After the end of second round fixture and in the beginning to the third round, a blurry picture of the knockout round has come to the vision. With some astonishing results so far creating a path of death, undoubtedly has bummed up fans.
What's Argentina's fate in FIFA World Cup 2018?
With two wins each, France, Belgium, Mexico, Croatia, Russia, Uruguay and England are already through the next round. Also, Brazil, Spain, Denmark, Switzerland, Japan, Senegal, and Portugal need a victory in their final group match as they all are at four points to progress into the knockout round.
The FIFA World Cup 2018 is now at a fascinating stage, where the Group D has emerged as the Group of Death, leaving plucky Argentina on the brink. There is a possibility of both Argentina and Iceland to ensure their progress into the next round if they win their final group match.
Additionally, the hope of Argentina proceeding into the next round is glimmering after Nigeria won the match against Iceland on Saturday.On the other side, Nigeria is also standing there with 3 points and is in need of the final win against Argentina.
Regardless, the verdict of the final match between Croatia and Iceland will make a great difference to the fate of Argentina.If Argentina beats Nigeria and Iceland wins against Croatia on Tuesday, then the dreaded goal difference would also come into play.
To ensure a position in the knockout round, not only Argentina has to win the last group match against Nigeria but that has to be with a vigorous margin.Nevertheless, the FIFA World Cup is heating up and we all are enjoying the ongoing matches with full enthusiasm.