◼️ ‘La Furia’ is the best placed to win the Russia 2018 World Cup, ahead of Brazil and France.
Spain, World Champion in 2010, is the best placed to win the Russia 2018 World Cup, ahead of Brazil and France, according to a study by the CIES football observatory, published on Monday.
Germany, current Champion, is fourth, followed by England, Belgium and Argentina. Portugal, current European Champion is ninth, ahead of Switzerland.
Organizing country, Russia only appears in position 14 to win the Final on July 15 in Moscow, behind Uruguay and ahead of Poland.
To establish its classification, the International Center for the Study of Sport (CIES), a foundation based in Neuchatel (Switzerland), has used a “power” index.
This index combines the average percentage of championship matches played since July 1, 2017 by the 23 most used players by each Selection during the qualifying campaign with the average sport level of the clubs that employ them.