B/R Experts' World Cup Predictions: Lionel Messi to Launch Argentina

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B/R Experts' World Cup Predictions: Lionel Messi to Launch Argentina
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Bleacher Report's experts were keen not to rest on the laurels of their efforts of last season, so they will go into battle for the whole of the World Cup.

Each game will feature a score prediction combined with a Man of the Match selection. (Decision will be based on FIFA's official Man of the Match.)

The predictions are below, and you will be able to chart their success—or lack thereof—for the rest of the tournament on our weekly scoreboard.

Post your own picks on Twitter and include @br_uk. Anyone who gets all correct scorelines and the Man of the Match awards correct will get a Bleacher Report goody bag.

 

B/R Expert Picks
(One point for correct result, three points for correct scoreline and two points for correct Man of the Match.)

Games Dimond
Alex
Dimond
Matchett
Karl
Matchett
Tighe
Sam
Tighe
Tidey
Will
Tidey
Cummings
Michael
Cummings
Switzerland vs. Ecuador
(5 p.m. BST)
1-1 Switzerland
1-0
Switzerland
1-0
Ecuador
2-1
1-1
Switzerland vs. Ecuador
(Man of the Match)
Stocker Stocker Inler Enner Valencia Shaqiri
France vs. Honduras
(8 p.m. BST)
France
2-0
France
3-0
France
3-0
France
1-0
France
3-0
France vs. Honduras
(Man of the Match)
Pogba Valbuena Benzema Pogba Valbuena
Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina
(11 p.m. BST)
Argentina
3-1
Argentina
2-1
Argentina
3-1
Argentina
2-1
Argentina
2-1
Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina
(Man of the Match)
Aguero Di Maria Messi Di Maria Di Maria
Current Overall Points
6 8 13 8 8
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