◼️ A part of the table heading to the final has Uruguay, Argentina, France, and Brazil, while Spain and England appear on the other side.
The 2018 World Cup in Russia lost Germany in the group stage so the World Cup will not repeat the winner of the last edition. However, in the second round, there are six nations with the experience of having been world champion: Argentina, France, Uruguay, Brazil, Spain, and England.
On Saturday 30 will open the round of playoffs in a duel between consecrated: Argentina, winner at home in 1978 and then in Mexico 1986, will face France, champion also at home in 1998. The breakthrough could be measured against Uruguay, the first to win the title in 1930 and the Maracanazo of 1950, which will have its confrontation with Portugal.
On the same side of the draw, in a hypothetical semi-final, Brazil appears, the most successful in the history of the World Cups: Sweden 1958, Chile 1962, Mexico 1970, United States 1994 and Korea-Japan 2002. In search of their 6th championship, the Verdeamarelha must overcome Mexico in the next round.
Meanwhile, on the other road towards the final of July 15 is Spain, consecrated in South Africa 2010, in his duel against the local team, Russia. In that way another clash could appear before a champion: England, owner of his World Cup in 1966, will clash in the next round with Colombia.