The Battle of Group B
Good morning once again, Gentlemen.
Today sees probably the only realistic chance for the natural order of Group B to be disrupted. New Zealand seem set to top the Pool. South Africa seem set to finish 2nd. Italy will want to have something to say about that.
It’s hard to see them doing it. They beat a South African team not so long ago, which is something from which they will draw confidence. But that South African team was a shell of itself, and I think they’ll be too good for Italy today.
But one way or another, both sides will be up for this. Whichever side wins, will probably go through 2nd.
I love a good underdog story, so it’d be nice to see Italy get the win. But while heart says Italy, head says South Africa.