FIFA World Cup 2022: Belgium with a thrilling win over Canada
FIFA World Cup 2022: Belgium won the match between Canada and Belgium as part of the FIFA World Cup. The Canadian team, which appeared strong from the start of the game, created many opportunities. But finally could not convert them into goals.
At the same time, Belgium player Michy Batshuayi converted his only chance. At the end of the first half, Belgium took a 1-0 lead. Earlier, Belgium player Yannick Carrasco was shown a yellow card for a foul in the box and Canada also got a penalty kick.
But Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois guessed correctly and blocked the goal. It was the team’s easiest chance. Canada could not use it either. Canada was unable to capitalize on the hard-earned chances that followed.
The Belgium team, which was in the lead in the first half, looked enthusiastic after the second half started. Compared to the first half, their performance also improved. Canada also fought very well. But the goals failed to equalize.
With this victory, Belgium became the first team to win in Group F. With this thrilling victory, the Belgian team created another record. Brazil broke the record of 8 consecutive victories in the FIFA World Cup group stage. Midfielder Kevin de Bruyne was awarded the ‘Player of the Match award.
It also topped the group with three points. Earlier, Croatia and Morocco also faced each other in this group. But this match ended in a draw. With this both, the teams got one point.