With the conclusion of Day 12 on the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, a complete of 12 groups discover themselves lined up for the knockout stage. Alongside the 12 certified groups, France and Portugal have additionally sealed qualification, however are but to play their last league video games. The highest two groups from every group will advance into the Spherical of 16. Whereas the FIFA World Cup 2022 Spherical of 16 kicks off on December 3, right here’s a take a look at the groups which are via and the confirmed Final 16 fixtures thus far.
Group A – Netherlands and Senegal
The Netherlands certified for the Spherical of 16 because the group winners after defeating Senegal by 2-0, drawing 1-1 in opposition to Ecuador, and successful 2-0 in opposition to Qatar of their last group match. The Dutch facet amassed a complete of seven factors. Alternatively, Senegal completed second within the desk with two wins in opposition to Ecuador (2-1) and Qatar (3-1), which took their factors tally to 6.
Group B – England and USA
England completed as Group B winners with a 6-2 win over Iran, a goalless draw in opposition to the USA, and a 3-0 win over Wales. The English facet additionally earned seven factors, forward of the USA who completed second with 5 factors. The USA gained their last group recreation by 1-0 in opposition to Iran after drawing 1-1 in opposition to Wales and 0-0 in opposition to England.
Group C – Argentina and Poland
The Lionel Messi-led Argentina gained two video games by the same scoreline of 2-0 in opposition to Mexico and Poland, regardless of beginning their marketing campaign with an upset loss in opposition to Qatar. Whereas Argentina was first in Group C with six factors, Poland certified as runners-up with 4 factors. Mexico additionally had 4 factors however have been behind in objective distinction.
Group D – France and Australia
The KylianKylian Mbappe-starrer France was the primary staff to advance into the FIFA World Cup Spherical of 16 with two straight wins over Australia and Denmark. Regardless of shedding to Tunisia of their last recreation, the defending champion completed on the high of the standings with six factors. Australia defeated Tunisia and Denmark additionally to earn six factors however completed second behind France on account of objective distinction.
Group E – Japan and Spain
Japan completed on the high of the Group E desk with wins over former champions Spain and Germany. Whereas Japan led the group with six factors, Spain and Germany have been tied at 4 factors. Nonetheless, Germany obtained knocked out of the Final 16 race regardless of successful in opposition to Costa Rica as Spain had a greater objective distinction.
Group F – Morocco and Croatia
Morocco grew to become the Group F toppers with victories in opposition to Belgium and Canada. Croatia additionally defeated Canada and returned with attracts in opposition to Belgium and Morcoo to earn 5 factors. Belgium’s marketing campaign ended after they discovered themselves on the third spot within the factors desk with 4 factors.
Confirmed FIFA World Cup 2022 Spherical of 16 fixtures thus far