Friday’s World Cup motion marks the tip of an exhilarating group stage that has already witnessed several shock results, VAR controversy and giants like Belgium and Germany dumped out. But there remains to be time for more drama, with Brazil and Portugal among the many teams taking to the pitch before the knockouts start.
The world remains to be reeling from Germany’s exit on Thursday after Japan’s eyebrow-raising 2-1 win against Spain, with local media blasting Hansi Flick’s side. A conspiracy theory has emerged from Spain vs Japan, which is able to undoubtedly sting German hearts further.
Brazil and Portugal won’t suffer the identical fate, already securing secure passage into the last 16, but they’re vying to seal top spot against Cameroon and South Korea, respectively. Away from Brazil in Group G, Serbia face Switzerland knowing a win would see them leapfrog their European rivals into second.
In Group H, Ghana only need a draw against Uruguay to knock out Luis Suarez and co and gain retribution for his or her 2010 demise. Express Sport brings you all the most recent news, team news and response from Qatar because the 2022 World Cup enters the business end.
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