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Till now


South America 3 Europe 1

Bresil 3 - 1 Croatia
Colombia 3 - 0 Greece
Switzerland 2 - 1 Ecuador
Argentina 2 - 1 Bosnia

North America 2 Africa 0
Mexico 2 - 1 Cameroon
USA 2 - 1 Ghana


South America 1 Asia/Australia 0
Chile 3 - 1 Australia

AFRICA 1 ASIA/AUSTRALIA 0
Ivory Coast 2 - 1 Japan
NIGERIA 0 - 0 IRAN

North America 1 South America 0
Costa Rica 3 - 1 Uruguay

Europe 1 North America 0
France 3 - 0 Honduras

How would you rank the continents? And would you change seats allocation for world cup spots?
 

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CONMEBOL I think deserves 6 spots permanantely, anything more would make qualifying too easy because of only 10 countries.

I'll be interesting to see Africa this edition, they are the ones always crying abut more spots but they might be the most over represented. It doesn't help that their qualifying system is strange and not always the best teams qualify

13 for UEFA is fair I think, but I have a feeling Blatter with his anti-UEFA sentiment will reduce it :howler:

CONCACAF at 3.5 is ok, the problem is the trio outside of USA/MEX/CRC will only go to the World Cup and defend, teams like Honduras, Panama and Jamica are not good enough to compete at the World Cup
 

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concacaf is underrated , imo...they can do some damage....campell n navas are fun players to watch ...mexico as a team can beat anybody...the combo of jones and bradey will give the usa a fighting chance...ppl dont realize how good bradley is for the usa.
 

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honduras aint bad....however , panama and jamaica...... lol
 

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CONMEBOL I think deserves 6 spots permanantely, anything more would make qualifying too easy because of only 10 countries.

I'll be interesting to see Africa this edition, they are the ones always crying abut more spots but they might be the most over represented. It doesn't help that their qualifying system is strange and not always the best teams qualify

13 for UEFA is fair I think, but I have a feeling Blatter with his anti-UEFA sentiment will reduce it :howler:

CONCACAF at 3.5 is ok, the problem is the trio outside of USA/MEX/CRC will only go to the World Cup and defend, teams like Honduras, Panama and Jamica are not good enough to compete at the World Cup
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first European win over a SA side as Switzerland beat Ecuador, fairly even match but the Swiss had more chances but SA still hold an advantage winning 3 of 4 UEFA vs. CONMEBOL meetings.

Two African sides play tomorrow, Nigeria have a winnable game over Iran while Ghana face a stiff challenge from the US and the matches have always been close

Honduras were completely out of their depth today, despite them finishing above Mexico in qualifying, Honduras is still imo the 4th or 5th best team in CONCACAF (some will say even Panama is better but they shot themselves in the foot in qualifying)
 

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So Nigeria doesn't do Africa any favors by drawing Iran but not only that they looked terrible in the process, misplaced passes, poor crosses not even one decent threat on goal. AFC get their first points but Iran is one of the weaker teams here

Ghana-USA will be interesting match, the winner will have upper hand in getting out of the group in the expense of Portugal
 

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Dempsey with the fifth-fastest WC goal in history, nice goal as well. Hoping for an Ghanian win here, one win for the African sides would be disappointing.
 

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Guess who voted for Concacaf?

Mr. OBaixinho. :proud:

Pound for pound the best confederation.
 

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Ghana played well but they didn't finish their chances. What a tournament so far for CONCACAF but in the next set of matches they might fall back down to earth :D

I hate to pick on Africa but another loss, though Blatter is so up CAFs ass
 

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CONCACAF owns everyone. I'd like to see all those people complaining about them having too many qualifying spots now. If anything, we should give them 1 more spot and take one away from Africa/Asia.
 

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Nah 3.5 is enough but I believe eventually the CONCACAF teams need to stop being in the weakest pot for the draw. People underestimated Costa Rica but teams like Honduras, Panama and Jamaica can't compete at this level yet
 

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Nah 3.5 is enough but I believe eventually the CONCACAF teams need to stop being in the weakest pot for the draw. People underestimated Costa Rica but teams like Honduras, Panama and Jamaica can't compete at this level yet
There is not weakest pot HS. There is only the strongest pot which everyone can qualify for. The rest is based on the continents.
 
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