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FIFA WC: Germany out despite defeating Costa Rica, Japan and Spain next round…

02:47 AM, 02-Dec-2022

Japan beat Spain 2-1

Japan defeated Spain 2–1. Both teams qualified for the next round.

02:03 AM, 02-Dec-2022

Japan leads 2-1 in match against Spain

Japan leads 2-1 in match against Spain

10:28 PM, 01-Dec-2022

Croatia vs Belgium Live Score: Belgium out of World Cup

Belgium, ranked second in the FIFA rankings, were knocked out of the ongoing Football World Cup in Qatar. He was held to a 0-0 draw by Croatia in Group-F. Belgium needed a win anyway and at least a draw to advance. The Belgian team reached the semi-finals of the World Cup last year. There he was defeated by France. Belgium then defeated England 2–0 in the third-place match.

The Belgian team boasts a host of star players including captain Eden Hazard, one of the best midfielders in the world, Kevin de Bruyne, star striker Romelu Lukaku and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. For this reason this team was called the ‘Golden Generation’ in Belgian football history. Romelu Lukaku, a member of the same Golden Generation, made many mistakes in this match. They missed three easy chances to score. This ‘Golden Generation’ team of Belgium has come of age. This was accepted by Kevin de Bruyne himself. Many of these players will not be seen in the next World Cup.

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It was Belgium star footballer Romelu Lukaku who squandered four really easy chances to score in the second half, crying bitterly in the arms of assistant coach Thierry Henry after the match. Lukaku could not put the ball into the empty goal on three occasions. For the first time since 1998, Belgium failed to pass the group stage barrier.

Vaar snatches penalty from Croatia

The first half was in the name of Croatia. Although Belgium’s Dries Mertens’s powerful kick went wide inches above the goal in the 13th minute, Croatia’s biggest chance of the match came in the 15th minute. Kramrich was brought down in the box by Carrasco on Modrich’s free kick. The referee gave the penalty. Modric also reached to take the penalty and goalkeeper Kortva was also ready, but Varr intervened and showed Lovren lightly offside, and the referee reversed the penalty decision. Croatian players also protested.

Lukaku missed easy chances

In the 46th minute, Belgium fielded Romelu Lukaku. As soon as they arrived, the Belgians launched a series of attacks. Belgium knew they had to win at all costs if they wanted to reach the knockout stage. In the 60th minute, Carrasco aimed right in front of the goal and the ball hit the goalkeeper and reached Lukaku. He just had to put the ball in the goal but his kick hit the bar and went out. His header went wide of the empty goal in the 62nd minute.

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In the 87th minute, he received an excellent pass on the goal line, but could not trap it properly. All he had to do was guide the ball towards the goal. In the 90th minute, he could not trap the cross in front of an empty goal. Lukaku knew that the team pays for his mistakes. He also slammed his hand in the dugout in anger. Belgium had defeated Croatia in the last two international matches. In these, all three goals of victory were scored by Lukaku.

Violent incidents took place in Belgium

After losing to Morocco, there were violent incidents in Belgium. If media reports are to be believed then there were infighting in the Belgian camp as well, which cost the team on the field.

Big teams that have been eliminated from the World Cup so far

Belgium (world number two)

Denmark (World No. 10)

Mexico (world No. 13

09:49 PM, 01-Dec-2022

Croatia vs Belgium Live Score: Belgium team missed the goal

The Belgian players made a great move in the 60th minute, but the team could not score. Carrasco’s shot was blocked by the Croatian goalkeeper, but the ball hit his foot and went in front. Romelu Lukaku standing in front had an empty goalpost. He shot, but the ball came back after hitting the goalpost. In this way the Belgian team missed scoring a goal.

08:53 PM, 01-Dec-2022

Croatia vs Belgium Live Score: Croatia’s penalty rejected

Croatia got a penalty in the 15th minute. Belgium’s Carrasco brought down Croatian striker Kremerij in the penalty box. The referee awarded a penalty to the Croatian team. Luka Modric was ready to take the penalty, but VAR overturned the decision. A Croatia player is found offside. Thus she missed out on taking the lead.

08:31 PM, 01-Dec-2022

Croatia vs Belgium Live Score: First half game starts between Croatia-Belgium

The match between Croatia and Belgium has begun. Even if Croatia draws this match, it will reach the knockout stage. At the same time, Belgium will have to win this match in any case to move forward.

07:59 PM, 01-Dec-2022

Croatia vs Belgium Live Score: Starting XI of both teams

Croatia: Dominik Livkovic (goalkeeper), Josip Juranovic, Dejan Lovren, Josco Guardiol, Borna Sosa, Mateo Kovacic, Luka Modric (c), Marcelo Brojovic, Ivan Perisic, Andrej Kremerich, Marko Livaja

Belgium: Thibaut Courtois (goalkeeper), Thomas Meunier, Toby Alderweireld, John Vertonghen, Timothée Castagne, Axel Witsel, Leander Dendonker, Kevin De Bruyne (captain), Yannick Carrasco, Leandro Trossard, Dries Mertens.

07:45 PM, 01-Dec-2022

FIFA WC: Germany out, Japan and Spain through to next round despite defeating Costa Rica

Hello, welcome to the live blog of Amar Ujala. Defending runners-up Croatia will face Belgium in Group F of the Football World Cup. Croatia can make it to the round of 16 with a win or a draw, while Belgium must win to ensure a place in the knockouts. Croatia and Morocco are the first two in Group F with four points each. Belgium has three points while Canada is out of the tournament having not even opened its account yet.

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