Four matches of the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar were played today. Here are the results for Wednesday, November 23.
The World Cup results of November 23, 2022
- Morocco 0-0 Croatia (Group F).
- Germany 1-2 Japan (Group E) – Goals: Gündogan (33rd from penalty); Ritsu Doan (75th), Takuma Asano (83rd).
- Spain 7-0 Costa Rica (Group E) – Goals: Olmo (11th), Asensio (21st), Torres (31st from penalty, 54th), Gavi (74th), Soler (90th), Morata (92nd).
- Belgium 1-0 Canada (Group F) – Goal: Batshuayi (44th).
Summary of the day
The sensation of the day came from the victory of Japan against Germany (2-1), in group E. Led and close to KO, the partners of Hiroki Sakai reversed the debates in the second half and come to complicate the situation of the Mannschaft. Already eliminated in the group stage at the 2018 World Cup, Hansi Flick’s men will have their backs to the wall against Spain, for their part in demonstration against Costa Rica of Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Keylor Navas (7-0). On Sunday, a defeat against La Roja combined with a victory for Japan and Germany will be officially eliminated before the round of 16. In group F, the goals were not there. Finalist four years earlier against France, Luka Modric’s Croatia was defeated by Morocco (0-0). For Belgium, the debut will have been difficult against Canada of Lille striker Jonathan David. But the Red Devils of Roberto Martinez, who will have seen Thibaut Courtois take out a penalty in the first period, won on the smallest of marks (1-0) thanks to the former Marseillais Michy Batshuayi.
World Cup 2022: the rankings
- Spain: 3 points
- Japan: 3pts
- Germany: 0 pts
- Costa Rica: 0 pts
- Belgium: 3 points
- Croatia: 1pt
- Morocco: 1pt
- Canada: 0 pts