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FIFA World Cup 2018 Group B Teams, Matches, Predictions

Group B teams, upcoming matches and predictions of FIFA World Cup 2018 with complete detail information including points table and standing of all four teams of the group. It would be not incorrect in saying that this is the most exciting and tough group of this Football World Cup. This is because this group consists of current European Champions Portugal and one time World Champions Spain. So we could expect Cristiano Ronaldo facing his Real Madrid team-mates in the group stage. Although there is a possibility of both teams qualifying in the round of 16, but fans are eager to see Portugal vs Spain.

fifa world cup 2018 group b

FIFA World Cup 2018 Group B Teams

  1. Portugal
  2. Spain
  3. Morocco
  4. Iran

fifa world cup 2018 group b teams

Without any doubt, Group B is one of the most difficult groups of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Two great teams with so many naming players will be facing each other in this group. But as Football is an unpredictable affair, we can’t underestimate Morocco and Iran. We have seen the elimination of Spain in group stage during the last edition of FIFA World Cup. Portugal also got knocked out in group stage who later won the European Championship in France. In short, fans can expect great games between these 4 teams. All teams in this group have FIFA ranking less than 41.

Asian team Iran was knocked out in last World Cup without even a single win. They have not gone beyond the group stage in all of its World Cup appearances, but it does not mean that they cannot go further. With some new faces and boosted confidence, they are looking all set to face any side. After 20 years, Morocco has made come back in the World Cup. So there will be great fan support to Morocco and it is just what they need.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Group B Matches Schedule

Morocco and Iran will play the first match of Group B against each other on 15th June 2018 at the newly built Krestovsky Stadium. All matches of this group will be played from 15 to 25 June 2018. One of the most awaited games i.e. Portugal vs Spain will be played on the same day at the Fisht Olympic Stadium. You can download schedule of 2018 FIFA World Cup in any format. Winners of this group will face the runners-up of Group A and runners-up of this group will play against winners of Group A. Please take a look at the complete schedule of this group below.

fifa world cup 2018 group b matches

Match Date Time [GMT] Venue
Morocco vs Iran 15 June 2018 4:00 pm Krestovsky Stadium
Portugal vs Spain 15 June 2018 7:00 pm Fisht Olympic
Portugal vs Morocco 20 June 2018 1:00 pm Luzhniki Stadium
Iran vs Spain 20 June 2018 7:00 pm Kazan Arena
Iran vs Portugal 25 June 2018 7:00 pm Mordovia Arena
Spain vs Morocco 25 June 2018 7:00 pm Kaliningrad Stadium

FIFA World Cup 2018 Group B Predictions

fifa world cup 2018 group b predictions

We should not forget that these two teams were eliminated in group stage round during 2014 FIFA World Cup. Despite this, Portugal and Spain are highly favorites to qualify into the round of 16 of 2018 Football World Cup.

Our prediction: Spain to finish the group at top spot followed by Portugal at second. Iran and Morocco to finish at 3rd and 4th place respectively.

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