Germans close on ilirqorri
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A trip for two to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ awaits the winner of the McDonald's FIFA World Cup Predictor. ilirqorri's grip on this fantastic prize loosened over Matchdays 12 and 13.

The Albanian's combined total of 334 points allowed three Germans to close to within touching distance of him. Second-placed Schwitzkaste posted a steady 446 and she is now just 97 shy of the leader, while Schiri is just five points further back after correctly anticipating 15 out of the 20 results for an impressive 595-point return.

xpert0 posted 530 points to climb to fourth. He employed his joker expertly on Matchday 12, his prediction of a 0-0 scoreline between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia earning . However, the 178 points he received from that one match was more than he did from the following Matchday.

camito excelled on Matchday 13, scoring 386 points to leap to fifth. The Colombian successfully predicted the outcome of nine from ten matches, and Serbia's 1-1 draw with France rewarded her with joker points.

Israel's kolobok, Colmbian diegojuva and portugoal of Austria slid to sixth, seventh and eighth respectively. Guatemala's swietenia and rafaelcastro of Uruguay make up the top ten.

Kings for a day
Matchday 12 belonged to Aladinho. The Tunisian accurately predicted all ten results, including away wins for Brazil, Cameroon and Mexico and Sweden, and notched a remarkable 536 points.

Seven competitors managed an unsurpassed 461points on Matchday 13: ferramos, team11, ECHIKH, fhdez78, guilhermesp, henary15 and dazed88.

The deadline for Matchday 14 on the McDonald's FIFA World Cup Predictor is 10 October.