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The guide to FIFA 2018 World Cup draw

02 Dec 2017 | By Rodney Dsouza
FIFA World Cup draw 2018

After a glossy ceremony in Kremlin Russia, the draws for the 21st FIFA World Cup are out.

The mega sporting fiesta will kick off on the 14th of June with hosts Russia taking on Saudi Arabia in the curtain raiser.

The final will take place on 15th July in Moscow at the Luzhniki Stadium.

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In context: FIFA World Cup draw 2018

02 Dec 2017The guide to FIFA 2018 World Cup draw

The drawThe groups for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay

Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran

Group C: France, Australia, Peru, Denmark

Group D: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria

Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia

Group F: Germany, Sweden, Mexico, South Korea

Group G: Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England

Group H: Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan

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Which is the 'Group of Death' in World Cup 2018?

Tough roadWhich is the 'Group of Death' in World Cup 2018?

In football, every tournament, unfortunately, has this group where several powerhouses of the sport will compete for two qualifications spots, the 'group of death'.

This time, somehow, none of the groups seems extremely difficult for footballing nations.

There are several groups with two excellent sides in them, hence on paper they should at least qualify for the knockout stages

Top dogWho are the favourites?

After their humiliation in the last world cup at home, Brazil have recovered well and have been impressive hence drawing the tag favourites. Group E, in which the Selecao have been placed, also seems to be in their favour.

Reigning world champions Germany are also among the favourites, while France and Belgium are also among the front runners to win the title in Russia.