All 32 groups performed one match every on the World Cup in Qatar, some beginning higher than others.
Listed below are every crew ranked from worst to finest.
Destroyed 6-2 by England, Iran have been probably the most disappointing crew within the first video games. The Asian facet now face Wales, with a defeat ending their World Cup marketing campaign.
Qatar grew to become the primary host nation to lose their opening match of the match after they have been defeated 2-0 by Ecuador. They handle zero photographs on the right track. Lose to Senegal and it is throughout.
30. Costa Rica
Poor Costa Rica was blown to shreds by Spain 7-0. Spain appeared unbelievable, so it is exhausting to be too harsh on Costa Rica, however 90 minutes glided by with out a single shot on the right track.
Humiliated by Saudi Arabia, it was a nightmarish begin for one of many match favourites. They appeared in management after a Lionel Messi penalty, however as soon as the Saudis took the lead one of many World Cup heavyweights could not discover a solution.
The Socceroos received off to an excellent begin towards France, however as soon as the world champions took the lead there was no turning again. Two second targets ended the match within the 4-1 defeat.
Unfortunate to lose to Japan, Germany should now get a end result towards a lethal Spain facet or their World Cup dream is over.
Cameroon have misplaced their final eight matches on the World Cup and are but to face Brazil. He wants a win towards the Swiss or it is goodbye.
Sink by two late targets towards the Netherlands, however but to return Ecuador and Qatar.
Naturally overwhelmed by Brazil, however a win towards Cameroon can put this facet’s marketing campaign again on monitor. The two-0 defeat towards Brazil is just not a catastrophe.
He confirmed some late preventing towards Portugal and can suppose he can nonetheless defeat Korea and Uruguay.
The 2018 finalists can be dissatisfied with Morocco’s draw however will now face Canada.
First World Cup since 1986, they might have scored towards Belgium however missed a late penalty.
Disappointing towards Korea, he’ll now face Portugal. Second favourite on this group however now he will should do it the exhausting approach.
Good attempt to cease Croatia on the draw.
He could be dissatisfied with the draw towards Mexico and can now should beat Saudi Arabia.
He performed nicely for Poland at zero however now faces a determined Argentina.
Stunned by Tunisia, they now face France. A defeat towards the world champions is just not all that far-fetched.
He wanted a late penalty from Gareth Bale to salvage some extent towards the US, however their second help was significantly better. Must beat Iran earlier than an enormous sport with rivals England.
14. United States
He appeared good within the draw with Wales. Face England subsequent, however then Iran within the last sport, then you possibly can nonetheless progress.
13. Republic of Korea
Good end result to cease a disappointing Uruguay on the draw. If they’ll beat Ghana after that, they will be in an excellent place.
They drew Denmark and now face an Australian crew who misplaced 4-1. The large fan assist in Qatar helps to steer this crew.
Three factors towards Qatar, and now in an excellent place in group A to progress.
All the time a quiet winner on the World Cup, the Swiss began with a victory. Then they may face Brazil, however they’re nonetheless in an excellent place.
Lower than spectacular towards Canada, however received.
Nobody gave them an opportunity towards Argentina, however the Falcons are actually on the field workplace of their group. A win towards Poland and undergo.
Two late targets gave them a shock win towards Germany. If they’ll beat Costa Rica, they may virtually undergo to the following spherical.
Removed from convincing within the 2-0 win towards Senegal, however the Netherlands now solely should face Ecuador and Qatar.
He survived the ultimate scare towards Ghana to win 3-2, with Ronaldo breaking the document to grow to be the primary man to attain in 5 World Cups. Portugal will really feel assured of reaching the highest of the group with Uruguay and South Korea on the way in which.
Accidents have battered the French squad, with Karim Benzema dominated out of the match and Lucas Hernandez out with an ACL damage from the Socceroos match, however the world champions look sturdy. How they fare towards Denmark ought to give extra of an concept of the place they stand.
Swept away Serbia, with two targets within the second half. It was removed from an ideal begin for the favourites, however the ease with which they received will already produce other groups fearful.
2. United Kingdom
He demolished Iran and is now answerable for his group. A win towards the US and the Three Lions advance to the following spherical. It is scary how a lot depth this crew has.
A pleasure to observe towards Costa Rica within the 7-0 victory orchestrated by Pedri and Gavi in midfield. They’ll subsequent face Germany and a win would get rid of the 2014 champions.
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