Steven Naismith and John Stones are competing against one another throughout the 2014 World Cup.
The Everton duo may not be in Brazil, but that hasn't prevented a competitive element from developing from their budding friendship.
And the battle to be the most accurate World Cup predictor is underway.
With the tournament kicking off on Thursday evening, both men went for the host nation to beat Croatia in Group A.
Naismith earned a point in plumping for a Brazil win, but Stones stole a march by perfectly predicting the 3-1 scoreline. His pinpoint accuracy garnered a full three-point return.
Day two sees a full schedule of three games and the Blues pair have provided their latest tips.
How do they see the repeat of the 2010 final between Spain and the Netherlands ending up? Do they predict former Blue Tim Cahill to net in his third World Cup?
View their predictions below and keep checking back on evertonfc.com each day to chart their progress.