For 2018 World Cup predictors, football is coming home

July 5, 2018, 4:31pm


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WITH Germany and Spain out and Russia still in at the World Cup, it is natural to wonder whether this year’s edition of the quadrennial football tournament has delivered an unusually high number of upset victories. After all, the Cup has repeatedly failed to follow the expected script in previous years.
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