With less than 7 days to go, here’s the community group previews and tips for World Cup 2018 fantasy football.
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Group A – Updates
FPL Updates have the first of the group previews, as they take on the most open group in the World Cup, where the host nation will be hoping for a strong start against Saudi Arabia.
Mo Salah and Luis Suarez are among the stars of this group and are ready to face each other next Friday.
World Cup Group A – Fantasy Football Potential
Looking forward to the @FIFAWorldCup? Here's the start of our group preview series:
— FPL Updates (@Fpl_Updates) June 7, 2018
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— FPL Updates (@Fpl_Updates) June 10, 2018
Group B – Pundits
Up next, I take on Group B for Fantasy Football Pundits. Portugal and Spain are set to go head to head in their opening game, followed by Morocco and Iran.
Christiano Ronaldo looks set to light up the World Cup and there’s talent galore in the Spain squad. Make sure you join the Pundits mini-league, with a big cash prize pool.
🏆 NEW WORLD CUP ARTICLE 🏆
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— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) June 9, 2018
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Group C – 247
Fantasy Football 247 provide a community guide for Group C. France’s chances are highly rated in this World Cup, with true strength and depth.
An easy opener against Australia should see France off to a strong start. Christian Eriksen will be key to Denmark’s hopes of progression.
⚽️ World Cup Group C Analysis ⚽️
— FF247 (@FantasyFooty247) June 8, 2018
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— FF247 (@FantasyFooty247) June 7, 2018
Group D – Fan Cast
Reading articles isn’t the only way to prepare for the World Cup. Check out this neat preview from Football Fan Cast, in video form, for Group D.
Messi steals all of the headlines, but Iceland and Croatia also have strong squads for your consideration.
🎥 GROUP D: 🇦🇷🇮🇸🇭🇷🇳🇬
Argentina have the best player, Iceland have the best fans, Croatia have the best midfield and Nigeria have the best kit.
Stay tuned to find out what makes Iceland the World Cup's biggest ever underdogs… pic.twitter.com/n4Lc40G1EX
— Football FanCast (@FootballFanCast) June 7, 2018
Group E – YIRMA
In a series of excellent previews, Ryan from Fantasy YIRMA takes on the Group E edition. Brazil are the tournament favourites and there’s no wonder why.
Group E is considered a competitive one; with Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia all fancying their chances of progressing.
…The #WorldCup Group E Fantasy Football Preview is now LIVE!!!
— World Cup YIRMA (@FantasyYIRMA) June 4, 2018
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— World Cup YIRMA (@FantasyYIRMA) June 7, 2018
Group F – Scout
David Munday has contributed to a comprehensive set of previews for the World Cup. Group F has defending champions Germany!
They’ll be looking to overcome Mexico, Sweden and South Korea in their route to the knockout games.
️⚽️+🅰 in defence 👀
🤔 Muller a midfielder?!
⛔ Areas to avoid
— David Munday (@DavidMunday815) June 8, 2018
— Fantasy Football Scout (@FFScout) June 7, 2018
Group G – 90MAAT
The team at 90MAAT have also produced a team by team guide. Their preview articles for Group G make interesting reading.
We will be rooting for England, who have Belgium to contend with in their final group game. The Red Devil’s are well fancied, with a host of stars.
Our penultimate team in the penultimate group is Tunisia – up against the odds to qualify from group G. Nabil Maaloul's side will face difficult games against England and Belgiu, but could they progress to the knock-out stages of 2018's World Cup?https://t.co/qFvgw1bzCf
— 90MAAT⚽ (@90MAAT_) June 8, 2018
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Group H – World Cup Tips
World Cup Fantasy Tips conclude our preview of previews, with their analysis of Group H. It includes James Rodriguez, 2014 World Cup Golden Boot winner.
Check out the predicted line ups for each of the teams involved and discover which player was explosive during qualifying.
World Cup Fantasy Football – Group H Preview [Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan]
⚽️ Qualification Campaign and Team News
⚽️ First XI?
⚽️ Fantasy Football Potential?
— World Cup Fantasy Tips (@WorldCupTips_) June 3, 2018
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— World Cup Fantasy Tips (@WorldCupTips_) June 7, 2018
Wildcard Community Content
If eight different previews of eight different groups from eight different sources isn’t enough for your World Cup planning, there’s a few additional sources which may be useful.
Marcus Christenson, from the Guardian, has a guide to every single player going to the World Cup, that’s all 736 players!
Everything you need to know – and plenty you don't – about every single player at the World Cup: The Guardian 2018 World Cup Player Guide https://t.co/xD21G7WW6X
— Marcus Christenson (@m_christenson) June 5, 2018
Fantasy Bet have a FREE fantasy World Cup magazine, which has plenty of hints and tips for you to absorb.
All of your #WorldCup Fantasy research in one place 😮
— FantasyBet (@fantasy_bet) June 6, 2018
The Always Cheating Podcast team have a look at Groups A through to D, plus your guide to all the different fantasy games available for this World Cup.
Pod #127: We're back! Josh and Brandon preview World Cup groups A through D while also recommending which fantasy games to play (and why) during the tournament. #WorldCup2018 #hailcheaters https://t.co/4lY6UdqXAN
— The Always Cheating Podcast (@hailcheaters) June 8, 2018
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