FIFA World Cup 2022: Belgium eeks out against Canada

Michy Batshuayi scored in the 44th minute for Belgium and Canada failed to convert their chances. Both the teams had very less to choose between them as they were neck-to-neck in many aspects.

Belgium eeks out against Canada
Belgium eeks out against Canada

In Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022, Belgium and Canada fought against each other in their Group F clash on 24th November. France thrashed Australia, England thrashed Iran. But Title favorites Argentina lost to Saudi Arabia and Germany lost to Japan. Spain on the other hand scored 7 goals against Costa Rica in a one-sided game. Now, Belgium and Canada had a tough match with one goal making the difference, in the end.

Michy Batshuayi scored in the 44th minute for Belgium and Canada failed to convert their chances. Both the teams had very less to choose between them as they were neck-to-neck in many aspects. Belgium had 9 shots and 3 shots were on target. They had 54% Possession, did 520 Passes, had 83% pass accuracy, made 11 fouls, got 3 Yellow Cards and 4 Corners. Canada had 22 shots and 3 shots were on target. They had 46% Possession, did 429 passes, had 82% accuracy, committed 14 fouls, got 2 Yellow Cards, had 1 offside and 4 corners.

Canada fails to score despite many shots against Belgium
Canada fails to score despite many shots against Belgium

Just before Half-time, Belgium found the lucky break against at tightly defended Canada goal post and that helped them to win their first fixture. Canada fans seemed completely upset with the result but did not lose heart as the team showed great fight. Morocco and Croatia finished their fixture with a draw, this gives Belgium a good chance to top the Group F.