Queensland are boosted by the return of Billy Slater for game two of the State of Origin series against New South Wales.
Midfielder Badou Ndiaye says Senegal are ready for Poland in a match he describes as a "high-quality clash".
Colombia ended Japan's World Cup campaign four years ago and Eiji Kawashima is desperate to show his side have improved.
Russia flew out of the blocks in sensational fashion at their home World Cup but will have Mohamed Salah to contend with in St Petersburg.
Belgium's experience and quality has them ready to challenge for the World Cup, according to Dries Mertens.
Ahead of their Group F opener against South Korea, Sweden will not be affected by any media pressure, according to Albin Ekdal.
As they did at France 98, England and Tunisia meet in their opening game of the World Cup, this time in Volgograd on Monday.
Mexico may be struggling for potency in attack, but Germany has the in-form Timo Werner spearheading its forward line in Russia.
Mexico may be struggling for potency in attack, but Germany have the in-form Timo Werner spearheading their forward line in Russia.
Back on the world stage for the first time since 2010, Serbia will meet Group E opponents Costa Rica in Samara on Sunday.