Gary Neville’s analysis of Saudi Arabia was questioned by ROY KEANE, leaving his fellow pundits in stitches.
The two former Manchester United players and Micah Richards examined World Cup group C.
Argentina are the group favorites, but Mexico and Poland are also vying to advance, making the second qualification spot very competitive.
Neville asserted that Saudi Arabia’s backing could give them the advantage they needed, and Keane responded in his characteristically sarcastic way.
Second in that group? asked Neville. Arab States? Due to their ability to drive across the border, they will bring tens of thousands of fans.
And can they play for them? replied Roy Keane.
Neville and Richards burst into fits of laughter at that, and Keane indulged in a small chuckle as well.
Neville then added: “It’s 10,000 vs 11.”
Tuesday’s opening match between Saudi Arabia and Argentina at the Lusail Iconic Stadium will be a tough test for them.
They are 750/1 long shots to win the competition, but they could spring a few surprises in the group stage.
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