The Surprising Results of 2022 World Cup Matches Last Night
- AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin
The first encounter was between the Croatian national team and the Moroccan national team as representatives of the African continent. The two teams faced each other at Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor, Qatar in a Group F match.
Croatia as the runner-up of the 2018 World Cup was favored to win this match. However, Morocco managed to hold Luka Modric and friends with a goalless score.
After that, there was a surprising result in the 2022 World Cup in Group E. The German national team as representative of Europe was defeated by the Asian representative, the national team of Japan. The match took place at Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar, and finished with a score of 2-1.
Having fallen behind Ilkay Guendogan's penalty, the Blue Samurai team fought back through Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano in the second half.
After that, the next match was Group E. European representatives, the Spanish national team managed to get a landslide victory of seven goals without reply against the Costa Rican national team.