FIFA’s rankings are notoriously inconsistent, so don’t put too much stock in Tunisia’s No. 14 ranking. Yes, the Eagles of Carthage put together a nine-game unbeaten streak ahead of Russia, but that run included a scoreless draw with Libya, a 2-2 result against the Democratic Republic of Congo, and 1-0 wins over Costa Rica and Iran. Coach Nabil Maaloul deserves a ton of credit for getting Tunisia to the tournament after a 12-year absence; if the experienced coach can somehow navigate past England and Belgium and get his team to the knockout rounds, he will become an instant legend.Michael Regan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Ellyes Skhiri Michael Regan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Wahbi Khazri Michael Regan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Dylan Bronn
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