5 embarrassing defeats for the national team at the 2022 World Cup
Thursday 05 January 2023 22:16 WIB
The Costa Rica national team is the country that suffered the most embarrassing defeat at the 2022 World Cup. (FIFAWorldCup Twitter)
SURABAYA, BANGSAONLINE.com – The 2022 World Cup event held in Qatar ended with Argentina being ordained champions after beating France on penalties.
For the Albiceleste, this is the third World Cup trophy in history, having won it in 1978 and 1986.
The excitement of this quadrennial event has been replaced by the continuation of European competition for the 2022-2023 season which has been temporarily suspended. However, many interesting things happened during the 2022 World Cup that are still fresh in memory.
One of the goals scored at the Qatar World Cup party took place. Out of a total of 64 games, the World Cup which was held for the first time in the Middle East produced 172 goals. This means that the 22nd edition of the World Cup holds the record for most goals of all time since its first edition in 1930 in Uruguay. Of the total goals, several were created in a number of games which resulted in an embarrassing defeat for their country’s national team. Here are five embarrassing defeats for the national team at the 2022 World Cup.
1. Croatia 4 – 1 Canada
The national team’s first embarrassing defeat at the 2022 World Cup came on matchday two of Group F of the 2022 World Cup, where Canada lost 1-4 to the 1998 World Cup runners-up , Croatia. The game which took place at the Khalifa International Stadium on Sunday (27/11/2022) turned into a heartbreaking night for John Herdman’s side. Even if he created the surprise by scoring the first goal. The Concacaf Zone qualifier master was rendered helpless by the creation of four goals against Milan Borjan.
2. Brazil 4-1 South Korea
An embarrassing defeat at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar pinned the South Korean national team. In the Round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup held at 974 Stadium in Doha on Tuesday (6/12/2022), Son Heung-min and his friends were forced to suffer a crushing 1-4 loss to to the giant Brazil team. .
Team Samba’s four game-winning goals were each thanks to the actions of Vinicius Jr., Neymar, Richarlison and Lucas Paqueta in the first round. The Taeguk Warriors only managed to score a consolation goal thanks to Paik Seung-ho’s second-half action.
Taeguk Warriors, who qualified for Qatar as Group A runners-up in the Asian Zone Qualifier, became the second team to suffer the same 4-1 loss as Canada.
3. England 6-2 Iran
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