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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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  1. 193
    Nike_007 says:

    So guys, I am considering switching Falcao for Costa, and raise the half mil by trading one of Ziyach or Forsberg for Golovin, or Cheryshev.
    If I choose Forsberg instead of Ziyach, I get an extra half a mil ITB for further rounds. If I choose Cheryshev over Golovin, I get another extra mil.

    What would you suggest?

  2. 194
    GoalMachine says:

    I missed the deadline and missed putting C.Sanchez on pitch, so he stayed 3rd on my bench…..sometimes missing deadline can bring blessing in disguise.

  3. 195
    GoalMachine says:

    J Rod off the bench and on a YC to score 0….hope it does not go -ve.

  4. 196
    IvanTheTerrible says:

    The question now is, do we keep James for round 2 :cuss:

    • 196.1
      Keethan07 says:

      Keeping him personally, Colombia should put a fight next round.

      • IvanTheTerrible says:

        We need to see how Poland plays. It might not be an easy game.

        • GoalMachine says:

          I have following problems to fix…what to do?
          – a non-playing Russian Def.
          – Hakimi in def. vs Portugal
          – C. Sanchez (RC)
          – Timo Werner (Germany looked aweful and against Sweden????)
          – James Rod (Poland is not an easy opponent, but must win for Colombia and if Poland wins today, a draw for Poland will be good enough – so a mixed situation)
          – No Portugal and Spain player

  5. 197
    IvanTheTerrible says:

    Poland vs Senegal

    Click on image to enlarge:

  6. 198
    GoalMachine says:

    When are you all playing the WC?

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