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World Cup 1st Group Phase Live Match Chat

World Cup 1st Group Phase Live Match Chat

World Cup 1st Group Phase Live Match Chat

Welcome to World Cup 1st Group Phase Live Match Chat. The long four year wait is over and so is the tinkering for the first set of matches. We hope that you are happy with the 15 players you ended up with, but even if you decided against playing the fantasy version we still encourage you to partake in the chat below. We are sure there will be plenty to discuss that doesn’t always involve whether you should get assist points for a shot that was blocked or your striker really did touch the ball a la Kane before it went in. Predictor games, brackets, bets on the golden boot are all welcomed here. And yeah, even old school footy chat for those that who are just watching the games for fun and just want to talk about the Joga Bonito.

So that you have them to hand, we will post a screenshot of the substitution rules, transfer allotment, wildcard, boosters and of course we will have times and dates for all matches in this, the first of three group phases/rounds/fixtures or whatever you want to call it.


Thursday June 14th
Russia vs Saudi Arabia 4pm (Group A)

Friday June 15th
Egypt vs Uruguay 1pm (Group A)
Morocco vs Iran 4pm (Group B)
Portugal vs Spain 7pm (Group B)

Saturday June 16th
France vs Australia 11am (Group C)
Argentina vs Iceland 2pm (Group D)
Peru vs Denmark 5pm (Group C)
Croatia vs Nigeria 8pm (Group D)

Sunday June 17th
Costa Rica vs Serbia 1pm (Group E)
Germany vs Mexico 4pm (Group F)
Brazil vs Switzerland 7pm (Group E)

Monday June 18th
Sweden vs South Korea 1pm (Group F)
Belgium vs Panama 4pm (Group G)
Tunisia vs England 7pm (Group G)

Tuesday June 19th
Colombia vs Japan 1pm (Group H)
Poland vs Senegal 4pm (Group H)



Keep track of all the action, the goals, the talking points, right here at FF247 Live Match Chat, an interactive chat which encourages you to keep involved and share your thoughts and emotions as the matches take place.

Good luck to most of you, but not all of you for this 1st phase of fantasy World Cup!

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    Pancho says:

    Happy with my 65pts so far. Mojica to come in for Mitrovic. Is it worth putting Sabaly in? Worried Lewa and co may put a hammering on Senegal and he could end up with 0pts. Thoughts?
    Also, any transfers I should be looking at? Would love one/both of Luka and Diego Costa. Thoughts?

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    lampard9211 says:

    HI All,
    In a dilemma for making substitute for phase one and transfer for next phase.
    1. Shall substitute in all players on my bench for current phase ?
    2. Transfer for next round. Shall I take -4 hit for Neymar-> ronaldo AND Cahill -> (any 5mil def who is nailed)
    Please suggest. Thank you.

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    Snookie Bear says:

    Had Munier as C, got 5 points from him as he took Yellow so giving me total of 10 points, now have Lewa and James for today is it worth risk to switch as this might be last chance, considering how tournament has turned out it seems little risky :D

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    Matt says:

    Morning lads, I was thinking of making a hit this week to so De Arrascaeta to Diaz (Panama) and Grosicki to Isco. I kind of want to drop De Arrascaeta as it’s believed he will be dropped. What do you think?

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    Rosco77 says:

    With the talk of JRod being injured, am I right in thinking I can just wait till 1pm and see the Columbia line-up before subbing him in? As in do we always get to see the first line-up of the day whilst subs are still live?

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