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Brazil, Portugal and France Qualify for the Round of 16, Qatar - Canada Difficult

The group stage for the 2022 World Cup is almost over. The 32 teams only have one game remaining in the group phase of the biggest football tournament.

There are five teams that already know their fate, including hosts Qatar and representatives from North America, Canada who have been confirmed not to qualify for the next round, although they still have the obligation to play one group stage match.

The Samba team – nicknamed Brazil , and Portugal ensured that they qualified for the last 16 phase, following in the footsteps of the defending champion France who had already set foot in the next phase.

The three teams managed to secure six points after successfully silencing their two opponents in the preliminary round.

Kylian Mbappe and colleagues who occupy Group D, successfully beat Australia with a score of 4-1, followed by a narrow victory over Denmark 2-1. The squad nicknamed Les Bleus only has to play their final Group D preliminary match against Tunisia on Wednesday (30/11).

The next team that made it through to the last 16 phase was Brazil, the occupants of Group G. The Samba team won over Serbia with a score of 2-0, followed by their victory over Switzerland 1-0.

Meanwhile, Portugal , who occupy Group H, successfully stepped into the last 16 phase of the 2022 World Cup after defeating Uruguay with a score of 2-0. Christiano Ronaldo and colleagues previously managed to beat Ghana 3-2.

As for the two teams that certainly failed to advance to the next round, namely Qatar and Canada, which did not win a single victory from the two matches they played.

Biggest Win

The biggest victory was inscribed by Spain, which managed to crush Costa Rica 7-0 during its first Group E preliminary match on Wednesday (23/11/2022), then.

The seven goals for the squad nicknamed La Puria Roja were scored by Dani Olmo in 11 minutes, Marco Asensio in 21 minutes, Ferran Torres in 31 and 54 minutes, Gavi in ​​74 minutes, Carlos Soler in 90 minutes, plus the closing goal scored by Alvaro Morata in 90 + 2 minutes.

Current Top Score

Even though they were asked to be the most fertile team while with a score of 8 goals, the top scorer to date has not come from the La Puria Roja team.

The Spanish strikers who listed their names on the top scorers of the 2022 World Cup, only Alvaro Morata and Ferran Torres with only two goals. The current top scorers are Ecuador striker Enner Valencia and French forward Kylian Mbappe with three goals.

The rest, as many as 12 players managed to contribute two goals each for his team. Among them, there is the mainstay of Argentina Lionel Messi, Brazilian striker Richarlison, Iranian player Mehdi Taremi and French striker Oliver Giroud.

For matters of assists, there were six players who managed to provide assists leading to goals with two assists each. Among them, Serbian player Andrija Zivkovic and England striker Harry Kane.

Card

Currently, the referee has taken 10 yellow cards from his pocket. Among the players who have received a yellow card are Abdulelah Almalki (Saudi Arabia0), Alireza Jahanbkhsh (Iran), Mvim Onana (Belgium), and Francisco Calvo (Costa Rica).

The player who received a red card was Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey. He was given a red card after violating one of the Iranian players.