Marcotti's World Cup PredictionsPosted: Sunday May 19, 2002 11:52 AM
Updated: Sunday May 26, 2002 4:06 PM
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In the first round, teams play one game against each of the others in their group. Team get three points for a win, one for a draw. The winner and runner-up in each group advance to the second round. The remainder of the tournament is single elimination.
Darkhorse Team: Cameroon
Predicted Top Scorer: Ronaldo
FIRST ROUND (May 31-June 14)
SECOND ROUND (June 15-18)
Cameroon (Winner E) d. Paraguay (Runner-up B)
QUARTERFINALS (June 21-22)
Brazil d. France
SEMIFINALS (June 25-26)
Brazil d. Argentina
FINALS (June 30)
Italy d. Brazil 3-2