Soccer World Cup 2022 - Which teams have pulled out of the FIFA Championship?

2022-12-03 08:41

Soccer World Cup 2022 - Which teams have pulled out of the FIFA Championship?

Here's an overview of the teams eliminated as the knockout stages of the World Cup in Qatar draw near, with the tournament ending December 18 .

Which teams were eliminated from the World Cup?

Qatar - Hosts Qatar are the first side to be eliminated following defeats in Ecuador (2-0) and Senegal (3-1) . They finished on one point after beating the Netherlands 2-0 in their final group game .

Ecuador - Ecuador came very close to reaching the last 16 and equaling their best performance in 2006 , but were eliminated after beating African champions Senegal 2-1 .

IRAN - Despite being thrashed 6-2 by England in their Group B opener , Iran's 2-0 win over Wales gave them a glimmer of hope in their historic march to the last 16 . However, they were eliminated from the tournament after a 0-1 loss to Team USA.

Wales - Wales , participating in the global tournament for the first time since 1958 , are bottom of Group B with one point and one goal .

MEXICO - Mexico missed out on goal difference behind Poland, ending a run of seven successive World Cup rounds of 16 appearances . Mexico coach Tata Martino took full responsibility for their exit and said he would not extend his contract with the federation (FMF) .

SAUDI ARABIA - After Qatar opened with a stunning 2-1 win over Argentina, Saudi Arabia lost 2-0 to Poland and saw their hopes of beating Mexico 2-1 in the knockout stages dashed.

TUNISIA - Tunisia beat defending champions France 1-0 in their final Group D game, but it wasn't enough to see them progress to the 16th after they drew with Denmark and were beaten by Australia in their previous two games. powerful.

DENMARK - Denmark are bottom of Group D after a draw with Tunisia and losses to France and Australia .

GERMANY - Germany have been eliminated from the World Cup group stage for the second time in a row, finishing third in Group E behind Japan and Spain .

COSTA RICA -- Costa Rica were knocked out of Group E after a 4-2 loss to Germany in their final Group E match , and they are last on three points after a 7-0 loss to Spain before beating Japan 1-0 .

BELGIUM - Group F favorites Belgium have won just one of their three games and sit third in the group with four points. Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez , who has been in charge since 2016 and led his side to the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup, said he would quit his job following the team's exit.

CANADA - Canada, participating in the World Cup for the first time since 1986 , finished bottom of Group F with three defeats .

Which teams qualify for the knockout stages?

Group A : Netherlands and Senegal

Group B : England and United States

Group C : Argentina and Poland

Group D : France and Australia

Group E : Japan and Spain

Group F : Morocco and Croatia