Ray McLachlan | Tue 12/06/2018 - 06:19 EDT

World Cup Squads Guide: Full Fixtures, Odds, Predictions

World Cup Squads Guide: Full Fixtures, Odds, Predictions
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is now just days away and all 32 teams have locked in their final 23-man squads. Below we list all 736 players that will be participating in the tournament, the most notable absentees as well as the outright odds, match schedule and our fearless prediction for every nation.

Russia – Group A

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Igor Akinfeev (CSKA Moscow)
  • Vladimir Gabulov (Brugge)
  • Andrey Lunev (Zenit St Petersburg)

Defenders:

  • Vladimir Granat (Rubin Kazan)
  • Fyodor Kudryashov (Rubin Kazan)
  • Ilya Kutepov (Spartak Moscow)
  • Andrey Semyonov (Akhmat Grozny)
  • Igor Smolnikov (Zenit St Petersburg)
  • Mario Fernandes (CSKA Moscow)
  • Sergei Ignashevich (CSKA Moscow)

Midfielders:

  • Yury Gazinsky (Krasnodar)
  • Alan Dzagoev (CSKA Moscow)
  • Alexander Golovin (CSKA Moscow)
  • Alexander Erokhin (Zenit St Petersburg)
  • Yury Zhirkov (Zenit St Petersburg)
  • Daler Kuzyaev (Zenit St Petersburg)
  • Roman Zobnin (Spartak Moscow)
  • Alexander Samedov (Spartak Moscow)
  • Anton Miranchuk (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  • Denis Cheryshev (Villarreal)

Forwards:

  • Artem Dzyuba (Arsenal Tula)
  • Alexei Miranchuk (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  • Fyodor Smolov (Krasnodar)

Notable Absentees:

  • Ruslan Kambolov (Rubin Kazan)
  • Roman Neustaedter (Fenerbahce)
  • Konstantin Rausch (Dinamo Moscow) 

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 14 vs Saudi Arabia (11am ET)
  • June 19 vs Egypt (2pm ET)
  • June 25 vs Uruguay (10am ET) 

Odds To Win The Tournament: +4100

Predicted Rank: 19th


Saudi Arabia – Group A

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Yasser al-Mosaileem (Al-Ahli)
  • Abdullah al-Mayouf (Al-Hilal)
  • Mohammed al-Owais (Al-Ahli)

Defenders:

  • Mansour al-Harbi (Al-Ahli)
  • Yasser al-Shahrani (Al-Hilal)
  • Osama Hawsawi (Al-Hilal)
  • Omar Hawsawi (Al-Nassr)
  • Motaz Hawsawi (Al-Ahli)
  • Ali al-Bulayhi (Al-Hilal)
  • Mohammed al-Burayk (Al-Hilal)

Midfielders:

  • Abdulla Otayf (Al-Hilal)
  • Salman al-Faraj (Al-Hilal)
  • Mohammed Kanno (Al-Hilal)
  • Abdullah al-Khaibari (Al-Shabab)
  • Hussein al-Moqahwi (Al-Ahli)
  • Abdulmalik al-Khaibari (Al-Hilal)
  • Hattan Bahebri (Al-Shabab)
  • Salem al-Dawsari (Al-Hilal)
  • Taisir al-Jassim (Al-Ahli)
  • Yahya al-Shehri (Al-Nassr)
  • Fahad al-Muwallad (Al-Ittihad)

Forwards:

  • Mohannad Assiri (Al-Ahli)
  • Mohammed al-Sahlawi (Al-Nassr)

Notable Absentees:

  • Nawaf Al-Abed (Al-Hilal)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 14 vs Russia (11am ET)
  • June 20 vs Uruguay (11am ET)
  • June 25 vs Egypt (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +90800

Predicted Rank: 30th


Egypt – Group A

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly)
  • Essam El Hadary (Al Taawoun)
  • Mohamed El Shennawy (Al Ahly)

Defenders:

  • Mohamed Abdel-Shafi (Al Fateh)
  • Ayman Ashraf (Al Ahly)
  • Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa)
  • Ahmed Fathi (Al Ahly)
  • Omar Gaber (Los Angeles FC)
  • Ali Gabr (Zamalek)
  • Mahmoud Hamdy (Zamalek)
  • Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich Albion)
  • Saad Samir (Al Ahly)

Midfielders:

  • Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal)
  • Abdallah El Said (Al Ahly Jeddah)
  • Tarek Hamed (Zamalek)
  • Mahmoud Kahraba (Al Ittihad Jeddah)
  • Sam Morsy (Wigan Athletic)
  • Shikabala (Al Raed)
  • Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City)
  • Mahmoud Hassan (Kasimpasa)
  • Amr Warda (Atromitos)

Forwards:

  • Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly)
  • Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

Notable Absentees:

  • Ahmed Mahgoub Kouka (SC Braga)
  • Hussein Al Shahat (Al Ain) 

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 15 vs Uruguay (8am ET)
  • June 19 vs Russia (2pm ET)
  • June 25 vs Saudi Arabia (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +16800

Predicted Rank: 12th


Uruguay – Group A

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray)
  • Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama)
  • Martin Campana (Independiente) 

Defenders:

  • Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid)
  • Sebastian Coates (Sporting Lisbon)
  • Jose Maria Gimenez (Atletico Madrid)
  • Maximiliano Pereira (FC Porto)
  • Gaston Silva (Independiente)
  • Martin Caceres (Lazio)
  • Guillermo Varela (Penarol) 

Midfielders:

  • Nahitan Nandez (Boca Juniors)
  • Lucas Torreira (Sampdoria)
  • Matias Vecino (Inter Milan)
  • Federico Valverde (Real Madrid)
  • Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus)
  • Carlos Sanchez (Monterrey)
  • Giorgian De Arrascaeta (Cruzeiro)
  • Diego Laxalt (Genoa)
  • Cristian Rodriguez (Penarol)
  • Jonathan Urretaviscaya (Monterrey)
  • Nicolas Lodeiro (Seattle Sounders)
  • Gaston Ramirez (Sampdoria) 

Forwards:

  • Cristhian Stuani (Girona)
  • Maximiliano Gomez (Celta Vigo)
  • Edinson Cavani (PSG), Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 

Notable Absentees:

  • Gaston Ramirez (Southampton)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 15 vs Egypt (8am ET)
  • June 20 vs Saudi Arabia (11am ET)
  • June 25 vs Russia (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +3200

Predicted Rank: 9th



Portugal – Group B

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Anthony Lopes (Lyon)
  • Beto (Goztepe)
  • Rui Patricio (Sporting Lisbon)

Defenders:

  • Bruno Alves (Rangers)
  • Cedric Soares (Southampton)
  • Jose Fonte (Dalian Yifang)
  • Mario Rui (Napoli)
  • Pepe (Besiktas)
  • Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Ricardo Pereira (Porto)
  • Ruben Dias (Benfica) 

Midfielders:

  • Adrien Silva (Leicester)
  • Bruno Fernandes (Sporting Lisbon)
  • Joao Mario (West Ham)
  • Joao Moutinho (AS Monaco)
  • Manuel Fernandes (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  • William Carvalho (Sporting) 

Forwards:

  • Andre Silva (AC Milan)
  • Bernardo Silva (Manchester City)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
  • Gelson Martins (Sporting Lisbon)
  • Goncalo Guedes (Valencia)
  • Ricardo Quaresma (Besiktas) 

Notable Absentees:

  • Eder (Inter Milan)
  • Nani (Valencia)
  • Renato Sanches (Bayern Munich)
  • Andre Gomes (Barcelona)
  • Eliseu (Benfica) 

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 15 vs Spain (2pm ET)
  • June 20 vs Morocco (8am ET)
  • June 25 vs Iran (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +1900

Predicted Rank: 7th


Spain – Group B

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • David de Gea (Manchester United)
  • Pepe Reina (Napoli)
  • Kepa Arrizabalaga (Athletic Bilbao)

Defenders:

  • Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid)
  • Alvaro Odriozola (Real Sociedad)
  • Gerard Pique (Barcelona)
  • Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
  • Nacho (Real Madrid)
  • Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)
  • Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
  • Nacho Monreal (Arsenal)

Midfielders: 

  • Sergio Busquets (Barcelona)
  • Saul Niguez (Atletico Madrid)
  • Koke (Atletico Madrid)
  • Thiago Alcantara (Barcelona)
  • Andres Iniesta (Barcelona)
  • David Silva (Manchester City)
  •  Isco (Real Madrid)
  • Marco Asensio (Real Madrid)
  • Lucas Vazquez (Real Madrid)
  • Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo)
  • Rodrigo (Valencia)
  • Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid)

Notable Absentees:

  • Alvaro Morata (Chelsea)
  • Hector Bellerin (Arsenal)
  • Marcos Alonso (Chelsea)
  • Pedro (Chelsea)
  • Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea)
  • Juan Mata (Manchester United)
  • Sergi Roberto (Barcelona)
  • Javi Martinez (Bayern Munich)
  • Ander Herrera (Manchester United)
  • Marc Bartra (Real Betis)
  • Daniel Parejo (Valencia)
  • Jose Callejon (Napoli)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 15 vs Portugal (2pm ET)
  • June 20 vs Iran (2pm ET)
  • June 25 vs Morocco (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +635

Predicted Rank: 6th


Morocco – Group B

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Mounir El Kajoui (Numancia)
  • Yassine Bounou (Girona)
  • Ahmad Reda Tagnaouti (Ittihad Tanger) 

Defenders:

  • Mehdi Benatia (Juventus)
  • Romain Saiss (Wolves)
  • Manuel Da Costa (Basaksehir)
  • Nabil Dirar (Fenerbahce)
  • Achraf Hakimi (Real Madrid)
  • Hamza Mendyl (LOSC)
  • M’barek Boussoufa (Al Jazira)
  • Karim El Ahmadi (Feyenoord)
  • Youssef Ait Bennasser (Caen)
  • Sofyan Amrabat (Feyenoord)
  • Younes Belhanda (Galatasaray)
  • Faycal Fajr (Getafe)
  • Amine Harit (Schalke 04)

Forwards:

  • Khalid Boutaib (Malatyaspor)
  • Aziz Bouhaddouz (Saint Pauli)
  • Ayoub El Kaabi (Renaissance Berkane)
  • Nordin Amrabat (Leganes)
  • Mehdi Carcela (Standard de Liege)
  • Hakim Ziyech (Ajax)
  • Youssef En-Nesyri (Malaga).

Notable Absentees:

  • Sofiane Boufal (Southampton)
  • Walid Azaro (Al-Ahly)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 15 vs Iran (11am ET)
  • June 20 vs Spain (2pm ET)
  • June 25 vs Portugal (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +45400

Predicted Rank: 20th


Iran – Group B

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis)
  • Rashid Mazaheri (Zob Ahan)
  • Amir Abedzadeh (Maritimo) 

Defenders:

  • Ali Gholizadeh (Saipa)
  • Majid Hosseini (Esteghlal)
  • Milad Mohammadi (Akhmat Grozny)
  • Mohammad Khanzadeh (Padideh)
  • Morteza Pouraliganji (Alsaad)
  • Pejman Montazeri (Esteghlal)
  • Ramin Rezaeian (Ostende)
  • Roozbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal)

Midfielders:

  • Ehsan Haji Safi (Olympiacos)
  • Karim Ansarifard (Olympiacos)
  • Masoud Shojaei (AEK Athens)
  • Mahdi Torabi (Saipa)
  • Omid Ebrahimi (Esteghlal)
  • Saeid Ezatolahi (Amkar Perm)

Forwards:

  • Alireza Jahanbakhsh (AZ Alkmaar)
  • Ashkan Dejageh (Nottingham Forest)
  • Mahdi Taremi (Al-Gharafa)
  • Reza Ghoochannejhad (Heerenveen)
  • Saman Ghoddos (Ostersunds)
  • Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan)
  • Vahid Amiri (Persepolis)

Notable Absentees:

  • Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis)
  • Vouria Ghafouri (Esteghal)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 15 vs Morocco (11am ET)
  • June 20 vs Portugal (8am ET)
  • June 25 vs Spain (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +58700

Predicted Rank: 32nd



France – Group C

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Alphone Areola (Paris St Germain)
  • Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur)
  • Steve Mandanda (Olympique de Marseille) 

Defenders:

  • Lucas Hernandez (Atletico Madrid)
  • Presnel Kimpembe (Paris St Germain)
  • Benjamin Pavard (VfB Stuttgart)
  • Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City)
  • Djibril Sidibe (Monaco)
  • Adil Rami (Olympique de Marseille)
  • Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona)
  • Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)

Midfielders:

  • Blaise Matuidi (Juventus)
  • N’Golo Kante (Chelsea)
  • Steven N’Zonzi (Sevilla)
  • Paul Pogba (Manchester United)
  • Corentin Tolisso (Bayern Munich)

Forwards:

  • Olivier Giroud (Chelsea)
  • Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)
  • Kylian Mbappe (Paris St Germain)
  • Thomas Lemar (Monaco)
  • Nabil Fekir (Olympique Lyonnais)
  • Florian Thauvin (Olympique de Marseille)
  • Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona)

Notable Absentees:

  • Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
  • Anthony Martial (Manchester United)
  • Dimitri Payet (Marseille)
  • Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal)
  • Lucas Digne (Barcelona)
  • Jordan Amavi (Marseille)
  • Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City)
  • Adrien Rabiot (Paris St Germain)
  • Wissam Ben Yedder (Sevilla)
  • Kevin Gameiro (Atletico Madrid)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 16 vs Australia (6am ET)
  • June 21 vs Peru (11am ET)
  • June 26 vs Denmark (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +491

Predicted Rank: 3rd


Australia – Group C

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Mat Ryan (Brighton)
  • Danny Vukovic (Genk)
  • Brad Jones (Feyenoord)

Defenders:

  • Aziz Behich (Bursaspor)
  • Milos Degenek (Yokohama F. Marinos)
  • Matthew Jurman (Suwon Bluewings)
  • James Meredith (Millwall)
  • Josh Risdon (Western Sydney)
  • Trent Sainsbury (Grasshoppers Zurich)

Midfielders:

  • Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa)
  • Jackson Irvine (Hull)
  • Robbie Kruse (Bochum)
  • Massimo Luongo (Queens Park Rangers)
  • Mark Milligan (Al Ahli)
  • Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield)
  • Tom Rogic (Celtic)

Forwards:

  • Tim Cahill (Millwall)
  • Tomi Juric (FC Luzern)
  • Matthew Leckie (Hertha Berlin)
  • Andrew Nabbout (Urawa Red Diamonds)
  • Dimitri Petratos (Newcastle Jets)
  • Daniel Arzani (Melbourne City)
  • Jamie Maclaren (Hibernian)

Notable Absentees:

James Troisi (Melbourne Victory)

  • Nikita Rukavytsya (Maccabi Haifa)
  • Josh Brillante (Sydney FC)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 16 vs France (6am ET)
  • June 21 vs Denmark (8am ET)
  • June 26 vs Peru (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +37500

Predicted Rank: 23rd


Peru – Group C

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Pedro Gallese (Veracruz-MEX)
  • Carlos Caceda (Veracruz-MEX)
  • Jose Carvallo (UTC)

Defenders:

  • Aldo Corzo (Universitario)
  • Luis Advincula (Lobos Buap)
  • Christian Ramos (Veracruz)
  • Miguel Araujo (Alianza Lima)
  • Alberto Rodriguez (Atletico Junior)
  • Anderson Santamaria (Puebla)
  • Miguel Trauco (Flamengo)
  • Nilson Loyola (Melgar)

Midfielders:

  • Renato Tapia (Feyenoord)
  • Pedro Aquino (Lobos Buap)
  • Yoshimar Yotun (Orlando City)
  • Paolo Hurtado (Vitoria Guimaraes)
  • Christian Cueva (Sao Paulo)
  • Edison Flores (Aalborg)
  • Andy Polo (Portland Timbers)
  • Wilder Cartagena (Veracruz)

Forwards:

  • Andre Carrillo (Watford)
  • Raul Ruidiaz (Morelia)
  • Jefferson Farfan (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  • Paolo Guerrero (Flamengo)

Notable Absentees:

  • Claudio Pizarro (Cologne)
  • Sergio Pena (Granada),

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 16 vs Denmark (12pm ET)
  • June 21 vs France (11am ET)
  • June 26 vs Australia (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +18400

Predicted Rank: 26th


Denmark – Group C

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Frederik Ronnow (Brondby)
  • Jonas Lossl (Huddersfield)
  • Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester).

Defenders:

  • Andreas Christensen (Chelsea)
  • Henrik Dalsgaard (Brentford)
  • Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Monchengladbach)
  • Jens Stryger Larsen (Udinese)
  • Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich)
  • Mathias Jorgensen (Huddersfield)
  • Simon Kjaer (Sevilla).

Midfielders:

  • Christian Eriksen (Tottenham)
  • Lasse Schone (Ajax)
  • Lukas Lerager (Bordeaux)
  • Michael Krohn-Dehli (Deportivo La Coruna)
  • Thomas Delaney (Werder Bremen)
  • Willian Kvist (FC Copenhagen).

Forwards:

  • Andreas Cornelius (Atalanta)
  • Kasper Dolberg (Ajax)
  • Martin Braithwaite (Bordeaux)
  • Nicolai Jorgensen (Feyenoord)
  • Pione Sisto (Celta Vigo)
  • Viktor Fischer (FC Copenhagen)
  • Yussuf Yurary Poulsen (RB Leipzig).

Notable Absentees:

  • Nicklas Bendtner (Rosenborg)
  • Andreas Bjelland (Brentford)
  • Mike Jensen (Rosenborg)
  • Peter Ankersen (FC Copenhagen)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 16 vs Peru (12pm ET)
  • June 21 vs Australia (8am ET)
  • June 26 vs France (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +9400

Predicted Rank: 16th



Argentina – Group D

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Sergio Romero (Manchester United)
  • Wilfredo Caballero (Chelsea)
  • Franco Armani (River Plate).

Defenders:

  • Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla)
  • Cristian Ansaldi (Torino)
  • Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City)
  • Federico Fazio (Roma)
  • Marcos Rojo (Manchester United)
  • Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax)
  • Marcos Acuna (Sporting Lisbon).
  • Javier Mascherano (Hebei China Fortune)
  • Eduardo Salvio (Benfica)
  • Lucas Biglia (AC Milan)
  • Giovani Lo Celso (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Ever Banega (Sevilla)
  • Manuel Lanzini (West Ham)
  • Maximiliano Meza (Independiente)
  • Angel di Maria (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Cristian Pavon (Boca Juniors).

Forwards:

  • Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
  • Paulo Dybala (Juventus)
  • Gonzalo Higuain (Juventus)
  • Sergio Aguero (Manchester City).

Notable Absentees:

  • Mauro Icardi (Inter Milan)
  • Fernando Gago (Boca Juniors)
  • Erik Lamela (Tottenham Hotspur)
  • Ezequiel Lavezzi (Heibei China Fortune)
  • Diego Perotti (AS Roma)
  • Carlos Tevez (Boca Juniors)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 16 vs Iceland (9am ET)
  • June 21 vs Croatia (2pm ET)
  • June 26 vs Nigeria (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +800

Predicted Rank: 4th


Iceland – Group D

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Hannes Halldorsson (Randers)
  • Runar Runarsson (Nordsjaelland)
  • Frederik Schram (Roskilde)

Defenders:

  • Kari Arnason (Aberdeen)
  • Holmar Eyjolfsson (Levski Sofia)
  • Rurik Gislason (Sandhausen)
  • Sverrir Ingason (Rostov)
  • Hordur Magnusson (Bristol City)
  • Birkir Saevarsson (Valur)
  • Ragnar Sigurdsson (Rostov)
  • Ari Skulason (Lokeren)

Midfielders:

  • Birkir Bjarnason (Aston Villa)
  • Samuel Fridjonsson (Valerenga)
  • Johann Gudmundsson (Burnley)
  • Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff City)
  • Emil Hallfredsson (Udinese)
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson (Everton)
  • Olafur Skulason (Karabukspor)
  • Arnor Traustason (Malmo)

Forwards:

  • Jon Bodvarsson (Reading)
  • Alfred Finnbogason (Augsburg)
  • Albert Gudmundsson (PSV)
  • Bjorn Sigurdarson (Rostov)

Notable Absentees:

  • Kolbeinn Sigthorsson (Nantes)
  • Hjortur Hermannsson (Brondby)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 16 vs Argentina (9am ET)
  • June 22 vs Nigeria (11am ET)
  • June 26 vs Croatia (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +16800

Predicted Rank: 27th


Croatia – Group D

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Danijel Subasic (Monaco)
  • Lovre Kalinic (Gent)
  • Dominik Livakovic (Dinamo).

Defenders:

  • Vedran Corluka (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  • Domagoj Vida (Besiktas)
  • Ivan Strinic (Sampdoria)
  • Dejan Lovren (Liverpool)
  • Sime Vrsaljko (Atletico Madrid)
  • Josip Pivaric (Dynamo Kiev)
  • Tin Jedvaj (Bayer Leverkusen)
  • Duje Caleta-Car (Red Bull Salzburg).

Midfielders:

  • Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
  • Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona)
  • Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid)
  • Milan Badelj (Fiorentina)
  • Marcelo Brozovic (Inter)
  • Filip Bradaric (Rijeka).

Forwards:

  • Mario Mandzukic (Juventus)
  • Ivan Perisic (Inter)
  • Nikola Kalinic (Milan)
  • Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim)
  • Marko Pjaca (Schalke)
  • Ante Rebic (Eintracht).

Notable Absentees:

  • Matej Mitrovic (Besiktas)
  • Marko Rog (Napoli)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 16 vs Nigeria (3pm ET)
  • June 21 vs Argentina (2pm ET)
  • June 26 vs Iceland (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +3400

Predicted Rank: 10th


Nigeria – Group D

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba)
  • Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United)
  • Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna)

Defenders:

  • William Troost-Ekong
  • Shehu Abdullahi (Bursaspor)
  • Leon Balogun (Brighton) Kenneth Omeruo (Chelsea)
  • Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm)
  • Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto)
  • Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge)
  • Tyronne Ebuehi (Benfica)

Midfielders:

  • Mikel Obi (Tianjin Teda)
  • Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor)
  • John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva)
  • Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City),Oghenekaro Etebo (CD Feirense)
  • Joel Obi (Torino)

Forwards:

  • Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai)
  • Ahmed Musa
  • Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City)
  • Alex Iwobi (Arsenal)
  • Simeon Nwankwo (FC Crotone)
  • Victor Moses (Chelsea)

Notable Absentees:

  • Henry Onyekuru (Everton)
  • Mikel Agu (FC Porto)
  • Ola Aina (Chelsea)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 16 vs Croatia (3pm ET)
  • June 22 vs Iceland (11am ET)
  • June 26 vs Argentina (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +19100

Predicted Rank: 22nd



Brazil – Group E

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Alisson (Roma)
  • Ederson (Manchester City)
  • Cassio (Corinthians).

Defenders:

  • Miranda (Inter Milan)
  • Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Geromel (Gremio)
  • Marcelo (Real Madrid)
  • Fagner (Corinthians)
  • Danilo (Manchester City)
  • Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid).

Midfielders:

  • Casemiro (Real Madrid)
  • Fernandinho (Manchester City)
  • Paulinho (Barcelona)
  • Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan)
  • Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona)
  • Willian (Chelsea)
  • Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk).

Forwards:

  • Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City)
  • Firmino (Liverpool)
  • Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk)
  • Douglas Costa (Juventus).

Notable Absentees:

  • Neto (Valencia)
  • Alex Sandro (Juventus)
  • David Luiz (Chelsea)
  • Naldo (Schalke 04)
  • Dani Alves (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Fabinho (Liverpool)
  • Allan (Napoli)
  • Jonas Oliveira (Benfica)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 17 vs Switzerland (2pm ET)
  • June 22 vs Costa Rica (8am ET)
  • June 27 vs Serbia (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +410

Predicted Rank: 1st

Switzerland – Group E

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Roman Buerki (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Yvon Mvogo (RB Leipzig) and Yann Sommer (VfL Borussia M’gladbach)

Defenders:

  • Manuel Akanji (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Johan Djourou (Antalyaspor AS)
  • Nico Elvedi (Borussia M’gladbach)
  • Michael Lang (FC Basel)
  • Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus)
  • Jacques-Francois Moubandje (Toulouse)
  • Ricardo Rodriguez (AC Milan) and Fabian Schaer (Deportivo La Coruna)

Midfielders:

  • Valon Behrami (Udinese)
  • Xherdan Shaqiri (Stoke City)
  • Granit Xhaka (Arsenal)
  • Blerim Dzemaili (Bologna)
  • Gelson Fernandes (Eintracht Frankfurt)
  • Remo Freuler (Atalanta)
  • Denis Zakaria (Borussia M’gladbach) and Steven Zuber (Hoffenheim).

Forwards:

  • Josip Drmic (Borussia M’gladbach)
  • Breel Embolo (Schalke)
  • Mario Gavranovic (Dinamo Zagreb)
  • Haris Seferovic (Benfica)

Notable Absentees:

  • Edmilson Fernandes (West Ham)
  • Silvan Widmer (Udinese)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 17 vs Brazil (2pm ET)
  • June 22 vs Serbia (2pm ET)
  • June 27 vs Costa Rica (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +10800

Predicted Rank: 11th


Costa Rica – Group E

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Keylor Navas (Real Madrid)
  • Patrick Pemberton (LDA)
  • Leonel Moreira (Herediano).

Defenders:

  • Cristian Gamboa (Celtic)
  • Ian Smith (Norrkoping)
  • Ronald Matarrita (NYCFC)
  • Bryan Oviedo (Sunderland)
  • Oscar Duarte (Espanyol)
  • Giancarlo Gonzalez (Bologna)
  • Francisco Calvo (Minnesota United)
  • Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps)
  • Johnny Acosta (Aguilas Dorados).

Midfielders:

  • David Guzman (Portland Timbers)
  • Yeltsin Tejeda (Lausanne)
  • Celso Borges (Deportivo La Coruna)
  • Randall Azofeifa (Herediano)
  • Rodney Wallace (NYCFC)
  • Bryan Ruiz (Sporting Lisbon)
  • Daniel Colindres (Saprissa)
  • Christian Bolanos (Saprissa).

Forwards:

  • Johan Venegas (Saprissa)
  • Joel Campbell (Real Betis)
  • Marco Urena (LAFC).

Notable Absentees:

  • Jose Salvatierra (Alajuelense)
  • Ulises Segura (DC United)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 17 vs Serbia (8am ET)
  • June 22 vs Brazil (8am ET)
  • June 27 vs Switzerland (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +41600

Predicted Rank: 24th


Serbia – Group E

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Vladimir Stojkovic (Partizan Belgrade)
  • Predrag Rajkovic (Maccabi Tel Aviv)
  • Marko Dmitrovic (Eibar)

Defenders:

  • Aleksandar Kolarov (AS Roma)
  • Branislav Ivanovic (Zenit St. Petersburg)
  • Dusko Tosic (Guangzhou R&F)
  • Antonio Rukavina (Villarreal)
  • Milos Veljkovic (Werder Bremen)
  • Milan Rodic (Red Star Belgrade)
  • Uros Spajic (Krasnodar)
  • Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina)

Midfielders:

  • Nemanja Matic (Manchester United)
  • Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace)
  • Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio)
  • Marko Grujic (Liverpool)
  • Adem Ljajic (Torino)
  • Dusan Tadic (Southampton)
  • Filip Kostic (Hamburg SV)
  • Andrija Zivkovic (Benfica)
  • Nemanja Radonjic (Red Star Belgrade)

Forwards:

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic (Newcastle)
  • Aleksandar Prijovic (PAOK)
  • Luka Jovic (Benfica)

Notable Absentees:

  • Matija Nastasic (Schalke 04)
  • Nemanja Maksimovic (Valencia)
  • Mijata Gacinovic (Frankfurt)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 17 vs Costa Rica (8am ET)
  • June 22 vs Switzerland (2pm ET)
  • June 27 vs Brazil (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +17900

Predicted Rank: 25th



Germany – Group F

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)
  • Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona)
  • Kevin Trapp (Paris Saint-Germain)

Defenders:

  • Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich)
  • Matthias Ginter (Borussia Monchengladbach)
  • Jonas Hector (FC Cologne)
  • Mats Hummels (Bayern Munich)
  • Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich)
  • Marvin Plattenhardt (Hertha Berlin)
  • Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea)
  • Niklas Sule (Bayern Munich)

Midfielders:

  • Julian Brandt (Bayer Leverkusen)
  • Julian Draxler (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Leon Goretzka (Schalke 04)
  • Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City)
  • Sami Khedira (Juventus)
  • Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
  • Mesut Ozil (Arsenal)
  • Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Sebastian Rudy (Bayern Munich)

Forwards:

  • Mario Gomez (VfB Stuttgart)
  • Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)
  • Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)

Notable Absentees:

  • Leroy Sane (Manchester City)
  • Emre Can (Juventus)
  • Mario Gotze (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Sandro Wagner (Bayern Munich)
  • Nils Peterson (Freiburg)
  • Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Karim Bellarabi (Bayer Leverkusen)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 17 vs Mexico (11am ET)
  • June 23 vs Sweden (2pm ET)
  • June 27 vs Korea Republic (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +373

Predicted Rank: 2nd


Mexico – Group F

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Guillermo Ochoa (Standard Liege)
  • Alfredo Talavera (Toluca)
  • Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul)

Defenders:

  • Diego Reyes (Porto)
  • Carlos Salcedo (Eintracht Frankfurt)
  • Hector Moreno (Real Sociedad)
  • Miguel Layun (Sevilla)
  • Jesus Gallardo (Pumas)
  • Hugo Ayala (Tigres UANL)
  • Edson Alvarez (Club America)

Midfielders:

  • Hector Herrera (Porto)
  • Andres Guardado (Real Betis)
  • Rafa Marquez (Atlas)
  • Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy)
  • Marco Fabian (Eintracht Frankfurt)
  • Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy)

Forwards:

  • Javier Aquino (Tigres UANL)
  • Jesus Corona (Porto)
  • Raul Jimenez (Benfica)
  • Oribe Peralta (Club America)
  • Javier Hernandez (West Ham United)
  • Carlos Vela (LAFC)
  • Hirving Lozano (PSV Eindhoven)

Notable Absentees:

  • Jesus Molina (Monterrey)
  • Rodolfo Pizarro (Monterrey)
  • Jurgen Damm (Tigres)
  • Nestor Araujo (Santos Laguna)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 17 vs Germany (11am ET)
  • June 23 vs Korea Republic (11am ET)
  • June 27 vs Uruguay (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +8700

Predicted Rank: 13th


Sweden – Group F

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Robin Olsen (Copenhagen)
  • Karl-Johan Johnsson (Guingamp)
  • Kristoffer Nordfeldt (Swansea)

Defenders:

  • Mikael Lustig (Celtic)
  • Victor Lindelof (Manchester United)
  • Andreas Granqvist (Krasnador)
  • Martin Olsson (Swansea)
  • Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen)
  • Filip Helander
  • Emil Krafth (both Bologna)
  • Pontus Jansson (Leeds United)

Midfielders:

  • Sebastian Larsson (Hull)
  • Albin Ekdal (Hamburg)
  • Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig)
  • Gustav Svensson (Seattle Sounders)
  • Oscar Hiljemark (Genoa)
  • Viktor Claesson (Krasnador)
  • Marcus Rohden (Crotone)
  • Jimmy Durmaz (Toulouse)

Forwards:

  • Marcus Berg (Al Ain)
  • John Guidetti (Alaves)
  • Ola Toivonen (Toulouse)
  • Isaac Kiese Thelin (Waasland-Beveren)

Notable Absentees:

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA Galaxy)
  • Jakob Johansson (AEK Athens)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 17 vs Korea Republic (8am ET)
  • June 23 vs Germany (2pm ET)
  • June 27 vs Mexico (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +12100

Predicted Rank: 18th


Korea Republic – Group F

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Kim Seung-gyu (Vissel Kobe)
  • Kim Jin-hyeon (Cerezo Osaka)
  • Cho Hyun-woo (Daegu FC)

Defenders:

  • Kim young-gwon (Guangzhou Evergrande)
  • Jang Hyun-soo (FC Tokyo)
  • Jung Seung-hyun (Sagan Tosu)
  • Yun Yong-sun (Seongnam FC)
  • Oh Ban-suk (Jeju United)
  • Kim Min-woo (Sangju Sangmu)
  • Park Joo-ho (Ulsan Hyundai)
  • Hong Chul (Sangju Sangmu)
  • Go Yo-han (FC Seoul)
  • Lee Yong (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)

Midfielders:

  • Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea City)
  • Jung Woo-young (Vissel Kobe)
  • Ju Se-jong (Asan Mugunghwa FC)
  • Koo Ja-cheol (FC Augsburg)
  • Lee Jae-sung (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
  • Lee Seung-woo (Hellas Verona)
  • Moon Seon-min (Incheon United)

Forwards:

  • Kim Shin-wook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
  • Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur)
  • Hwang Hee-chan (FC Red Bull Salzburg)

Notable Absentees:

  • Lee Keun-ho (Gangwon)
  • Kim Min-jae (Jeonbuk Motors)
  • Kwon Chang-hoon (Dijon)
  • Lee Chung-yong (Crystal Palace)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 17 vs Sweden (11am ET)
  • June 23 vs Mexico (11am ET)
  • June 27 vs Germany (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +58100

Predicted Rank: 31st



Belgium – Group G

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
  • Simon Mignolet (Liverpool)
  • Koen Casteels (VfL Wolfsburg).

Defenders:

  • Toby Alderweireld Tottenham)
  • Dedryck Boyata (Celtic)
  • Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham)
  • Vincent Kompany (Manchester City)
  • Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona)
  • Thomas Meunier (PSG).

Midfielders:

  • Youri Tielemans (AS Monaco)
  • Axel Witsel (Tianjin Quanjian)
  • Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City)
  • Mousa Dembele (Tottenham)
  • Leander Dendoncker (Anderlecht)
  • Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United)
  • Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Monchengladbach)
  • Dries Mertens (Napoli)
  • Nacer Chadli (West Brom)

Forwards:

  • Michy Batshuayi (Chelsea)
  • Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United)
  • Eden Hazard (Chelsea)
  • Adnan Januzaj (Real Sociedad)
  • Yannick Carrasco (Atletico Madrid).

Notable Absentees:

  • Radja Nainggolan (AS Roma)
  • Divock Origi (Liverpool)
  • Kevin Mirallas (Everton)
  • Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 18 vs Panama (11am ET)
  • June 23 vs Tunisia (8am ET)
  • June 28 vs England (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +1000

Predicted Rank: 5th


Panama – Group G

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Jamie Penedo (Diname Bucharest)
  • Jose Calderon (Chorrillo FC)
  • Alex Rodriguez (San Francisco FC)

Defenders:

  • Harold Cummings (San Jose Earthquakes)
  • Fidel Escobar (New York Red Bulls)
  • Eric Davis (DAC Dunajska Streda)
  • Felipe Baloy (CSD Munbicipal)
  • Adolfo Machado (Houston Dynamo)
  • Michael Murillo (New York Red Bulls)
  • Luis Ovalle (Olimpia)
  • Roman Torres (Seattle Sounders)

Midfielders:

  • Edgar Barcenas (Cafetaleros de Tapachula)
  • Armando Cooper (Universidad de Chile)
  • Anibal Godoy (San Jose Earthquakes)
  • Gabriel Gomez (Atletico Bucaramanga)
  • Valentin Pimentel (Plaza Amador)
  • Alberto Quintero (Universitario)
  • Jose Luis Rodriguez (Ghent)

Forwards:

  • Abdiel Arroyo (Alajuelense)
  • Ismael Diaz (Deportivo La Coruna)
  • Blas Perez (Municipal)
  • Luis Tejada (Sport Boys)
  • Gabriel Torres (Huachipato)

Notable Absentees:

  • Christian Martinez (Columbus Crew)
  • Jose Luis Rodriguez (Gent)
  • Ricardo Avila (Gent)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 18 vs Belgium (11am ET)
  • June 24 vs England (8am ET)
  • June 28 vs Tunisia (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +90800

Predicted Rank: 21st


Tunisia – Group G

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Aymen Mathlouthi (Al Batin Saoudi/KSA)
  • Farouk Ben Mustapha (Al Shabab Saoudi/KSA)
  • Mouez Hassen (Chateauroux/FRA)

Defenders:

  • Hamdi Nagguez (Zamalek/EGY)
  • Dylan Bronn (Ghent/BEL)
  • Rami Bedoui (Etoile Sportive du Sahel)
  • Yohan Benalouane (Leicester/ENG)
  • Syam Ben Youssef (Kasimpasa/TUR)
  • Yassine Meriah (Club Sportif Sfax)
  • Oussama Haddadi (Dijon/FRA)
  • Ali Maaloul (Al Ahli/EGY)

Midfielders:

  • Ellyes Skhiri (Montpellier/FRA)
  • Mohamed Amine Ben Amor (Al Ahly/KSA)
  • Ghaylene Chalali (Esperance Tunis)
  • Ferjani Sassi (Al Nasr Saoudi/KSA)
  • Ahmed Khalil (Club Africain)
  • Saifeddine El Khaoui (Troyes/FRA)

Forwards:

  • Fakhreddine Ben Youssef (Al Ittifak/KSA)
  • Anice Badri (Esperance)
  • Bassem Srarfi (Nice/FRA)
  • Wahbi Khazri (Rennes/FRA)
  • Naim Sliti (Dijon/FRA)
  • Saber Khalifa (Club Africain)

Notable Absentees:

  • Bilel Mohsni (Dundee United)
  • Youssef Msakni (Al-Duhail)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 18 vs England (2pm ET)
  • June 23 vs Belgium (8am ET)
  • June 28 vs Panama (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +73100

Predicted Rank: 28th


England – Group G

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Jordan Pickford (Everton)
  • Jack Butland (Stoke City)
  • Nick Pope (Burnley).

Defenders:

  • Kyle Walker (Manchester City)
  • John Stones (Manchester City)
  • Harry Maguire (Leicester City)
  • Danny Rose (Tottenham)
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)
  • Ashley Young (Manchester United)
  • Gary Cahill (Chelsea)
  • Phil Jones (Manchester United)
  • Kieran Trippier (Tottenham).

Midfielders:

  • Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)
  • Eric Dier (Tottenham)
  • Dele Alli (Tottenham)
  • Jesse Lingard (Manchester United)
  • Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Crystal Palace)
  • Fabian Delph (Manchester City).

Forwards:

  • Harry Kane (Tottenham)
  • Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)
  • Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)
  • Danny Welbeck (Arsenal).

Notable Absentees:

  • Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Liverpool)
  • Chris Smalling (Manchester United)
  • Adam Lallana (Liverpool)
  • Ryan Bertrand (Southampton)
  • Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool)
  • Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 18 vs Tunisia (2pm ET)
  • June 24 vs Panama (8am ET)
  • June 28 vs Belgium (2pm ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +1500

Predicted Rank: 8th



Poland – Group H

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Bartosz Bialkowski (Ipswich)
  • Lukasz Fabianski (Swansea City)
  • Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus)

Defenders:

  • Jan Bednarek (Southampton)
  • Bartosz Bereszynski (Sampdoria)
  • Thiago Cionek (SPAL)
  • Kamil Glik (AS Monaco)
  • Artur Jedrzejczyk (Legia Warszawa)
  • Michal Pazdan (Legia Warszawa)
  • Lukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund)

Midfielders:

  • Jakub Blaszczykowski (VfL Wolfsburg)
  • Jacek Goralski (Ludogorets Razgrad)
  • Kamil Grosicki (Hull City)
  • Grzegorz Krychowiak (West Bromwich Albion)
  • Rafal Kurzawa (Gornik Zabrze)
  • Karol Linetty (Sampdoria)
  • Slawomir Peszko (Lechia Gdansk)
  • Maciej Rybus (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  • Piotr Zielinski (Napoli)

Forwards:

  • Dawid Kownacki (Sampdoria)
  • Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
  • Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli)
  • Lukasz Teodorczyk (Anderlecht)

Notable Absentees:

  • Artur Sobiech (Hannover 96)
  • Pawel Wszolek (Verona)
  • Maciej Rybus (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  • Pawel Dawidowicz (Palermo)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 19 vs Senegal (11am ET)
  • June 24 vs Colombia (2pm ET)
  • June 28 vs Japan (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +7100

Predicted Rank: 17th


Senegal – Group H

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Khadim Ndiaye (Horoya AC)
  • Abdoulaye Diallo (Rennes)
  • Alfred Gomis (Torino)

Defenders:

  • Kara Mbodji (Anderlecht)
  • Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli)
  • Moussa Wague (Eupen)
  • Saliou Ciss (Angers)
  • Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux)
  • Lamine Gassama (Alanyaspor)
  • Armand Traore (Nottingham Forest)
  • Salif Sane (Hannover 96)

Midfielders:

  • Pape Alioune Ndiaye (Stoke)
  • Idrissa Gueye (Everton)
  • Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham)
  • Cheikh N’Doye (Birmingham)
  • Sadio Mane (Liverpool)
  • Diao Balde Keita (Monaco)
  • Ismaila Sarr (Rennes)

Forwards:

  • Diafra Sakho (Rennes)
  • Moussa Konate (Amiens)
  • Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke)
  • Mbaye Niang (AC Milan).

Notable Absentees:

  • Oumar Niasse (Everton)
  • Pape Souare (Crystal Palace)
  • Armand Traore (Nottingham Forest)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 19 vs Poland (11am ET)
  • June 24 vs Japan (11am ET)
  • June 28 vs Colombia (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +17900

Predicted Rank: 15th


Colombia – Group H

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • David Ospina (Arsenal)
  • Camilo Vargas (Deportivo Cali)
  • Jose Fernando Cuadrado (Once Caldas)

Defenders:

  • Cristian Zapata (Milan)
  • Davinson Sanchez (Tottenham)
  • Santiago Arias (PSV)
  • Oscar Murillo (Pachuca)
  • Frank Fabra (Boca Juniors)
  • Johan Mojica (Girona)
  • Yerry Mina (Barcelona)

Midfielders:

  • Wilmar Barrios (Boca Juniors)
  • Carlos Sanchez (Espanyol)
  • Jefferson Lerma (Levante)
  • Jose Izquierdo (Brighton)
  • James Rodriguez (Bayern Munich)
  • Abel Aguilar (Deportivo Cali)
  • Mateus Uribe (America)
  • Juan Fernando Quintero (River Plate)

Forwards:

  • Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Juventus)
  • Radamel Falcao (Monaco)
  • Miguel Borja (Palmeiras)
  • Carlos Bacca (Villarreal)
  • Luis Muriel (Sevilla)

Notable Absentees:

  • Edwin Cardona (Boca Juniors)
  • Duvan Zapata (Sampdoria)
  • Giovanni Moreno (Shanghai Shenhua)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 19 vs Japan (8am ET)
  • June 24 vs Poland (11am ET)
  • June 28 vs Senegal (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +4000

Predicted Rank: 14th


Japan – Group H

Final 23-man Squad:

Goalkeepers:

  • Eiji Kawashima (Metz)
  • Masaaki Higashiguchi (Gamba Osaka)
  • Kosuke Nakamura (Kashiwa Reysol)

Defenders:

  • Yuto Nagatomo (Galatasaray)
  • Tomoaki Makino (Urawa Reds)
  • Wataru Endo (Urawa Reds)
  • Maya Yoshida (Southampton)
  • Hiroki Sakai (Marseille)
  • Gotoku Sakai (Hamburg)
  • Gen Shoji (Kashima Antlers)
  • Naomichi Ueda (Kashima Antlers)

Midfielders:

  • Makoto Hasebe (Eintracht Frankfurt)
  • Keisuke Honda (Pachuca)
  • Takashi Inui (Eibar)
  • Shinji Kagawa (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Hotaru Yamaguchi (Cerezo Osaka)
  • Genki Haraguchi (Fortuna Dusseldorf)
  • Takashi Usami (Fortuna Dusseldorf)
  • Gaku Shibasaki (Getafe)
  • Ryota Oshima (Kawasaki Frontale)

Forwards:

  • Shinji Okazaki (Leicester)
  • Yuya Osako (Werder Bremen)
  • Yoshinori Muto (Mainz)

Notable Absentees:

  • Yosuke Ideguchi (Leeds United)
  • Kento Misao (Kashima Antlers)

Group Stage Matches:

  • June 19 vs Colombia (8am ET)
  • June 24 vs Senegal (11am ET)
  • June 28 vs Poland (10am ET)

Odds To Win The Tournament: +26900

Predicted Rank: 29th


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