FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 GROUP ANALYSIS- GROUP C
Group C of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 will feature 3 well built competitors along with Australia. France, the No.6 team will be the Group favorites along with No. 11 Peru and No.12 Denmark. Australian team are making their 4th successive World Cup entry. Although they had some struggles in the qualifiers, Aussie's managed to place in the World Cup contenders. France had an excellent pre- tournament sessions. Peru and Denmark will have tough battle for the 2nd position in the group.
The group favorites, France are aiming for a excellent run in the 2018 World Cup. They are coming with a bunch of young and energetic players. The team looks one of the most auspicious performers of the year. They gained much more confidence by thrashing the defending Champions twice this year. Their winning secret was amazing defense and counter attacks. But their weakness relies in missing opportunities and need to be adjusted if they want the 2nd success in the World Cups. France will be hoping for resurgence from the failure in big stages. Euro 2016 and 2014 World Cup losses will surely be a nightmare for the team. But with Real Madrid center back, Raphael Varane will be the key player for the team. Paul Pogba Antoine Griezmann will back up him well. Coach Didier Deschamps will be a warehouse of experience for France.
With some struggles in the qualifying rounds, Australia finally managed to count for Russia. But qualifying from the group stage will be a tough task for the team. As 3 dominates in the group, the yellow squad has to make some abrupt performances. Continuous change in the coaching part will be a worry for the team. Ange Postecoglou's quiting before the Russian appearance caused much more complications in their line up. Bert Van Marwiik is appointed as the new coach for the team. Tim Cahill and Mile Jedinak performances will be crucial. If the 39 rank team surpassed the group stage, it will be a huge achievement.
Paolo Guerrero's return to the World Cup team after the doping ban has been a huge relaxation for the Peruvian side. The 34 year captain was the key performer in the qualifying stages. After a tough competition for the South America's fifth spot in the World Cup with Paraguay, Chile and Ecuador, Peru was given with the token with the aid of their 7 conceded goals. Coach Ricardo Gareca had crucial role in altering Peru side. The 59 year old Argentinean after the appointment as Peru coach has made noticeable changes for the side. They are playing their 5th World cup after their 1982 appearance. Having placed in the sturdy group, Peru has to do their best to succeed the group stage.
The No.12 team, Denmark team is considered as one of the tough competitors from Europe. Unable to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, Denmark are playing their first prime tournament after the 2012 European Championships appearance. Having unbeaten in the 11 qualifying matches Denmark can succeed the group level, if they displayed their best. Christian Eriksen will be the crucial player for the side. Eriksen is playing his 2nd World Cup after his debut in 2010 edition. He had crucial role in gifting the the 4-0 win against Poland and 5-1 win against Ireland. Coach Age Hareide will be another strength for the team.
Group Favorites : France is expected to succeed as a Group Champions. Peru and Denmark will have tough bout for the next round. But Peru have a slight advantage with their all round line up.