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10 Favorite teams to win the FIFA world cup 2022

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10 Favorite Teams To Win The FIFA World Cup 2022

World Cup 22nd edition is starting from 21 November in Qatar. Out of 32, 29 teams booked their places in the group stages. Earlier this month, world cup draw seedings took place, which resulted in the formation of groups. The first match of WC 2022, will be between Qatar and Ecuador at Al Bayt Stadium. Ecuador is so lucky because, as the latest World Cup odds 2022 show, Qatar is by far the worst seeded team in the eight groups. With the tournament seven months away, there’s a growing consensus on the teams and players expected to shine. Here we’ll look Favorite teams to win the FIFA world cup 2022.

10 Favorite teams to win the FIFA world cup 2022

The star power and team play will be key to the success of any team. Currently, on the basis of team performances, the 10 Favorite teams to win the FIFA world cup 2022 are:

10). Denmark

Denmark Reach the world cup group stages qualifying after seven straight wins in which they did not concede a single goal. With the horrifying collapse of Christian Eriksen at the Euros, Denmark captivated the globe with its run to the semifinals.

The Danes showed that was no fluke by reeling off nine consecutive wins in qualifying to become the second nation (after Germany) to qualify. What’s more, Eriksen’s back and quickly recapturing his best form.

Also, The age profile of the squad is now much more encouraging and things have clicked into gear at both ends of the pitch.

9). Netherland

The Netherlands boasts some exciting young talent. The Dutch returned to the event after missing out on the 2018 tournament. The team is now led by Louis van Gaal, the man who guided them to a third-place finish in 2014.

The 70-year-old recently revealed he’s battling prostate cancer but will continue in the role through the World Cup. The Netherlands navigated a difficult qualifying group with Turkey and Norway.

Team’s strong spine are Virgil van Dijk and Matthijs de Ligt in the back, Georginio Wijnaldum and Frankie de Jong in midfield, and Memphis Depay in the attack. However, the gap in quality between their star players and the supporting cast could hold them back.

8). Portugal

This might be Ronaldo’s last world cup so the team will be trying every way to win the event for the Legend. Cristiano Ronaldo’s fifth World Cup is the headline, but he’s certainly no one-man band with many of his teammates including Bernardo Silva, Diogo Jota, Rúben Dias, and Rafael Leao all playing exceptionally well for their club sides. Portugal booked their place in the world cup after beating North Macedonia in the qualifier.

7). Germany 

After winning the 2014 World Cup, everyone is eyeing the new era of Germany that will dominate the world of football. However, the era was cut short and since then, the team has not won any major trophy.

On top, they fail to qualify for the knockout stages of FIFA World Cup 18. Moreover, Germany said goodbye to longtime manager Joachim Löw after an early exit from the Euros.

Former Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick was immediately appointed as the new manager and he revived Die Mannschaft as they became the first nation to qualify for Qatar. The new team consists more of role-play than star power. Team Goal scoring ability highlights the variety of ways in which this team can destroy its opponent.   

6). Belgium

This might be the last time, where the football world will see the Belgium golden generation playing together. Despite their last world cup efforts where the reach semi-finals and lost to France, The team didn’t do well in Euros.

Apart from being FIFA’s number one rank for more than a year, Belgium had a disappointing year in Tournament. However, still, no one can rule out the world-class squad team had. Starting Kevin De Bryne in midfield, Eden Hazard and Lukau at front.

5). Argentina

29 games unbeaten streak, Winners of Copa America 2021, No one can rule out this year Argentina from the list. The entire Argentina squad seems motivated above all else to ensure the greatest of all time can win the world cup glory.

He has a solid unspectacular support cast, with the rapid emergence of Emi Martínez giving Argentina something they have not really possessed for many years, an elite goalkeeper. In 14 caps, the Aston Villa stopper has now kept nine clean sheets. While Lautaro Martínez has emerged as the perfect striker to work with Messi.

4). Spain

After two Unsucceful world cup campaigns, and going through the tuff times, the Spain team is finally back on track. Luis Enrique builds the team from the scratch. A disastrous elimination at the hands of Russia in 2018 marked a changing of the guard for Spain.

Newly appointed manager Luis Enrique gives chances to young lads and the rest is history. La Roja exceeded expectations in reaching the Euro semifinals, and then they had France on the ropes in the Nations League final.

The revolution has its roots in Barcelona, where Gavi, Pedri, Ansu Fati, Eric García, and Ferran Torres are all developing nicely

3). England

With two back-to-back remarkable performances in FIFA events, England is worthy enough to be on the list. Fourth-place finishers at the 2018 World Cup and runner-up at Euro 2020, England expects nothing less than to take the final step in 2022.

The Three Lions made easy work of qualifying, winning eight and drawing two while Harry Kane finished as joint-top scorer across European qualifying with 12 goals. 

2). France

The Former and Defending world cup winners are once again the favorites to defend their title. After Italy in 1934 and 1938, no team achieved the back-to-back world cup win feat.

France is looking forward to winning the WorldCup and repeating the feat. The defending World Cup champion, France navigated its qualifying group without defeat. Kylian Mbappé, Karim Benzema, and Antoine Griezmann combined for 14 of France’s 18 goals.

The only reason they are second is due to their poor euro performance was they threw the 3-1 lead in the last 10 minutes against Switzerland. However, the team recovered nicely to win the 2021 UEFA Nations League. 

1). Brazil

With five world cups and the only team to qualify for all world cup events, Brazil ar the favorite to win this year’s world cup. No team has more world cup titles than Brazil, however, 2022 marks exactly 20 years since their last world cup title.

In the last world cup, Brazil’s Campaign was cut short by the hands of Belgium in the quarterfinal. However, since then, the team is shining in every game. The top the South America qualifiers.

Brazil contested back-to-back Copa América finals (winning in 2019) and made it through the notoriously difficult CONMEBOL qualifying process without tasting defeat. Their record was 17 wins, three draws, 40 goals scored, and only five allowed. 

Summary

World Cup 2022 will begin on November 21st. Teams are allocated in groups. Based on the teams, performances in recent times, and squad depth, The 10 Favorite teams to win the FIFA world cup 2022 are:

  1. Brazil
  2. France
  3. England
  4. Spain
  5. Argentina
  6. Belgium
  7. Germany
  8. Portugal 
  9. Netherlands
  10. Denmark

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