The 2022 FIFA World Cup Continued Wednesday on FOX Belgium is prevailing Canada It was a 1-0 draw at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar.
Belgium vs Canada
Michy Batshuayi had a moment of brilliance as Belgium beat Canada 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Michy Batshuayi’s goal in the 44th minute proved to be the difference in the game. Despite several chances, Canada is still looking for its first World Cup goal and now falls to 0-4-0 all-time. The key was Belgium’s penalty kick, which Canada could have scored. also brought criticism.
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Here are the highlights from Belgium’s win!
Belgium 1, Canada 0
10′: Belgium take the penalty kick!
A video review revealed that Canada star Alphonso Davies had awarded Belgium a free kick on the volley. But Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has been here before and showed his experience at full stretch to ensure Canada remains in search of its first World Cup goal.
Thibaut Courtois saved the penalty for Belgium
Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois scores a stunning free kick against Canada after a volley at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
31′: Canada still can’t get through!
The Canadians had several shot attempts in the first half, including several on goal. But Canada’s attack had no success against Belgium’s backline and 2018 World Cup Golden Glove winner Courtois.
38′: No call, good for Belgium
Should Axel Witsel have taken a penalty here? The judges said no.
44′: Belgium strike first!
Michy Batshuayi’s assist gave Belgium a 1-0 lead just before first-half extra time.
Belgium’s Michy Batshuayi scored against Canada in the 44th minute.
Did Belgium get away with another penalty in the first half?
FOX Sports’ rules analyst Mark Clattenburg and pundit Stu Holden said the VAR review was flawed and could have given Canada a second penalty in the first half.
68′: Slide to prevent a great shot!
Belgium looked to have a chance to extend their lead, but Richie Lariae’s timely slip prevented Batshuayi from firing.
80′: Courtois AGAIN
The Belgian goalkeeper has put on another show on the World Cup stage. Courtois made another big save in the Canadian goal to give the team the lead.
Scene before the game
Canada is out to make history
Not only is Canada looking for its first World Cup win and draw, but it’s also scoring its first World Cup goal. The Canadians are hoping a strong showing in Qatar will kick-start a passion for soccer in their home country.
“O Canada” at the World Cup!
Before the match, the national anthems of Belgium and Canada were played, which is the first time since 1986 that the song “O Canada” has been played at the World Cup.
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