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How well do surprise packages do at the World Cup?

Underdogs —just bark or also bite?

Photo by Eric Masur on Unsplash

Surprise packages

Which teams have surprised us?

2018

2014

2010

2002

1998

1994

1990

1974

1966

1962

1938

How do surprise packages fare?

  • 39% bowed out in the quarter-finals
  • 27% have managed 3rd place
  • 17% reached the semi-final (4th place)
  • 17% reached the Final

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