront in Al Mwalid, Al Shehri and Al Dawsari, but they lack consistent end product and do not defend well as a unit. I think Egypt stands a chance with Russia but not Saudi Arabia.
    as someone more or less familiar with Russian footie I'd say Saudi's have strong competition when it comes to losing. 94 - Russia didn't get out of group stage, 98 - Russia didn't get to WC, 02 - Russia didn't get out of group stage, 06 - didn't qualify for WC, 10 - didn't qualify for WC, 14 - didn't get out of group stage.

    and this is not a good Russian team compared to the past, I seriously doubt they'd qualify to the WC if they weren't the hosting nation. you'd think they should have a strong team like Poland or Ukraine, but their football is so backwards even Hiddink, Advocaat and Capello didn't manage to do anything

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    Quote Originally Posted by BayernFan View Post
    Mr. Handsome

    porky porty oink oink

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jethro View Post
    What a game this was. One of my all time favs. I even downloaded it one day and have on my old PC.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BayernFan View Post
    Mr. Handsome

    Sure, if your definition of handsome is a baboon $#@!ing a toad to conceive a Neuer.
    Treat everyone fairly, not equally!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bianconero81 View Post
    Sure, if your definition of handsome is a baboon $#@!ing a toad to conceive a Neuer.
    You guys are so easy to trigger, its crazy

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      Spoiler:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bianconero81 View Post
    Sure, if your definition of handsome is a baboon $#@!ing a toad to conceive a Neuer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lgorTudor View Post
    porky porty oink oink

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    trapp is twice as handsome

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    and twice the keeper
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    But does Trapp have these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BayernFan View Post
    But does Trapp have these?

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    tell him bro

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    Quote Originally Posted by BayernFan View Post
    But does Trapp have these?
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    You mean fat rolls? No I dont think so
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    Quote Originally Posted by lgorTudor View Post
    You mean fat rolls? No I dont think so
    Nice way to avoid questions

    I just tried to trigger you and Dai, its easy when it comes to Bayern players.

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