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Post #1
Friday December 1, 2017 9:22pm

Joined Jan 2013
Total Posts: 1,768
Just for fun/torture, I looked at the FIFA rankings and replaced us in the tournament instead of Panama. According to my calculations this would have been our group:

Belgium
England
USA
Morocco

We would have replaced Tunisia as that ball in pot 3 and Morocco would have dropped one spot in pot 4.

***Disclaimer***This, of course, is operating purely on the assumption that the draw is not fixed by FIFA.

navi8132
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Post #2
Friday December 1, 2017 9:28pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 3,122
So Russia just got the easiest (or at least 2nd easiest) group because of luck? I'd say 80% probability it's fixed.

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Post #3
Friday December 1, 2017 9:38pm

Joined Mar 2014
Total Posts: 565
Yeah it was fixed not a single group of death. That is shown by no Holland, Chile, Italy, and US.


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