Belgium Is In A Squeeze To Qualify For FIFA World Cup Round Of 16

The “Group of Death” for the FIFA World Cup 2022 has actually turned out to be Group F. The 2018 tournament’s runners-up, Croatia, did well to get 4 points from 2 games, while Morocco, who is now in second place with 4 points, has also done well. Belgium has just 3 points after 2 games, with one victory and one loss to their credit. Having failed to earn a single point from their first two games, Canada, the fourth-placed squad, has already been eliminated.

The favorites to advance from Group F going into the last round of games are Croatia and Morocco, while Belgium is playing on difficult terrain. Here is how the situation seems:

Croatia: The situation is straightforward for Luka Modric’s team when they face Belgium in their last group encounter. They would advance to the Round of 16 if they defeated Belgium or drew with them. Even if Canada defeated Morocco in their last game, a loss would suffice.

Morocco: Morocco is in a same situation as Croatia given that they must either defeat or draw Canada to guarantee their entry into the round of 16. If Croatia lost to Belgium or drew with them in their last encounter, a defeat would also be sufficient for them to advance.

Belgium: Belgium must almost certainly defeat Croatia in order to advance to the Round of 16. If Canada defeats Morocco by at least a 4-goal margin, a draw may potentially be sufficient. They would be eliminated if they lost.

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