The FIFA World Cup is almost done with the group stage matches, with the final round of matches underway and some teams are already on their way home.
Host Qatar became the earliest team to exit the World Cup 2022, after a loss to Senegal, its second consecutive loss after a defeat to Ecuador in the opening fixture.
It also became the only host nation to exit the tournament after Matchday 2.
Canada, making its return in the FIFA World Cup after 36 years, followed. The Maple Leafs showed promise against Belgium, but lost the match, with Michy Batshuayi scoring the winner.
A Look At Countries That Have Been Eliminated From 2022 World Cup So Far
In the next match, though Alphonso Davies scored Canada’s first-ever goal in the World Cup, Croatia, the runner-up of the 2018 FIFA World Cup made a comeback with three goals, eliminating them from the World Cup.
On Matchday 3, two more countries were knocked out of the FIFA World Cup. Here is a list of the countries that have been eliminated from the tournament so far.
More countries will be sent packing from the tournament after the conclusion of Groups C and D fixtures later today.
BY IYABO AINA
Publisher Of News Rain Nigeria