World Cup 2022 FIFA World Cup - Group F - (Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia)

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Croatia day and night from last game. Really found something on the brink of elimination down 1-0
 

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Some champagne football from Croatia to win that 4-1, they taught Canada a lesson on the big stage.

That was like the France v Australia game where Australia got up by 1 goal then France slammed on 4 goals.
 

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Amazing display by Morocco!!! Well done! Too quick
They should have defended the first goal better. They are simply a team starting to decline, that is just how it is for smaller nations, they will have significant ups and downs in talent level over time.
 

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They wasted their big chance by having Martinez in charge for most of it.

Martinez has to go, Belgium looked like a rabble tonight, no cohesion and we were relying on the individual brilliance of KDB and Mertens to finish,

Courtois is a great goalkeeper but he got no help from his defenders, you need to have defenders putting a block on, Courtois was hung out to dry.

Martinez is a Brett Ratten, Belgium need to find a Ross Lyon.
As someone who hasn't followed Belgium's football team closely but always assumed they'd be a powerhouse could you please enlighten me a little as to why the blame comes with him? From the outside it seems they've clearly underachieved.
 

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Pity for Canada. They really have improved significantly. Impressive qualifying campaign.
Croatia still looking like they ll be quarter finalist at best. Meh team overall.
 

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As someone who hasn't followed Belgium's football team closely but always assumed they'd be a powerhouse could you please enlighten me a little as to why the blame comes with him? From the outside it seems they've clearly underachieved.

When a lot of the Belgian players play better in club football than they do for Belgium you have to question the guy in charge of them.

I know performing well in World Cup football is usually more difficult than performing well in club football but even so I think Belgium could do better with a better coach.

Last night's loss was very costly for them, they now need to beat Croatia to guarantee that they will progress to the Round of 16 which looks unlikely.
 

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A half decent manager would have gone deep in a tournament with this Belgium team. Martinez is useless.
 

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Carn Morocco. Any team named the Red Devils belongs in the bin.
 

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Canada with some abysmal touches in defence cough it up, keeper lobbed, goal Morocco
 

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That is matchfixing level goalkeeping
 

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Morocco finishes top of their group, and world number 2 Belgium miss the knockouts, what a sight that might be.
 

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Sounds like there is some French commentary going on in the background of the Belgium v Croatia game which is quite annoying.
 

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Great ball from De Bruyne, Mertens should have done better with that chance.
 

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A penalty paid to Croatia, didn't look much in that.
 

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And now the penalty gets overturned with the VAR,

The right call in the end.
 

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Morocco on target to top the group!


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Red Devils are going home unless Morocco * up a 2 goal lead. Canada really crumbled this world cup
 

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