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FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Morocco-Croatia share the spoils, Japan shock Germany, Spain wallop Costa Rica, and Belgium edge past Canada

FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Morocco-Croatia share the spoils, Japan shock Germany, Spain wallop Costa Rica, and Belgium edge past Canada

FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Morocco-Croatia share the spoils, Japan shock Germany, Spain wallop Costa Rica, and Belgium edge past Canada
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Catch all the action from Day 4 of the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 here. Morocco and Croatia played this edition's third goalless draw in the Group F opener at Al Bayt Stadium. A major upset came in the Group E opener as Japan registered a late comeback win against Germany at the Khalifa International Stadium. Later in the day, Spain walloped Costa Rica 7-0 with seven different goal scorers at the Al Thumama Stadium. The action concluded with the second match of Group F between Belgium and Canada, which ended in a narrow 1-0 victory for the Red Devils at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium. Canada attempted over 20 shots in the game as Thibaut Courtois saved Alphonso Davies' penalty before Michy Batshuayi scored the only goal of the game.

Live Updates

And that's a wrap for today. We've got more exhilarating action coming up tomorrow.

Day 5 will be begin with Switzerland vs Cameroon at the Al Janoub Stadium, followed by Uruguay vs South Korea at the Education City Stadium.

The third match will feature Cristiano Ronaldo as Portugal face Ghana at the Ras Abu Aboud Stadium before Brazil take on Serbia in the final game of the evening at the Lusail Iconic Stadium.

Join in for the LIVE commentary of these action-packed games tomorrow. We will see you then. Good night!

Nov 24, 2022 2:59 AM

BELGIUM 1 - 0 CANADA

Canada huffed and puffed but the tantalising wait for their first World Cup goal and points goes on. Thibaut Courtois saved Alphonso Davies' penalty in the 11th minute. Things went from bad to worse for the Canucks when Michy Batshuayi pounced on a long-ball from Toby Alderweireld and smashed the Red Devils into the lead. The Belgians managed to hold on to the one-goal advantage till the end and left the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Qatar with all three points.

The victory puts Belgium at the top of Group F.

Nov 24, 2022 2:37 AM
Nov 24, 2022 2:31 AM

FULL TIME STATS:

Shots:
Belgium 9 - 21 Canada

Shots On Target:
Belgium 3 - 3 Canada

Accurate passes:
Belgium 419 - 351 Canada

Possession:
Belgium 53% - 47% Canada

Nov 24, 2022 2:29 AM

FULL TIME!

BELGIUM 1 - 0 CANADA

The Red Devils cling on and snatch three points in their opening game of the campaign. Canada will look at the stats and wonder how they failed to score their first World Cup goal this evening.

Nov 24, 2022 2:27 AM

90' - 5 MINUTES ADDED!

BELGIUM 1 - 0 CANADA

Nov 24, 2022 2:22 AM

87' - CHANCE!

Larin again! This time he heads an incoming cross but fails to keep it on target.

Nov 24, 2022 2:17 AM

85' - CHANCE!

De Bruyne whips the ball in from a free kick. Dendoncker rises highest to head it but the attempt sails over the bar.

Nov 24, 2022 2:17 AM

83 - YELLOW!

Alistair Johnston picks up a booking for a cynical challenge on Openda.

Nov 24, 2022 2:15 AM

82' - YELLOW!

Alphonso Davies goes into the referee's book after a foul on Trossard.

Nov 24, 2022 2:14 AM

81' - SUBSTITUTIONS FOR CANADA!

Liam Millar ON
Jonathan Osorio ON

Tajon Buchanan OFF
Stephen Eustaquio OFF

Nov 24, 2022 2:13 AM

80' - HEADER!

Larin heads an effort on target but Courtois is on his toes and wraps his gloves around it.

Nov 24, 2022 2:11 AM

78' - SUBSTITUTION FOR BELGIUM!

Ikoma Openda ON
Michy Batshuayi OFF

Nov 24, 2022 2:09 AM

76' - CHANCE!

Alderweireld is quick to react to steal the ball off Larin who was played in by Buchanan from the right flank.

Nov 24, 2022 2:08 AM

THE FINAL QUARTER! BELGIUM 1 - 0 CANADA

The Canucks are doing everything right but are unable to find the final touch in the final third.

Nov 24, 2022 2:06 AM