Episode 80 — World Cup Preview With Mark Lawson

The Knittel brothers are joined by Mark Lawson to discuss the 2018 World Cup. We give our predictions on the group stage, winners, dark horses, disappointments, and breakout players.

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Stories & topics discussed in this episode: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/
Segment 1
- World Cup Group stage preview

Segment 2
- Favorites to win
- Dark horses to win
- Dark horses to make a splash but not win
- Winner predictions

Segment 3
- Players to watch
- Any effects of World Cup being in Russia

Others mentioned
- Zidane left Real Madrid after winning everything (http://www.espn.com/soccer/club/real-madrid/86/blog/post/3514258/why-zinedine-zidane-really-left-real-madrid)
- Marcelo Players Tribune article (https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/marcelo-real-madrid-first-we-attack)


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