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World Cup Draw: Who are likely to go to the Second Round? England will Qualify for the KO Round!

With the FIFA World Cup draw done and dusted, focus now shifts to the actual games in Brazil next summer. The draw was done in the Brazilian City of Bahia. Eight groups of four were drawn pursuant to the criteria of geographical location and latest FIFA World Cup Rankings. Below are the 8 groups:

                                                                                                        To go to the KO Round
Group A:     Brazil (Hosts)                                           Brazil & Mexico 
                     Croatia
                     Mexico
                     Cameroon

Group B:     Spain                                                        Spain & Netherlands
                     Netherlands
                     Chile
                     Australia

Group C:     Colombia                                                 Colombia & CIV
                     Greece
                     Cote d'Ivoire
                     Japan

Group D:     Uruguay                                                   Italy & England 
                     Italy
                     England
                     Costa Rica

Group E:     Switzerland                                             France & Ecuador 
                     Ecuador
                     France
                     Honduras

Group F:      Argentina                                                Argentina and Iran
                     Nigeria
                     Iran
                     Bosnia & Herzegovina

Group G:     Germany                                                 Germany and Portugal
                     Ghana
                     Portugal
                     USA

Group H:    Belgium                                                    Belgium and Russia
                    Algeria
                    Russia
                    South Korea

These predictions are based on current form and FIFA rankings. I could change my opinion with time.
  

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