Thursday (1st) of the World Cup was surprising with Germany and Belgium eliminated and with the underdogs Morocco and Japan in the top positions of the groups
On Friday (2), groups G and H (see list below🇧🇷 The two matches of each group take place at the same time, at 12h and 16h. At the end of each day of the event, the Sheet publishes the summary and statistics of the games, such as shots on goal, ball possession and other numbers.
Costa Rica vs Germany
Costa Rica fought back, but couldn’t hold on to their advantage over Germany for long. With the final score 4-2 and a game full of twists and turns, the Germans were eliminated because of the result between Japan and Spain. This is the second time in a row that the team has fallen in the group stage.
japan vs spain
Decisive match for the elimination of Germany, Japan overcame Spain by 2 to 1. Now, Japan will face Croatia in the round of 16. The Japanese team took advantage of the rare moment with possession of the ball in the first half. In the second, they went all-or-nothing and managed an incredible comeback.
canada vs morocco
Morocco managed a historic classification to the round of 16. The 2-1 victory against Canada was born in the first 45 minutes, with goals from Ziyech and En-Nesiry, while the second half was a great defensive effort to secure the result.
Croatia vs Belgium
Belgium, semifinalist in 2018, said goodbye to the Qatar tournament this Thursday with a 0-0 draw with Croatia, in Group F. The Croats, finalists four years ago, advanced in second place.
See the quarter-final qualifiers
Brazil and six others are already in the round of 16 of the Cup. Click here and see dates.
What are the games this Friday (2)?
12h – South Korea vs Portugal
12h – Ghana vs Uruguay
4 p.m. – Cameroon v Brazil
4 p.m. – Serbia v Switzerland
View the X-ray of all selections
Click here and check out the statistics and characteristics of each of the players –from height and weight to distribution on the field– and important data about the 32 selections in the tournament.
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