Socceroos 2018 World Cup Qualification Thread

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  1. Mogsheen Jadwat

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    Can't get Iran apparently, so substitute them with Tunisia.
     
  2. Eelementary

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    Lol - as if this pop gun attack gets a goal past Sweden!

    I'm kinda kidding.

    I'm stoked we made it to the Finals, but we seriously are in need of some striking power up front.
     
  3. Mr Angry

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    So I read the qualifiers are finished, 32 teams are through, when is the pool draw?
     
  4. Smack

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    December 1st 3pm
     
  5. Mr Angry

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    Have no idea who would take over, but some fresh thinking might be a good thing.
     
  6. Jimbo

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    Wonder what Guus is up to these days...
     
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    Guus was the best but he also had some decent cattle to work with
     
  8. Mr Angry

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    So we still going?
     
  9. isaiah

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    Hoping we get a weaker second and third team in our group than last cup
     
  10. isaiah

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    We could beat Uruguay with our history getting in their heads. Don't want Sweden, any other pot 3 is winnable
     
  11. hellteam

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    Just want to play some new teams. No Germany Spain please.

    Would love to play England
     
  12. Mong

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    This ^^
     
  13. Smack

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    draw is at 2am lads
     
  14. myrrh ken

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    France
    Australia
    Peru
    Denmark

    Not bad. We have to be good enough to get a result against the danes.

    Peru we should beat. France is a probable loss.

    Whatever fifa did to rejig the selection process definitely worked. Groups are pretty even. Group A is pretty weak.
     
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  15. Suitman

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    Yeh.
    Draw has been pretty gentle to us. Well, not really, but it could have been a lot worse.
    BTW, where's Tonga to give this world cup a lift and pull the crowds in???? Oh wait......

    Group A: Russia, Saudi, Egypt, Uruguay
    Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran
    Group C: France, Australia, Peru, Denmark
    Group D: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria
    Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia
    Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea
    Group G: Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England
    Group H: Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan
     
  16. myrrh ken

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    Englad get another saloon ride into the 16. Whens the last time they had a tough group?
     
  17. myrrh ken

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    The only thing is i wouldnt want to underestimate the danes. They smashed ireland 5 - 1 last game.
     
  18. Suitman

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    I wouldn't underestimate any of the three, but they might underestimate us, which is my hope.
     
  19. Smack

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    Well f**k, could have been better or worse.

    Forget about France.

    Denmark will be tough, Eriksen will be the danger-man. I think their defence is their weak link, even though the conceded the least in groups, they didn't exactly play against attacking powerhouses.. We could possibly get something from this match if we get our attack right.

    Peru won't be a push over either, but realistically our best shot at 3 points. An aging Farfán is their danger-man but they haven't been here in a while so they will be hungry and looking at us like food.
     
  20. Smack

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    England are chokers and probably won't get out of groups. Remember when they had Slovenia, USA and Algeria? lol
     

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