Spain – Russia World Cup Picks 1/07

Spain – Russia World Cup Picks

The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow will tremble on Saturday, as the upcoming match is the first knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup. This game opposes Russia to Spain, the host country facing one of the most great football nations. Millions of football fans around the world are going to be spoiled by watching this confrontation between these two teams, poles apart from each other. Indeed, the Sbornaya, has no title to his palmares. In a World Cup, she could not do better than a semi-final, it was in 1966. And, for years, she has great difficulty in winning games and therefore adopt a certain regularity that could make she’s a great team. However, in this international competition version 2018, she managed to win by winning twice, against Saudi Arabia 5-0 and against Egypt 3-1, which allowed him to qualify for the next round. But, against Spain, the Russian selection will have a hard time defending itself. La Roja, a World Cup and two European championships won over the last ten years aims to go as far as possible, see once again win this gold plated trophy gold, high of 35 centimeters, at weight of 6.175 kilograms. Especially since this selection, recently brought by Fernando Hierro, has all the assets offensive (Costa, Isco, Iniesta …) and defensive (Ramos, Pique, De Gea, …) necessary to win. So the logical victory of Spain?

Spain has never lost against Russia in all competitions.

The Sbornaya lost their leading position in group A by bowing against Uruguay 3 goals to 0. Back to earth?

While the Roja, she won the first place in Group B following his draw against Morocco 2-2.

The host country has conceded 4 goals in its last 2 games. A feverish defense?

Spain’s Diego Costa scored 3 goals in the group matches. An exceptional scorer on which Fernando Hierro can count for the future.

Prediction Spain – Russia

Spain – Russia is the first shock of the round of 16, the match that starts the knockout phases. No more mistakes are allowed at this stage of the competition, it is clearly left or double. In this confrontation, the Russian players should try everything for the whole, and try to knock down one of the favorites of this World Cup. But the Spanish formation, with exceptional potential thanks to talented players, intends to overcome this part logically but especially firmly. So we put on a victory of Spain.

Prediction Today: Spain wins
Odds: 7.00

Prediction of the Day: Under 1.5 goals in the match
Odds: 2.50

Prediction Today: Half-time, Spain wins
Odds: 3.75

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