Fado's Footy Update 1: Russia starts World Cup with huge win

Jason Longshore
June 14, 2018 - 4:37 pm
Russia forward Artem Dzyuba

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Atlanta United color analyst Jason Longshore brings you the first Fado's Footy Update, a daily podcast revolving around the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

In Episode 1:

Russia's 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia

  • Late goals crucial...
  • Makes rest of the group very interesting.

Preview Egypt-Uruguay

  • Egypt's Mo Salah will be fit. But, will he start?
  • 5-0 Russian win puts pressure on Egypt.

Preview Morocco-Iran

  • Morocco did not allow a goal in World Cup qualifiers.
  • Fun match. Iran is deadly on counter attacks.

Preview Portugal-Spain

  • Highlight for Friday.
  • Tons of talk about Spain as Julen Lopetegui was fired on the eve of the World Cup.
  • What does this do to Spain's confidence?
  • Can Portugal make it past their World Cup hump?