Defending Champions USA Knock Out Hosts France

June 28, 2019
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United States’ Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring her side’s second goal on Friday. (Francisco Seco/The Associated Press)

Match completed Friday:

🇺🇸 USA 2 🇫🇷 FRA 1
3 players had match winner correct
1 player (Michael) had match score correct

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Quarter-finals 06-28

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 163
2 Michael Poplawski 149
3 Logan Zetaruk 142
4 Virginia Rego 134
5 John Lo 124
Quarter-finals
1 Virginia Rego 41
2 Wes Zetaruk 38
3 Michael Poplawski 31
4 Logan Zetaruk 18
John Lo 18

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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England Strike Early, Overmatch Norway

June 27, 2019
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England’s Jill Scott, left, celebrates with England’s Ellen White, right, after winning the women’s World Cup quarter-final match on Thursday. (Francisco Seco/The Associated Press)

Match completed Thursday:

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 ENG 3 🇳🇴 NOR 0
4 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Round of 16

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 159
2 Logan Zetaruk 158
3 John Lo 140
4 Michael Poplawski 129
5 Virginia Rego 127
Quarter-finals
1 Wes Zetaruk 34
Logan Zetaruk 34
John Lo 34
Virginia Rego 34
5 Michael Poplawski 11

 

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Quarter-finals Predictions

June 27, 2019

All eight teams have support from at least one corner which should make for some changes in our standings. Our key match, to nobody’s surprise, I’m sure, is host France taking on defending champion USA.

Enjoy the matches, and good luck!

QF

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Quarter-finals Predictions

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Quarter-finals Prediction Form Available

June 25, 2019

The Quarter-finals Prediction Form is now available and will be due before play begins Friday. Please make sure that you submit your Quarter-finals predictions by the time shown on the Form.

Prizes
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Italy, Netherlands Complete Quarter-finals Lineup

June 25, 2019
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Italy players celebrate after teammate Aurora Galli scored their side’s second goal during their win over China in the round of 16 on Tuesday. (Claude Paris/Associated Press)

Matches completed Tuesday:

🇮🇹 ITA 2 🇨🇳 CHN 0
4 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

🇳🇱 NED 2 🇯🇵 JPN 1
3 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

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Netherlands’ Lieke Martens celebrates after scoring her side’s second goal from the penalty spot during the women’s World Cup round of 16. (David Vincent/The Associated Press)

Michael was the big mover in this round having seven of the eight winners correct  while sharing the bonus points with all other players for games exactly right. Wes and Logan have swapped places in the two prize spots in our game.

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Round of 16

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 125
2 Logan Zetaruk 124
3 Michael Poplawski 118
4 John Lo 106
5 Virginia Rego 93
Round of 16
1 Michael Poplawski 82
2 Wes Zetaruk 71
3 Logan Zetaruk 66
4 John Lo 64
5 Virginia Rego 57
Group Stage
1 Logan Zetaruk 58
2 Wes Zetaruk 54
3 John Lo 42
4 Michael Poplawski 36
Virginia Rego 36

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Sweden Stymies Canada, USA Edges Spain

June 24, 2019
blackstenius-stina190624-1180 Sweden’s Stina Blackstenius, left, celebrates her goal in the 55th minute with Kosovare Asllani during Monday’s round of 16 match against Canada in Paris. The Swedes won 1-0 to advance to the quarter-finals against Germany. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Matches completed Monday:

USA 2 ESP 1
5 players had match winner correct
1 player (Virginia) had match score correct

SWE 1  CMR 0
1 player (Virginia) had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

1158032617 Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. (15) scores her team’s second goal from the penalty spot to defeat Spain on Monday and advance to the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup in France. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Round of 16 06-24

Overall
1 Logan Zetaruk 112
2 Wes Zetaruk 108
3 Michael Poplawski 100
4 John Lo 94
5 Virginia Rego 83
Round of 16
1 Michael Poplawski 64
2 Logan Zetaruk 54
Wes Zetaruk 54
4 John Lo 52
5 Virginia Rego 47

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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France Works Overtime Against Brazil, England Knock Out Cameroon

June 23, 2019
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Valerie Gauvin, left, of France celebrates her game-opening goal. (Srdjan Suki/EPA-EFE)

Matches completed Sunday:

🇫🇷 FRA 2 🇧🇷 BRA 1
4 players had match winner correct
1 player (Michael) had match score correct

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 ENG 3 🇨🇲 CMR 0
5 players had match winner correct
1 player (Logan) had match score correct

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Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout reacts after her goal is disallowed following a VAR check during her team’s 3-0 loss to England in the Round of 16 at the Women’s World Cup on Sunday. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Round of 16 06-23

Overall
1 Logan Zetaruk 101
2 Wes Zetaruk 96
3 Michael Poplawski 91
4 John Lo 83
5 Virginia Rego 57
Round of 16
1 Michael Poplawski 55
2 Logan Zetaruk 43
3 Wes Zetaruk 42
4 John Lo 41
5 Virginia Rego 21

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Norway Edge Past Australia, Germany Dominate Nigeria

June 22, 2019
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Maren Mjelde of Norway celebrates scoring her team’s third penalty in the penalty shoot out during the 2019 Women’s World Cup Round Of 16 match against Australia. (Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Matches completed Saturday:

🇳🇴 NOR 1 🇦🇺 AUS 1 (4-1 on kicks from the penalty spot)
1 player (Michael) had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

🇩🇪 GER 3 🇳🇬 NGA 0
5 players had match winner correct
2 players (John, Wes) had match score correct

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Germany’s Alexandra Popp, right, shoots the ball next to Nigeria’s Halimatu Ayinde during Germany’s 3-0 win in the Round of 16 at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday. (Laurent Cipriani/The Associated Press)

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Round of 16 06-22

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 78
2 Logan Zetaruk 72
3 John Lo 66
4 Michael Poplawski 63
5 Virginia Rego 47
Round of 16
1 Michael Poplawski 27
2 Wes Zetaruk 24
John Lo 24
4 Logan Zetaruk 14
5 Virginia Rego 11

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Round of 16 Predictions

June 21, 2019

The only match we’re more or less split on is the matchup between the Netherlands and Japan, while Germany, England and the United States are unanimous choices to advance. All other matches have a strong favourite.

Enjoy the matches, and good luck!

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Round of 16 Predictions

Picks
GER 5 NGA 0
NOR 1 AUS 4
ENG 5 CMR 0
FRA 4 BRA 1
ESP 0 USA 5
SWE 1 CAN 4
ITA 4 CHN 1
NED 3 JPN 2

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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Netherlands, USA Top Groups E and F, Cameroon Also Advances to Round of 16

June 20, 2019
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Netherlands forward Lineth Beerensteyn, right, beats Canada goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe for the decisive goal in the Dutch team’s 2-1 victory Thursday at the Women’s World Cup. (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)

Groups completed Thursday:
E: NED-CAN-CMR-NZL
0 players had group order correct

F: USA-SWE-CHI-THA
4 players had group order correct

Logan is our leader after the first round of five in our game, earning bonus points (alongside Wes and John) for having 14 qualifiers correct as well has having three groups exactly correct (the only player to do so).

For download (PDF): FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction Challenge! 2019 Group Stage

Group Stage
1 Logan Zetaruk 58
2 Wes Zetaruk 54
3 John Lo 42
4 Michael Poplawski 36
Virginia Rego 36

Prizes
🥇 $37.50 🥈 $12.50

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