(Belgium) Argentina inherited Group C along with Mexico, Poland and Saudi Arabia. “We have nothing to complain about, but there are no special reasons to be happy either,” Argentine coach Lionel Scaloni told Argentine sports channel TyC Sports on Friday after the draw.
Mexico Traditionally a complicated opponent in the World Cup, they are historically a tough opponent. Poland is a good team, with good players, well-known, at a high level, “Saudi Arabia did a great job in the qualifiers. And although they may not be the strongest in the group, they will be the hosts in the large stadium with a capacity of 80,000 seats.” Portugal signed in Group H with Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea. “There are no easy groups,” coach Fernando Santos told the Portuguese Federation website. Or difficult.” “Of these three teams from three different continents, we technically knew South Korea and Ghana less. On the other hand, we played against Uruguay in the last World Cup. We can look at the glass as half full or half empty. . Compared to the last World Cup, Uruguay were the luckiest. But if we look at the ranking, Portugal is the favourites. And then, we must not forget Ghana and South Korea, who gave a very good tour. ” (Belga)