Quizkid the target for challengers
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USA's bamyaz and kammer of Germany entered Round 2 of the FIFA World Leagues Predictor occupying the top two spots, and although they were unable to remain there, this past weekend belonged to their countrymen.

Quizkid stormed into pole position, his 475-point return indebted to another successful use of his joker, this time to predict that Spartak Moscow and Dinamo Moscow would draw 1-1. The German has little breathing space at the top, however, with Malaysia's jimyboyd just 17 points adrift and juanpuzio of Argentina a further five back in third. Mexican devildriver climbed 14 places into fifth, with bamyaz one place above him after falling from the summit.

Two of the American's compatriots nonetheless made significant moves up the ladder. bigd01 and juice71285 both scored an unparalleled 510 points and one of them, selected at random, will receive a signed jersey from a FIFA World Cup™ winner.

Now, though, it's time to turn your attention to Round 3. Will Saint-Etienne striker Bafetimbi Gomis be able to get one over on his France team-mate and Lyon counterpart Karim Benzema in their Ligue 1 derby? Will Deportivo's Mexican stars or Real Madrid's Dutch contingent be left celebrating at the end of their La Liga opener? And who will win the Serie A opener between Fiorentina and Juventus?

These are among the questions you must endeavour to answer before midnight CET on Friday. Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to predict...

Round 3 (30 & 31 August)
Saint-Etienne-Lyon (France)
Fiorentina-Juventus (Italy)
Utrecht-PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Deportivo-Real Madrid (Spain)
Inter Baku-Gilan Qabala (Azerbaijan)
La Paz-Bolivar (Bolivia)
Atletico Paranaense-Palmeiras (Brazil)
Once Caldas-Santa Fe (Colombia)
Atlante-Real San Luis (Mexico)
FC Dallas-Columbus Crew (USA)