It's prediction time!

Thinking caps on, tipsters! It’s the third round of the McDonald's FIFA World Cup Predictor this weekend. After two matchdays, Argentina’s ronyma leads the global standings on 788 points, with pasiONazul17 (771) of Mexico and Belgian expert kompany (764) in hot pursuit.

National teams around the globe go into battle once again this weekend in search of vital points towards a place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™. Which teams are in top form? Who do you think can win through? On every qualifying matchday, you can test your prediction skill on a range of fixtures selected by As you would expect, we have fantastic prizes on offer to the winners.

Test your skill and knowledge
Examine the list of matches, and pick the team you think will win, or whether you feel the match will end in a draw. Every player also benefits from one joker per matchday, opening the door to extra points if you correctly tip a match you feel particularly confident about.

If you are in any doubt about the outcome of a match, we provide a wealth of information to help you make up your mind. prepares statistics and comparisons for every match. Furthermore, we boast the most comprehensive coverage of qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, including background features, interviews, match reports and detailed post-match analyses.

The McDonald's FIFA World Cup Predictor runs through to the end of qualifying for the 2010 finals. Don’t miss out – join in right away!

Exciting contest, fantastic prizes
As you have come to expect from games, fantastic prizes are on offer to the winners. The overall champion wins a fabulous trip for two to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, including a pair of tickets to a group stage match. Moreover, we are awarding great football-related prizes to the best performer on each matchday. Ready to test your skill? Then study the list of ten matchday 3 fixtures, and get ready to predict the results!

In Europe, EURO 2008 runners-up Germany entertain the up-and-coming Russians. Over in South America, mighty Brazil will go all-out for victory in Venezuela as they seek to improve on a disappointing qualifying campaign to date, while fellow giants Argentina face an equally difficult task against Uruguay. African qualifying features the clash between Sudan and Congo. Try your luck, and add an extra level of excitement to these already fascinating fixtures!

Matchday 3 fixtures:

Senegal - Gambia
Argentina - Uruguay
Jamaica - Mexico
Sweden - Portugal
Guatemala - Trinidad and Tobago
Poland - Czech Republic
Germany - Russia
Turkey – Bosnia Herzegovina
Sudan - Congo
Venezuela - Brazil