World Cup 2018: Summary of Round of 16 Predictions

Well played Sweden! The Swiss think they were the better team, pfft.

Favorite game, Belgium – Japan.

Chaos game, Colombia – England.

It’s time to give all the divers retroactive penalties.

Let’s summarize while we are waiting for quarter finals to start.

7 points

25 predicted goals

5 correct outcomes

1 correct result

 

4 points

21 predicted goals

4 correct outcomes

0 correct results

 

6 points

16 predicted goals

4 correct outcomes

1 correct result

 

In the last 8 matches, 24 goals has been scored in ordinary time and 19 additional goals from penalty shoot-out.

Next up quarter finals:

Congratulations!

World Cup 2018: Predicting Day 19

Amazing game Belgium against Japan. This is football. What Neymar Jr. and Suarez are doing is something else, something that does not belong to the pitch.

2 – 1

2 – 1

 1 – 0

 2 – 2

 1 – 2

 0 – 1

World Cup 2018: Predicting Day 18

Wow! Extra time, penalties.. spain is gone, denmark is gone.

Now I am broke because Russia did not win in full time. Just kidding 🙂

Tomorrow’s games. 1 – 1, first team that scores will lose in penalty kicks.

2 – 0

3 – 0

 3 – 1

 3 – 0

 4 – 0

 2 – 0

World Cup 2018: Predicting Day 16

Round of 16’s first two matches.

Predicted results for 90 minutes full time. Bold number indicates team that wins in overtime/pentalty.

2 – 1

1 – 0

 1 – 0

Guest predictor

1 – 2

 1 – 1

 2 – 2

 1 – 2

Guest predictor

0 – 2

World Cup 2018: Summary of Group Stage Predictions

It is time to summarize the predictions.

Every correct outcome gives 1 point and every correct result gives additional 2 points. That is the only way to score.

36 points

139 goals in the predictions

28 correct outcomes

4 correct results

 

35 points

168 goals in the predictions

23 correct outcomes

6 correct results

 

32 points

157 goals in the predictions

26 correct outcomes

3 correct results

 

The total amount of goals in the first 48 matches is 122.

Coming up: Round of 16.

France Argentina
Uruguay Portugal
Spain Russia
Croatia Denmark
Brazil Mexico
Belgium Japan
Sweden Switzerland
Colombia England

World Cup 2018: Predicting Day 15

Fun fact. In 2006 Italy won the world cup and in 2010 Italy did not advance from group stage. In 2010 Spain won the world cup and in 2014 Spain did not advance from group stage. In 2014 Germany won the world cup and now in 2018 they did not advance from the group stage.

Congratulations to Sweden, Mexico, Brazil, and Switzerland. We are finished with group E and F, moving on to the last group, G and H.

2 – 1

 2 – 2

 1 – 3

 1 – 2

 0 – 1

 1 – 2

 1 – 2

 1 – 4

 2 – 2

 1 – 1

 1 – 2

 2 – 1

World Cup 2018: Predicting Day 14

Congratulations to France, Denmark, Croatia, and Argentina. We are finished with group C and D, moving on to group E and F.

Germany has to win against South Korea in order to advance. South Korea has nothing to lose, play for ranking or just play for fun.

0 – 3

 1 – 3

 1 – 4

Mexico has to go for draw at least. Sweden must win. Very interesting game. And of course match of the day because we have all kind of audience.

 1 – 2

 1 – 1

 3 – 1

 1 – 2

 1 – 4

 2 – 4

 2 – 0

 1 – 1

 2 – 1

World Cup 2018: Predicting Day 13

Group A and B finished. Moving on to Group C and D.

Australia have to win and hope for France to win against Denmark AND have better goal difference than Denmark.

1 – 0

 0 – 2

 0 – 1

France has already secured advancement. Denmark has to play for at least a draw.

 1 – 1

 0 – 2

 1 – 2

Only hope for Iceland is to beat Croatia and hope that Argentina does not get more in points in goal difference. Iceland, it’s not or never.

 0 – 1

 2 – 2

 1 – 0

Same goes for Messi’s Argentina. Anything but a win is a bye bye.

 1 – 2

 1 – 4

 0 – 4

World Cup 2018: Predicting Day 12

Hurricane!

It’s time to predict match day 3. First out group A and B.

0 – 3

 2 – 3

 1 – 2

 2 – 0

 2 – 2

 1 – 2

 4 – 1

 3 – 1

 2 – 0

 0 – 2

 0 – 2

 2 – 5