Who are the favourites to win Group A at the World Cup?

first_imgCan the Russians make their home advantage count? The bookies think so.1. Uruguay – 8/11 Egypt will struggle if their talisman Mo Salah cannot feature in all three games. They don’t boast an awful lot of quality elsewhere.2. Russia – 2/1 The Saudis need a miracle, but they almost drew with Germany the other night, throwing away a glorious late chance in a 2-1 defeat. So you never know…3. Egypt – 11/2 In just a few days, Russia and Saudi Arabia will take to the field at the Luzhniki Stadium to get the World Cup underway.But are either of them likely to win Group A?Uruguay and Egypt will be the other two teams battling it out for a place in the knockout rounds.talkSPORT.com takes a look at who the bookmakers reckon will reign supreme out of the four.4. Saudi Arabia – 40/1 On paper, comfortably the strongest team in Group A. It would be a bit of a shock if Uruguay didn’t qualify for the last 16.last_img

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