From the evening of December 2 to the early morning of December 3 Beijing time, the third round of matches of groups G and H of the Qatar 2022 World Cup ended. In the first two matches of Group H, the South Korean team defeated Portugal 2:1 with stoppage time by Hwang Hee-chan, and Uruguay defeated Ghana 2:0. In the end, Portugal and South Korea finished in the top two of their group and qualified for the knockout stages. Even though the Uruguayan team had the same points and goal difference as the South Korean team, it was ranked third due to fewer goals than South Korean team out Ghanaian team together.
At 3 o’clock in the morning, the last two group games of Group G began simultaneously. The Brazilian team, which had undergone a large-scale rotation, conceded a goal in stoppage time and lost to Cameroon 0:1. The Swiss team defeated Serbia 3:2. Brazil and Switzerland qualified with 6 points, Cameroon and Serbia finished third and fourth respectively and missed the round of 16.
Qatar World Cup 2022 round of 16 live schedule
So far, the group stage of the 2022 Qatar World Cup has come to an end, and the top 16 have been officially produced. At 23:00 on December 3 Beijing time, the round of 16 will officially begin. The first match will be the Netherlands against the United States. At 03:00 on December 4, Argentina will play against Australia, and at 23:00:00, the French team will play against Poland, England-Senegal at 03:00 on December 5, Japan-Croatia at 23:00 , Brazil-South Korea at 03:00 on December 6, Morocco-Spain at 23:00; 03:00 of December 7, 00 Portugal against Switzerland. The round of 16 will adopt a single elimination system: the winner of the match will advance to the round of 16 and the loser will be eliminated. (Reporter Yang Lei)
Qatar World Cup 2022 top 16 list
3 Asian teams advanced to the knockout stage to set a record
With the South Korean team beating Portugal 2-1, the group matches of the 6 teams participating in the World Cup in Asia ended. In the end, the three teams of Australia, Japan and South Korea successfully transitioned between the top 16, creation of an Asian competition, new record. There are 6 Asian teams participating in this World Cup, which is the most in history, and it is also the first time that three teams have advanced to the top 16. In the previous World Cup, there were two Asian teams who are progressed to the knockout stages, namely in 2002 and 2010, and the teams that progressed were all Japan and South Korea.
Alves becomes the oldest player from Brazil to play in the World Cup
In the match between Brazil and Cameroon, the Brazilian veteran Alves had a chance to start. According to statistics, Alves became the oldest player (39 years and 210 days) to play at the World Cup for Brazil. Alves made his international debut in the warm-up match between Brazil and Ecuador on October 10, 2006. He has played 126 times for Brazil so far and scored 8 goals.
Vlahovic scores on his first World Cup start
In the final round of the World Cup group stage match between Serbia and Switzerland, Vlahovic, who opened his first career World Cup starting game, scored in the 35th minute and once helped Serbia to take the lead 2:1. According to statistics, Vlahovic became the third player in the history of the Serbian team to score a goal in his first match as a starter in the World Cup after Zikic and Ilic in the 2006 World Cup.
Ghana coach Addo announces resignation
In the last round of the group stage of the World Cup, the Ghanaian team lost 0:2 to Uruguay, ending their journey in the World Cup. Ghana coach Addo announced his resignation after the match. Addo said: “Obviously I will step down after I win this World Cup, because my family and my future goal is still in Germany. I like my current job in Dortmund. Even if I lead Ghana to win the World Cup After that, I stepped down. This is a family decision.”
Original title: World Cup Morning Post 丨 The 1/8-final matches are all posted
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