Day 4 of the 2022 World Cup delivered a little bit of everything from upsets to breakout performances.
Morocco and Croatia started the match with a scoreless draw. Two giants took to the field throughout the midday competition. Germany eventually fell to the cutting board, with Spain having the most dominant performance of the tournament. The day was capped off by Canada and Belgium in a chippy match as the Red Devils secured three points.
Let’s take a look at some of the biggest moments from Day 4 of the 2022 World Cup.
Japanese submarines shocked Germany
Never underestimate the power of alternatives.
Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano came on as substitutes and scored back-to-back goals in the final 15 minutes.
The Germans, who entered Qatar with high hopes after finishing bottom of their group in 2018, are in danger of another early departure just eight years after their 2014 World Cup victory.
And how did the Japanese fans celebrate their victory? cleaning Around the Khalifa International Stadium.
Spain’s 7-0 routing surprises teenage Gavi
The latest child prodigy has stepped onto the world stage in historic fashion.
Spain put in a real team performance in their 7-0 win over Costa Rica, but it was the teenage midfielder who took center stage when he became the third youngest player to score a goal at the World Cup. It was gabi. Only Brazil’s Pele and Mexico’s Manuel Rosas were 18 and he was 110 days younger than Gabi.
His goal came two days after 19-year-old Jude Bellingham scored for England.Between Bellingham, Gabi and his 19-year-old Spanish teammate Pedri, this Worlds his Cup Showcase of young talent.
Thibaut Courtois blocks Alfonso Davies’ penalty
Despite being one of the best players in the Bundesliga and the heart and soul of the Canadian national team, Davis has only taken one penalty kick for club or national team during his professional career. did not. The lack of experience may have been the difference. Because Courtois blocked Davis’ shot and the Belgian defense swarmed his time and was able to prevent a second attempt.
Canada beat Belgium 22-9, but the Red Devils made the most of the try, taking the lead in the 44th minute and winning 1-0.