Projected order of finish in Group A:
Youth is provided by
Goals should not be a problem as the forward line of
The absence of
The biggest decision is where to start his best player,
Suarez moved to Holland four years ago and after outshining
The key match will be between France and Uruguay on June 11. France has started the last two tournaments slowly, failing to win either of its first two games. A defeat could magnify tensions already in the camp and leave Uruguay, who plays South Africa next, in pole position. Although the host is confident of qualifying, it would do well to do so in a group that could provide the first big-name European casualty.