Manchester boss and Portuguese master strategist José Mourinho thinks Australia would get past Peru and Denmark to second round of World Cup, along with France. Mourinho, who managed Chelsea and Real Madrid, also predicts that France will top Group C to move through.
Mourinho said that picking one team over another is really tough for him. He also mentioned that he should not be emotional while picking, yet emotion plays some role. He also mentioned he has conflicting wishes with for his Manchester United players, saying he wants them to win, but at the same time he also wants them to enjoy holiday and come back afresh.
⚽ Did José Mourinho really just pick ???????? #Australia (@Socceroos) over ???????? #Denmark (@DBUfodbold) and ???????? #Peru (@SeleccionPeru) to come 2nd in Group C? #WorldCup2018 #MatchMourinho https://t.co/gDAHCKATeQ pic.twitter.com/bTZa3fcXft
— RT (@RT_com) June 6, 2018
This is a fearless prediction from ‘Special One’, as not many experts, have put Australia above Denmark and Peru to move past group league. Peru and Denmark rank 11th and 12th respectively in FIFA Ranking. Currently France ranks 7th and Australia ranks 40th in the list.
However the matches in tournament of this nature depends upon on a given day. The recent performance of Socceroos, as it beats Czech Republic (FIFA Ranking 44) 4-0, is encouraging for their supporters. Australia plays Hungary this weekend in the last warm-up match before World Cup.
Australia faces France in their first match in the World Cup campaign on June 16, Saturday.