Group A

Group A of the 2018 World Cup will be contested by Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay

Uruguay is the early favourite for this group at online bookmaker Sportsbet, just ahead of hosts Russia. Next in betting is Egypt, with the group outsider being Saudi Arabia.

2018 World Cup Group A odds

$2.00 Uruguay
$2.20 Russia
$6.50 Egypt
$36.00 Saudi Arabia

Please be aware that above prices are subject to change.

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We fancy Uruguay and Russia to go through to the next round.

2018 World Cup Group A Teams & Fixtures

russia Russia

Coach: Stanislav Cherchesov
Gun player: Aleksandr Golovin (CSKA Moscow)
Best World Cup result: 4th 1966 (Soviet Union)

saudi arabia Saudi Arabia

Coach: Niko Kovac
Gun player: Juan Antonio Pizzi
Best World Cup result: Round of 16 1994

egypt Egypt

Coach: Héctor Cúper
Star man: Mahmoud Hassan
Best World Cup result: Group Stage 1934, 1990

uruguay Uruguay

Coach: Óscar Tabárez
Gun player: Luis Suárez (Barcelona)
Best World Cup result: Winners 1930, 1950

Group A draw – 2018 World Cup

Fri Jun 15 russia Russia vs Saudi Arabia saudi arabia Luzhniki 1am Bet now
Fri Jun 15 egypt Egypt vs Uruguay uruguay Ekaterinburg 10pm Bet now
Wed Jun 20 russia Russia vs Egypt egypt St Petersburg 4am Bet now
Thu Jun 21 uruguay Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia russia Rostov-on-Don 1am Bet now
Tues Jun 26 uruguay Uruguay vs Russia russia Samara 12am Bet now
Tues Jun 26 russia Saudi Arabia vs Egypt egypt Volgograd 12am Bet now

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