Here’s what’s happened today at the FIFA World Cup — and what’s happening tomorrow.
Costa Rica recovered from their 7-0 loss to Spain to beat Japan, while John Herdman’s Canada suffered their second loss. And Germany are in trouble, with only one point from a possible six.
Games played on Monday November 28, 2022
Costa Rica 1 (Fuller 81′)
Spain 1 (Morata 62′)
Germany 1 (Fülkrug 83′)
Morocco 2 (Saiss 73′, Aboukhial 90+2′)
Croatia 4 (Kramarić 36′, 70′, Livaja 44′, Majer 90+4′)
Canada 1 (Davies 2′)
Cameroon 3 (Castelletto 29′, Aboubakar 63′, Choupo-Moting 66′)
Serbia 3 (Pavlovic 45+1′, Milinković-Savić 45+3′, Mitrović 53′)
Games to be played on Tuesday November 29, 2022
Beaten 3-2 by Portugal in their opening Group H encounter, Ghana will look to bounce back as they take on Korea Republic at Education City Stadium, where the Asian side kicked off their campaign with a goalless draw against Uruguay. This is the first competitive meeting between the two teams.
Brazil and Switzerland go head-to-head with top spot in Group G the prize after both teams made winning starts to their campaigns. A Breel Embolo goal gave Switzerland an opening 1-0 victory against Cameroon before Brazil overcame Serbia 2-0 thanks to two Richarlison strikes. Four years ago, the teams drew their opening fixture 1-1 in Rostov, and they also drew 2-2 at the 1950 tournament in São Paulo.
Portugal staked an early claim for top spot in Group H as they followed Uruguay’s opening 0-0 draw with Korea Republic by defeating Ghana 3-2, with Cristiano Ronaldo’s successful penalty making him the first male player to score in five FIFA World Cups. Portugal now face Uruguay knowing that a second victory would secure their place in the round of 16.
South Korea v Ghana
Education City Stadium, Doha, 2am (NZT)
Brazil v Switzerland
Stadium 974, Doha, 5am (NZT)
Portugal v Uruguay
Lusail Stadium, Lusail, 8am (NZT)
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