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The 2022 edition of the FIFA World Cup will be contested between 32 teams in Qatar. Brazil and Argentina are early favourites for bookies, but rarely the tournament goes as per the odds placed upon the teams.
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Let’s take a look at five dark horses in the tournament who can spring up a surprise.
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Serbia Serbia will back themselves to break the luckless run of getting knocked out of the first round of the World Cup. They have an in-form striker in Aleksander Mitrovic and the young legs of Dusan Vlahovic and Dusan Tadic.
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Denmark Denmark had already defeated France this year, and they will face the defending champion again in the Group stage clash in Qatar. One shouldn't be shocked if France come out of this encounter as the second best.
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Senegal For the first time in their history, Senegal secured World Cup qualification two times in a row. They will be hoping that Sadio Mane, their poster boy, gets fit before the tournament. They are pooled in an easy group, consisting of Qatar, Ecuador, Netherlands.
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Wales Under the leadership of the remarkable Gareth Bale, Wales, the perennial dark horse, will be looking to stun the heavyweights. Their only real challenge in the group stage is a match against England. Senegal or France are their potential opponents in the next round.
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Uruguay Uruguay will be aiming to give a fitting farewell to two of their greatest players of an era, Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani. They also have the service of Fede Valverde, who can single-handedly win them a game with his powerful strikes.
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