FIFA Ranking: 4
Player to watch: Cristiano Ronaldo
Tournament Preview: After winning Euro 2016, teams are going to be out to dethrone them. After 2014’s early exit out of the World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo will be sure not to let that happen again.
Score Predictions: 1 – 1 Draw vs Spain / 3 – 0 Win vs Morocco / 1 – 1 Draw vs Iran
FIFA Ranking: 8
Player to watch: David de Gea
Tournament Preview: Spains goalkeeper, defense and midfield could all put up good arguments to be best in the world. However, there are worries about who is going to put goals in, especially as they head towards the later rounds.
Score Predictions: 1 – 1 Draw vs Portugal / 2 – 0 Win vs Morocco / 3 – 1 Win vs Iran
FIFA Ranking: 42
Player to watch: Mehdi Benatia
Tournament Preview: Morocco did a fantastic job a qualifying for the World Cup, but they definitely got unlucky being placed with Portugal and Spain. It will take a miracle for them to advance.
Score Predictions: 0 – 3 Loss vs Portugal / 0 – 2 Loss vs Spain / 1 – 3 Loss vs Iran
FIFA Ranking: 36
Player to watch: Sardar Azmoun
Tournament Preview: The Iranians do not have a bad team. They went through World Cup qualifying without losing a single match. However like Morocco, they just got unlucky being placed with Portugal and Spain.
Score Predictions: 1 – 1 Draw vs Portugal / 1 – 3 Loss vs Spain / 3 – 1 Win vs Morocco
Final Standing Prediction
Spain (7 pts)
Portugal (5 pts)
Iran (4 pts)
Morocco (0 pts)