ESPN Digital shares the biggest disappointments of Qatar 2022 before the last day of the group stage
The Group Phase of the Qatar World Cup 2022 is about to end and the first round of the competition has left many surprises, such as the nations that became the biggest disappointments by not advancing to the round of 16.
The four times World Champion arrived at the Qatar World Cup with pending accounts with his fans after being eliminated in the Group Phase of Russia 2018. However, history repeated itself and the Bavarian squad was once again one of the biggest disappointments of the world.
Germany debuted before Japan and the set of Hansi Flick He was widely favourite, however, the Japanese team managed to come back in the last minutes and took all three points. Before Spain, Germany managed to salvage a point and on the last day they beat 4-2 against Costa Ricabut the victory of Japan on Spain left the Bavarians out of the World Cup.
The Teutons become one of the worst disappointments of Qatar and this failure could lead to big changes in German football.
template Gerardo Martino arrived at Qatar In the midst of many doubts, however, the Aztec fans were excited that the tricolor team could advance to at least the knockout stage of the competition.
El Tri debuted with a goalless draw against Poland in a match dominated by the ‘Tata’ squad, Guillermo Ochoa was key when stopping a penalty Robert Lewandowski. In their second group stage match, Mexico had good minutes against Argentinabut Lionel Messi was in charge of breaking the Aztec defense with a long-distance shot and Enzo Fernandez sealed the victory of the ‘Albiceleste’ in the final stretch of the commitment.
The tricolor squad reached the last round with just one point and still had a chance of qualifying for the Round of 16 if they beat Saudi Arabia. Before the “Sons of the desert”, Mexico signed his best game in QatarHowever, their 2-1 victory was not enough to advance to the next round and they fell out of the Group Stage for the first time since 1978.
The Danish squad was one of the best teams in the last edition of the Eurocup, reaching the semifinals of the competition. Due to his performance in the contest of the Uefafans were excited about a historic performance in Qatar.
Nevertheless, Denmark He was far from meeting the expectations of his fans when he said goodbye to the world Cup without knowing victory. The ‘Red Dynamite’ finished in last place in their group with only one point and only one goal scored.
Denmark debuted with a draw against Tunisialost against France on the second day and ended their participation with a surprise defeat against Australiawho managed to qualify for the Round of 16.
The “Red Devils” arrived at the Middle East fair as one of the candidates to win the title by having a squad with great stars, however, Belgium became one of the great disappointments of Qatar.
the squad of Roberto Martinez began its participation in the world Cup with a bad performance before Canada, but still managed to take all three points. On the second day, Belgium suffered a surprise setback against Morocco and on the last day the Belgian team was not able to beat Croatia so they were left out world.
In this way, the golden generation of Belgium would have come to an end without having achieved an important international title and starring in one of the biggest failures of Qatar.