Another intense matchday is on the cards as the FIFA World Cup in Qatar has now entered its business end. While some teams have already crashed out of the mega event, some are still fighting for the last few spots left in the next round. The day will begin with France taking on Tunisia and Australia locking horns with Denmark in the first couple of fixtures. And the day will end with two more high-octane clashes between Poland and Argentina, and Saudi Arabia and Mexico.
Tunisia vs France
This is going to be pretty much of a dead rubber as Tunisia are already out of contention to secure a round of 16 berth. France have also secured their berth in the next round already and hence, they could be seen resting a number of key players in this contest. But they still have enough strength on their bench to take down a side like Tunisia. Les Bleus can be backed to win this match 2-0.
Australia vs Denmark
Now this is going to be an interesting match. Australia are sitting in second place in Group D with three points while Denmark are placed third with a solitary point to their name. The Socceroos are currently ahead on Goal difference too, which means Denmark not only have to beat them but the margin also needs to be enough so that they can qualify for the round of 16. And they have the necessary quality in their team to achieve that. We back Denmark to win this contest by a 3-1 scoreline here.
Poland vs Argentina
This is going to be another important match. Poland are sitting at the top of Group C now with four points to their name, whereas Argentina are sitting in second place with three points. Saudi Arabia also have three points but are behind Argentina on goal difference. Both Argentina and Poland can’t afford to lose this match as a win for Saudi Arabia against Mexico will propel them ahead of the losing team, clearing their path to the round of 16. So the stakes are pretty high for both teams in this match. But Argentina can be expected to win here owing to their superior attacking quality. They should win 2-1.
Saudi Arabia vs Mexico
Saudi Arabia will be fancying their chances of winning this match to secure a round of 16 berth, whereas Mexico are pretty much out of contention as only a big win can help them qualify, that too if other results go their way. The Asian team has delivered a spirited performance in the last two matches. They won their opening encounter against Argentina and will be looking to repeat that feat again to make their way to the next round. We back them to win this match 2-1.