Gavi (9) and Ferran Torres (11) were two of the key players in Spain’s thumping victory.Image: IMAGO/Offside Sports Photography
World Cup day
The World Cup experienced its 4th tournament day. Here’s everything you need to know about today’s games.
Morocco 0-0 Croatia
In the first game of Group F, Morocco and Croatia drew 0-0. The Moroccans, as one of the group favorites, did not live up to their expectations in this game. You can read the entire match report here.
Germany 1-2 Japan
The German national team lost their first game at the World Cup in Qatar. In Group E, the team of national coach Hansi Flick was defeated 1:2 by Japan. You can read the entire match report here.
Before the game, the German national team made a sign and covered their mouths.Image: IMAGO / Bildbyran
Spain 7-0 Costa Rica
After the 2-1 defeat of the German national team against Japan, many German football fans watched the duel between the next opponents Spain and Costa Rica. The impressive performance of the Spaniards should have left quite a few with stomach ache.
Because La Roja clearly won 7-0 at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha on Wednesday and showed all their class as a player. You can read the entire match report here.
Belgium 1-0 Canada
Belgium and Canada met in the second group game of Group F on Wednesday evening. Despite a convincing performance, the Canadians around Bayern star Alphonso Davies narrowly lost 1-0 to Belgium. Davies became a tragic hero in the process. You can read the detailed report on this here.
Here you can find out why referee Janny Sikazwe was in the spotlight even before the game and why the internet laughed at his appointment.
Belgium star Kevin de Bruyne pulled the strings in his team’s controlled performance.Image: IMAGO/Matthias Koch
The German national team lost their first game at the World Cup in Qatar. In Group E, the team of national coach Hansi Flick was defeated 1:2 by Japan.